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John Edrich
Personal information
Full name John Hugh Edrich
Born (1937-06-21)21 June 1937
Blofield, Norfolk, England
Died c. 24 December 2020(2020-12-24) (aged 83)
Scotland, England
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
International information
National side England
Test debut (cap 415) 6 June 1963 v West Indies
Last Test 8 July 1976 v West Indies
ODI debut (cap 4) 5 January 1971 v Australia
Last ODI 9 March 1975 v New Zealand
Domestic team information
Years Team
1958–1978 Surrey
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC LA
Matches 77 7 564 160
Runs scored 5,138 223 39,790 4,792
Batting average 43.54 37.16 45.47 35.23
100s/50s 12/24 0/2 103/188 1/39
Top score 310* 90 310* 108*
Balls bowled 30 91
Wickets 0 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 43/– 0/– 310/– 44/–

John Hugh Edrich, MBE (21 June 1937 – c. 24 December 2020) was an English first-class cricketer. His career lasted from 1956 to 1978. He was thought of as one of the best batsmen of his generation. Edrich played for Surrey and England.

Edrich died in December 2020 from a rare-form of blood cancer in Scotland, aged 83.

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