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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

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast, Right-arm offbreak

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
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 344/7 (116 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 149/2 (45.3 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 & 34/4 (16.3 ov) Kent 533/6d
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 534/7 (134 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 203/8 (63 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 195/3 (57.2 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 61/3 (23 ov, target 452)
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