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Ted Dexter

Personal information
Full name Edward Ralph Dexter
Born (1935-05-15) 15 May 1935 (age 81)
Milan, Italy
Nickname Lord Ted
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium pace
Role Batsman
Relations Tom Longfield (father-in-law)
International information
National side

England

Test debut (cap 388) 24 July 1958 v New Zealand
Last Test 22 August 1968 v Australia
Domestic team information
Years Team
1956–58 Cambridge University
1957–68 Sussex
1957–65 MCC
Career statistics
Competition Test First-class List A
Matches 62 327 43
Runs scored 4,502 21,150 1,209
Batting average 47.89 40.75 33.58
100s/50s 9/27 51/108 1/8
Top score 205 205 115
Balls bowled 5,317 26,255 575
Wickets 66 419 21
Bowling average 34.93 29.92 19.85
5 wickets in innings 0 9 0
10 wickets in match 0 2 0
Best bowling 4/10 7/24 3/6
Catches/stumpings 29/– 231/– 16/–

Endless cricket, like endless anything else, simply grinds you down.
Sympathetic cracks. A term frequently used by architects and surveyors in terms of ageing houses. I know what they mean.
Ted Dexter
The whole of our national sport is not doing very well.
I think we are all slightly down in the dumps after another loss. We may be in the wrong sign… Venus may be in the wrong juxtaposition with somewhere else.
Ted Dexter
Once again our cricketers have flattered to deceive in Australia.