Eric Freeman (cricketer)
|Full name||Eric Walter Freeman|
13 July 1944 |
Semaphore, South Australia, Australia
|Bowling style||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Test debut||19 January 1968 v India|
|Last Test||19 February 1970 v South Africa|
|Domestic team information|
|1964/65 – 1973/74||South Australia|
Source: Cricinfo, 26 September 2011
Eric "Fritzy" Freeman (born 13 July 1944, Semaphore, South Australia) is a former Australian cricketer who played in 11 Tests from 1968 to 1970. He was also a leading Australian rules footballer with Port Adelaide Football Club being fourth in the clubs all time goalkickers.
He played cricket for South Australia from 1964-65 to 1973-74. He toured with Australian teams to New Zealand in 1966-67, England in 1968, and India and South Africa in 1969-70. His only first-class century was 116 for the Australians against Northamptonshire in 1968, scored in 90 minutes with five sixes and 13 fours. His best bowling figures were 8 for 47 for South Australia against the New Zealand team in 1967-68 (11 for 97 in the match).
- "Eric Freeman". www.cricketarchive.com. Retrieved 2010-05-16.
- Freeman (Port Adelaide) Biography at Full Points Footy
- Wisden 1969, p. 291.
- Wisden 1969, p. 860.
- "Debutant de Silva joins exclusive club". cricket.com.au. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
- "Six and in: Debutant’s rare feat against Aussies". The Courier Mail. 2016-07-26. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
- Unwalla, Shiamak (2014-06-12). "Mark Craig and other batsmen who smashed six off first ball faced in an innings". Cricket Country. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
- Eric Freeman puts down his stats pencil