John Edrich

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Birthday
21, 1937
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1937 (age 81)
Birthplace
England

About

Fearless batsman considered one of the finest of his generation, represented England in Tests from 1963 to 1976, Member of the British Royal Empire.

Before Fame

He was a military man who played cricket for the Combined Services in 1956 and 1957.

Trivia

He was diagnosed with a rare form of incurable leukemia known as Waldenstrom's in 2000.

Family Life

His four cousins, Eric Edrich, Bill Edrich, Geoff Edrich, and Brian Edrich, all played first-class cricket.

Associated With

He was succeeded by the wicket-keeper-batsman Alan Knott as captain of the English ODI team in 1975.