Bill Edrich

Bill Edrich
Full Name:Bill Edrich
Date of birth:26 / 03 / 1916
Role:Batsman
Batting style:Right-hand
Bowling style:Unknown

Career summary

- Test debut, England v Australia at Nottingham - June, 1938

- A courageous right-handed batsman who faced pace with relish and accepted the blows that were likely to come with it.

- Particularly strong against the short ball, he favoured the cut, hook and pulled drive.

- A short man, he also bowled low, sling deliveries with deceptive speed off a short run.

- Was a Wisden's Cricketer of the Year in 1940.

Test Matches

Batting
Career Span:1938-1955
Matches:39
Innings:63
Not Outs:2
Runs:2440
Highest Score:219
Average:40.0
50s:13
100s:6
Ducks:3
Pairs:0
Caught Out:30
Stumped Out:2
Bowling
Innings Bowled:51
Overs:483.0
Maidens:81
Runs Conceded:1693
Wickets:41
5 Wicket Innings:0
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:41.29
Economy Rate:3.51
Best bowling in Innings:4/68