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Alfred Archer      

Full name Alfred German Archer

Born December 6, 1871, Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey

Died July 15, 1935, Seaford, Sussex (aged 63 years 221 days)

Major teams England, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 1 31 24* 31.00 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 12 24 3 231 43 11.00 0 0 10 2
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Only Test South Africa v England at Cape Town, Apr 1-4, 1899 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1898/99 - 1903
Profile

A competent wicketkeeper who made occasional appearances for the MCC, Worcestershire and Shropshire, Alfred Archer toured South Africa with Lord Hawke's team in 1898-99, and played a single Test - batting No. 10, and not keeping wicket or bowling when Bromley-Davenport was indisposed. He made a useful 24* in the second innings, the highlight of a career so undistinguished that he wasn't good enough to make the XI while at school at Haileybury.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 74/6 (26.4 ov)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 344/3 (88.1 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 301/6 (81.5 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 236/8 (81 ov)
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 71/4 (21.1 ov)
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