|Full name||Edmund John Martin|
30 September 1902|
Eaglehawk, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
|Died||9 June 2004
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
|Domestic team information|
Source: CricketArchive, 14 July 2011
Edmund John "Ted" Martin (30 September 1902 – 9 June 2004) was an Australian cricketer who played two first-class matches in 1932–33, both against a touring English side under the captaincy of Douglas Jardine, which used Bodyline tactics. In his first match, for Western Australia against the tourists, he took three wickets in each innings bowling leg breaks, including the wickets of Herbert Sutcliffe, Maurice Leyland, Hedley Verity and the Nawab of Pataudi. In his second match, for an Australian XI against the tourists, he failed to take a wicket, recording figures of 0/126 in his only innings, and making a single run before being stumped by George Duckworth off the bowling of Tommy Mitchell.
Martin died in Perth, Western Australia, at the age of 101 years and 253 days, making him the fifth oldest first-class cricketer ever, and the oldest ever Australian cricketer, as well as the ninth first-class cricketer, and the first Australian cricketer, to live to be 100 years old. Between the death of Jim Hutchinson in November 2000 and his own death he was the oldest living first-class cricketer.
- Western Australia v Marylebone Cricket Club, 21, 22, 24 October 1932, at the WACA Ground - CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 July 2011.
- Australian XI v Marylebone Cricket Club, 27–29 October 1932, at the WACA Ground - CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 July 2011.
- The first Australian cricketer to achieve century - Cricinfo. Written by Lynn McConnell. Published 30 September 2002. Retrieved 14 July 2011.
- Ted Martin dies at 101 - Cricinfo. Written by Christian Ryan. Published 15 June 2004. Retrieved 14 July 2011.
|Oldest living first-class cricketer
7 November 2000 – 9 June 2004