Ted a'Beckett

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Ted a'Beckett
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Personal information
Full name Edward Lambert a'Beckett
Born (1907-08-11)11 August 1907
St Kilda East, Victoria, Australia
Died 2 June 1989(1989-06-02) (aged 81)
Terang, Victoria, Australia
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm fast-medium
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 128) 29 December 1928 v England
Last Test 6 January 1932 v South Africa
Domestic team information
Years Team
1927–1932 Victoria
Career statistics
Competition Test First-class
Matches 4 47
Runs scored 143 1,636
Batting average 20.42 29.21
100s/50s 0/0 2/7
Top score 41 152
Balls bowled 1,062 9,196
Wickets 3 105
Bowling average 105.66 29.16
5 wickets in innings 3
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 1/41 6/119
Catches/stumpings 4/– 35/–
Source: Cricinfo, 2 October 2009

Edward Lambert ("Ted") a'Beckett (born 11 August 1907 in St Kilda East, Victoria, died 2 June 1989 in Terang, Victoria) was an Australian cricketer who played in four Tests between 1928 and 1931. He also played in 47 first-class matches for Victoria.

A solicitor by profession, he was also an all-round sportsman who also played Australian rules football before being seriously injured. After his retirement a'Beckett was involved in the administration of the Victorian Cricket Association.

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