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Albert Relf      

Full name Albert Edward Relf

Born June 26, 1874, Burwash, Sussex

Died March 26, 1937, Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire (aged 62 years 273 days)

Major teams England, Auckland, London County, Sussex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Relation Father - J Relf, Brother - RR Relf, Brother - EH Relf

Albert Edward Relf
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 13 21 3 416 63 23.11 0 1 0 14 0
First-class 565 900 70 22238 189* 26.79 26 112 533 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 13 21 1764 624 25 5/85 6/94 24.96 2.12 70.5 0 1 0
First-class 565 108184 39726 1897 9/95 20.94 2.20 57.0 114 23
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Dec 11-17, 1903 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, Feb 27-Mar 3, 1914 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1900-1921
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Wisden obituary
Albert Edward Relf, one of the best all-round cricketers of his time and extremely popular man, shot himself on March 26. The cause for such a sad act was attributed to poor health and depression due to the serious illness of his wife; he died a wealthy man.

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1965

AE Relf (left) of Sussex and CP Mead of Hampshire, in a Durban rickshaw, 1913

AE Relf (left) of Sussex and CP Mead of Hampshire, in a Durban rickshaw, 1913

© The Cricketer International

Jul 28, 1924

Albert Relf

Albert Relf

© Wisden Cricket Monthly

Feb 4, 1914

Frank Woolley, Wilfred Rhodes, Herbert Strudwick, and Albert Relf play croquet in South Africa, 1913-14

Frank Woolley, Wilfred Rhodes, Herbert Strudwick, and Albert Relf play croquet in South Africa, 1913-14

© The Cricketer International

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1914

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Investec Test: England v India at Nottingham - Jul 9-13
India 457 England 352/9
North Division: Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - Jul 11
Northants won by 4 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
South Division: Surrey v Glamorgan at The Oval - Jul 11
Glamorgan won by 4 runs
North Division: Warwickshire v Worcs at Birmingham - Jul 11
Warwickshire won by 5 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
South Division: Sussex v Kent at Hove - Jul 11
Kent won by 3 runs
Northants v Somerset at Northampton
Jul 12-15, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Division: Essex v Kent at Colchester
Jul 12, 2014 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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