46 centuries.. 22 thousand runs.. More than 500 wickets.. Meti all-rounder killed in a car accident | On This Day England Cricketer John Iddon Died In A Car Accident Telugu Cricket News

In 1924, John made his debut for Lancashire against Oxford University. He scored 22,681 runs in a total of 504 first class matches. It has 46 centuries and 112 fifties.

22 thousand runs, more than 500 wickets… these records may seem impossible in international cricket… but English all rounder John Eden has set these rare records in first class cricket. Born in England on 8 January 1902, John scored runs in first-class cricket from 1924 to 1945. This English cricketer, who inherited cricket from his father, scored runs in first-class cricket. In 1924, John made his debut for Lancashire against Oxford University. He scored 22,681 runs in a total of 504 first class matches. It has 46 centuries and 112 fifties. He took 551 wickets in bowling as well. He entered the international cricket with this amazing performance. Made his international debut against the West Indies in 1935, but he could only play 5 Test matches. He scored a total of 170 runs including 2 fifties. John took 5 wickets in an innings 14 times in his career. At the same time he also took 10 wickets twice.

At a time when John’s career was flourishing, World War II greatly affected his career. He was 37 at the end of the 1939 season. Besides cricket, John was also working as a technician for the Manchester Company. He is well versed in vehicle brake linings. Even after the war he continued to work in this company. But he could not give up hope on cricket and wanted to make an entry as an amateur in the 1946 season. But accidentally met with a road accident. The all-rounder passed away in a car accident on April 17 of the same year. On his way back home, the Rolls Royce he was traveling in met with an accident. As a result, the world of cricket has lost the services of an excellent all-rounder.

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