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Russell Endean      

Full name William Russell Endean

Born May 31, 1924, Parkview, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Died June 28, 2003, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey (aged 79 years 28 days)

Major teams South Africa, Marylebone Cricket Club, Transvaal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

William Russell Endean
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 28 52 4 1630 162* 33.95 3 8 1 41 0
First-class 134 230 25 7757 247 37.83 15 34 158 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 28 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 134 102 73 2 1/1 36.50 4.29 51.0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at The Oval, Aug 16-18, 1951 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, Feb 28-Mar 4, 1958 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1945-1961
Profile

One of the great fielders who sparked the post-war revival of South African cricket, Russell Endean, died in England, aged 79. Although he made his debut as a wicketkeeper, Endean took the bulk of his 41 catches in the outfield, often as a part of the offensive ring that supported Hugh Tayfield's extraordinarily accurate off-spinners.

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1979

Russell Endean

Russell Endean

© Wisden Cricket Monthly

May 5, 1955

Russell Endean, May 5, 1955

Russell Endean

© Getty Images

Aug 21, 1951

Len Hutton becomes the first man to be given out obstructed the field in a Test as Russell Endean scrambles for the ball, England v South Africa, 5th Test, The Oval, August 1951

Len Hutton becomes the first man to be given out obstructed the field in a Test

© The Cricketer International

Tour Results
East Zone v ZCU Pres XI at Mumbai (BS) - Nov 4-6, 2005
East Zone won by an innings and 17 runs
North Zone v ZCU Pres XI at Mumbai - Oct 27-29, 2005
North Zone won by an innings and 7 runs
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