Alec Bedser

BedserCricket
Bowler

Born: July 4, 1918
Reading, England
Died: April 4, 2010

Active: 1939-1960

Defense 1: Wickets Taken

Season Country Matches Caught Bowled LBW Def 1
1939 England 2 2 0 0 0.10
1946 England 26 10 45 12 3.35
1946-47 Australia 11 6 5 3 0.70
1946-47 New Zealand 4 2 7 2 0.55
1947 England 30 32 38 9 3.95
1948 England 27 15 37 8 3.00
1948-49 South Africa 14 8 15 8 1.55
1949 England 26 29 34 6 3.45
1950 England 31 26 27 4 2.85
1950-51 Australia 11 9 14 8 1.55
1950-51 New Zealand 2 1 0 0 0.05
1951 England 27 15 40 16 3.55
1952 England 31 16 50 8 3.70
1953 England 31 24 38 13 3.75
1954 England 30 10 29 9 2.40
1954-55 Australia 7 3 1 1 0.25
1955 England 34 13 32 18 3.15
1956 England 27 15 27 8 2.50
1956-57 India 2 2 1 0 0.15
1957 England 34 10 33 15 2.90
1958 England 17 5 11 6 1.10
1959 England 30 19 24 7 2.50
1959-60 South Africa 2 1 1 1 0.15
1960 England 29 16 20 11 2.35

Defense 2: Runs Prevented

Season Country RA W Def 2 Defense
1939 England 59 0 -0.17 -0.03
1946 England 2577 128 5.66 4.51
1946-47 Australia 1359 28 -0.01 0.34
1946-47 New Zealand 308 19 1.02 0.78
1947 England 3175 130 5.27 4.61
1948 England 2632 115 4.98 3.99
1948-49 South Africa 1273 45 2.50 2.02
1949 England 2344 110 5.28 4.37
1950 England 2797 122 5.29 4.07
1950-51 Australia 1010 51 2.90 2.22
1950-51 New Zealand 138 2 -0.20 -0.07
1951 England 2024 130 8.66 6.10
1952 England 2530 154 9.29 6.49
1953 England 2702 162 10.18 6.96
1954 England 1828 121 7.46 4.93
1954-55 Australia 659 24 1.16 0.70
1955 England 2752 144 6.22 4.68
1956 England 1950 96 4.15 3.32
1956-57 India 119 2 -0.08 0.04
1957 England 2170 131 6.74 4.82
1958 England 816 48 2.40 1.75
1959 England 2208 91 3.65 3.07
1959-60 South Africa 120 4 0.04 0.09
1960 England 1729 67 2.00 2.18
Total 39,279 1924 94.37 71.96

Offense

Season Country Runs Offense Total
1939 England 12 0.03 0.00
1946 England 494 1.45 2.98
1946-47 Australia 214 0.47 0.41
1946-47 New Zealand 50 0.12 0.45
1947 England 727 1.80 3.20
1948 England 493 1.37 2.68
1948-49 South Africa 271 0.62 1.32
1949 England 468 1.16 2.76
1950 England 503 1.43 2.75
1950-51 Australia 131 0.29 1.26
1950-51 New Zealand 33 0.09 0.01
1951 England 403 1.13 3.62
1952 England 273 0.72 3.61
1953 England 250 0.73 3.85
1954 England 262 0.83 2.88
1954-55 Australia 85 0.20 0.45
1955 England 165 0.47 2.58
1956 England 163 0.54 1.93
1956-57 India 10 0.02 0.03
1957 England 130 0.40 2.61
1958 England 112 0.39 1.07
1959 England 259 0.66 1.86
1959-60 South Africa 57 0.17 0.13
1960 England 170 0.50 1.34
Total 5735 15.61 43.79

160-game average: 14.45
Apples & Oranges rating: 21.06

Offensive 160-game average: 5.15
Defensive 160-game average: 23.74

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