Edward Martin (cricketer)

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Edward Martin
Personal information
Full name Edward Martin
Born (1814-11-24)24 November 1814
Brenchley, Kent, England
Died 31 October 1869(1869-10-31) (aged 54)
Barcombe, Sussex, England
Batting style Right-handed
Domestic team information
Years Team
1845–1851 Kent
1843–1845 Hampshire
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 41
Runs scored 682
Batting average 9.34
100s/50s –/1
Top score 60
Balls bowled 296
Wickets 21
Bowling average 17.66
5 wickets in innings 1
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 5/?
Catches/stumpings 20/–
Source: Cricinfo, 1 May 2010

Edward Martin (24 November 1814 – 31 October 1869) was an English cricketer. Martin was a right-handed batsman.

Martin made his first-class debut for Hampshire against the Marylebone Cricket Club in 1843. From 1843 to 1845, he played 5 first-class matches for Hampshire.

Martin also represented Kent from 1845 to 1851, making his debut for the county against Nottinghamshire. Martin played 31 first-class matches for Kent, with his final first-class match for the county coming against Sussex.

Martin also played first-class cricket for the West of England and Manchester Cricket Club. In his overall first-class career he scored 682 runs at a batting average of 9.34, with a single half century score of 60. With the ball he took 21 wickets at a bowling average of 17.66, with a single five wicket haul. Martin's exact best bowling figures are unknown, only that his greatest haul in an innings was 5 wickets.

As well as his first-class career, Martin also played non first-class matches for Dorset and Oxfordshire before the formation of the county clubs.

Martin died on 24 November 1869 at Barcombe, Sussex.

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