Colin Cowdrey

CowdreyCricket
Batsman

Born: Dec. 24, 1932
Bangalore, India
Died: Dec. 4, 2000

Active: 1962-1981

First-Class Cricket

Offense

Season Country Matches Runs Offense
1950 England 4 104 0.30
1951 England 20 1189 3.34
1952 England 25 1391 3.69
1953 England 28 1917 5.60
1954 England 27 1577 5.01
1954-55 Australia 13 890 2.15
1954-55 New Zealand 4 129 0.33
1955 England 14 1038 2.97
1955-56 West Indies 4 271 0.56
1956 England 28 1569 5.18
1956-57 South Africa 18 1035 2.87
1957 England 27 1917 5.85
1958 England 28 1437 5.01
1958-59 Australia 15 957 2.08
1958-59 New Zealand 5 252 0.72
1959 England 26 2008 5.08
1959-60 West Indies 11 1014 2.16
1960 England 23 1218 3.61
1961 England 19 1730 4.48
1961-62 India 1 30 0.09
1961-62 Pakistan 1 116 0.40
1962 England 24 1839 4.97
1962-63 Australia 12 1028 2.19
1962-63 New Zealand 4 352 1.16
1963 England 9 429 1.34
1963-64 India 4 315 1.01
1964 England 23 1763 5.24
1964-65 India 1 78 0.22
1964-65 West Indies 4 222 0.48
1965 England 27 2093 6.99
1965-66 Australia 12 834 1.57
1965-66 New Zealand 4 242 0.73
1966 England 25 1081 3.54
1967 England 27 1281 4.12
1967-68 West Indies 9 871 2.04
1968 England 20 1093 3.60
1968-69 Pakistan 6 228 0.55
1968-69 Sri Lanka 1
1969 England 5 29 0.09
1969-70 West Indies 4 239 0.57
1970 England 21 1254 3.25
1970-71 Australia 10 412 1.01
1970-71 New Zealand 1 99 0.27
1971 England 10 655 1.81
1972 England 19 1080 3.08
1973 England 21 1183 3.42
1973-74 Pakistan 1 102 0.28
1974 England 21 1027 3.09
1974-75 Australia 7 284 0.67
1975 England 18 777 1.92
1976 England 1 40 0.10
Total 692 42,719 120.80

Defense 1: Wickets Taken

Season Caught Bowled LBW Def 1
1950 2 0 1 0.15
1951 11 4 0 0.75
1952 9 3 0 0.60
1953 16 3 0 0.95
1954 14 1 0 0.75
1954-55 Au 11 0 0 0.55
1954-55 NZ 2 0 0 0.10
1955 6 1 0 0.35
1955-56 WI 5 0 0 0.25
1956 21 0 0 1.05
1956-57 SA 28 1.40
1957 33 1 0 1.70
1958 35 0 1 1.80
1958-59 Au 15 0 0 0.75
1958-59 NZ 8 0.40
1959 24 0 0 1.20
1959-60 WI 4 0 0 0.20
1960 17 0 0 0.85
1961 20 0 0 1.00
1961-62 In 1 0 0 0.05
1961-62 Pk 0 0.00
1962 29 0 0 1.45
1962-63 Au 9 0.45
1962-63 NZ 1 0.05
1963 11 0.55
1963-64 In 5 0 0 0.25
1964 28 0 0 1.40
1964-65 In 0 0 0 0.00
1964-65 WI 1 0.05
1965 38 0 0 1.90
1965-66 Au 10 0 0 0.50
1965-66 NZ 2 0.10
1966 32 0 0 1.60
1967 41 0 0 2.05
1967-68 WI 11 0 0 0.55
1968 22 0 0 1.10
1968-69 Pk 2 0.10
1968-69 SL 0 0 0 0.00
1969 3 0.15
1969-70 WI 1 0.05
1970 19 0 0 0.95
1970-71 Au 3 1 0 0.20
1970-71 NZ 0 0.00
1971 12 0 0 0.60
1972 12 0 0 0.60
1973 19 0 0 0.95
1973-74 Pk 1 0 0 0.05
1974 24 1 0 1.25
1974-75 Au 4 0 0 0.20
1975 14 1 0 0.75
1976 2 0 0 0.10
Total 638 16 2 32.8

Defense 2: Runs Prevented

Season RA W Def 2 Defense Total
1950 57 1 -0.05 0.05 0.17
1951 391 9 -0.10 0.32 1.83
1952 816 11 -1.02 -0.21 1.74
1953 447 11 -0.08 0.44 3.02
1954 388 4 -0.79 -0.02 2.49
1954-55 Au 63 1 -0.05 0.25 1.20
1954-55 NZ 8 0 -0.02 0.04 0.19
1955 117 3 -0.04 0.15 1.56
1955-56 WI 6 0 -0.01 0.12 0.34
1956 3 0 -0.01 0.52 2.85
1956-57 SA 0 0.70 1.78
1957 186 8 0.25 0.97 3.41
1958 23 1 0.03 0.91 2.96
1958-59 Au 42 1 0.01 0.38 1.23
1958-59 NZ 0 0.20 0.46
1959 18 0 -0.05 0.58 2.83
1959-60 WI 36 0 -0.08 0.06 1.11
1960 24 2 0.14 0.50 2.05
1961 7 0 -0.02 0.49 2.48
1961-62 In 12 0 -0.04 0.01 0.05
1961-62 Pk 0 0.00 0.20
1962 24 1 0.04 0.75 2.86
1962-63 Au 0 0.23 1.21
1962-63 NZ 0 0.03 0.59
1963 0 0.28 0.81
1963-64 In 34 0 -0.11 0.07 0.54
1964 45 0 -0.13 0.63 2.94
1964-65 In 6 0 -0.02 -0.01 0.11
1964-65 WI 0 0.03 0.25
1965 12 0 -0.04 0.93 3.96
1965-66 Au 7 0 -0.01 0.24 0.91
1965-66 NZ 0 0.05 0.39
1966 13 0 -0.04 0.78 2.16
1967 30 0 -0.10 0.98 2.55
1967-68 WI 1 0 0.00 0.27 1.15
1968 24 1 0.04 0.57 2.08
1968-69 Pk 0 0.05 0.30
1968-69 SL 6 0 -0.02 -0.01 -0.01
1969 0 0.08 0.08
1969-70 WI 0 0.03 0.30
1970 47 1 -0.01 0.47 1.86
1970-71 Au 127 3 0.02 0.11 0.56
1970-71 NZ 0 0.00 0.14
1971 9 0 -0.02 0.29 1.05
1972 18 0 -0.05 0.27 1.68
1973 71 1 -0.09 0.43 1.92
1973-74 Pk 66 2 0.01 0.03 0.16
1974 54 2 0.06 0.66 1.87
1974-75 Au 27 2 0.13 0.17 0.42
1975 55 1 -0.03 0.36 1.14
1976 9 0 -0.02 0.04 0.07
Total 3329 66 -2.33 15.24 68.02

First-class 160-game average: 15.73

First-class offensive 160-game average: 27.93
First-class defensive 160-game average: 3.52

One-Day Cricket

Offense

Year Country Matches Runs Offense
1963 England 1 31 0.19
1964 England 1 25 0.16
1965 England 1 3 0.02
1966 England 2 128 0.82
1967 England 5 202 1.27
1968 England 2 33 0.22
1969 England 4 124 0.66
1969-70 West Indies 1 0 0.00
1970 England 14 263 1.27
1970-71 Australia 2 10 0.06
1970-71 New Zealand 3 23 0.13
1971 England 9 251 1.22
1972 England 9 175 0.89
1973 England 8 64 0.32
1974 England 16 369 1.82
1975 England 10 277 1.32
Total 88 1978 10.37

Defense

Year Caught W Def 1 RA Balls Def 2 Defense Total
1963 0 0.00 0 0.00 0.09
1964 0 1 0.05 0 6 0.03 0.04 0.10
1965 2 0.20 0 0.10 0.06
1966 1 1 0.15 7 6 -0.01 0.07 0.44
1967 2 0 0.20 17 24 0.01 0.11 0.69
1968 0 0.00 0 0.00 0.11
1969 1 0.10 0 0.05 0.35
1969-70 1 0.10 0 0.05 0.03
1970 11 1.10 0 0.55 0.91
1970-71 Au 0 0.00 0 0.00 0.03
1970-71 NZ 1 0.10 0 0.05 0.09
1971 8 0.80 0 0.40 0.81
1972 1 0.10 0 0.05 0.47
1973 3 0.30 0 0.15 0.23
1974 6 1 0.65 19 23 0.02 0.34 1.08
1975 2 0.20 0 0.10 0.71
Total 39 3 4.05 43 59 0.05 2.05 6.21

One-day 160-game average: 11.29

One-day offensive 160-game average: 18.86
One-day defensive 160-game average: 3.73

Combined total: 74.23
Total Matches: 780
Weighted 160-game average: 15.59

Apples & Oranges rating: 24.21

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