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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
Derbyshire v Worcs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 356 & 42/0 Worcs 385
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 253 & 309 Notts 188 & 83/3
Hampshire v Leics at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Leics 303 Hampshire 308/1
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Aug 31-Sep 3
Glamorgan 329 & 30/1 Kent 387
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Lancashire 278 & 40/1 Yorkshire 610/6d
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3
Warwickshire 362/8d Middlesex 198/4
Somerset v Northants at Taunton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 314 Northants 344/8
Surrey v NZ A at The Oval - Aug 31-Sep 2
Surrey 101 & 364 NZ A 211 & 5/0
4th ODI: England v India at Birmingham - Sep 2
England 206 India 151/0 (25.1/50 ov)
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