Wilfred Rhodes      

Full name Wilfred Rhodes

Born October 29, 1877, North Moor, Kirkheaton, Yorkshire

Died July 8, 1973, Branksome Park, Dorset (aged 95 years 252 days)

Major teams England, Europeans (India), Maharaja of Patiala's XI, Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Wilfred Rhodes
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 58 98 21 2325 179 30.19 2 11 1 60 0
First-class 1110 1534 237 39969 267* 30.81 58 197 765 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 58 90 8225 3425 127 8/68 15/124 26.96 2.49 64.7 6 6 1
First-class 1110 185742 70322 4204 9/24 16.72 2.27 44.1 287 68
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Nottingham, Jun 1-3, 1899 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at Kingston, Apr 3-12, 1930 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1898-1930
Profile

Wisden obituary
Wilfred Rhodes was Yorkshire cricket personified in the great period of the county's domination, shrewd, dour, but quick to seize an opportunity. For Yorkshire he scored more than 30,000 runs, averaging 30 an innings; for Yorkshire he took 3,597 wickets at 16 runs each. When he was not playing for Yorkshire, in his spare time, so to say, he played for England and amassed 2,000 runs, average 30, and took 127 wickets, at the cost of 26.96 apiece. In his first Test match he was last in the batting order, and at Sydney in the 1903-04 rubber he took part in the most persistent and prolific Test match last-wicket partnership to this day; he helped RE Foster to add 130 for the tenth wicket, his share 40 not out. Eight years afterwards he went in first for England at Melbourne, and against Australia he was the partner of Hobbs in the record first-wicket stand of 323.

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Wilfred Rhodes

Wilfred Rhodes

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1932

Wilfred Rhodes

Wilfred Rhodes

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Jan 11, 1930

The Hon Freddie Calthorpe leads England onto the field. L-r Les Ames, Patsy Hendren, Andy Sandham, Wilfred Rhodes, Bob Wyatt, Calthorpe, Jack O'Connor, Ewart Astill, Nigel Haig, George Gunn, Bill Voce, West Indies v England, Barbados, January 11, 1930

The Hon Freddie Calthorpe leads England onto the field

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1899

Country Fixtures Country Results
Surrey v Kent at Guildford - Jul 20-23
Kent won by 89 runs
Gloucs v Worcs at Cheltenham - Jul 21-23
Worcs won by 8 wickets
Sussex v Warwickshire at Horsham - Jul 21-24
Sussex 413 & 204/4 Warwickshire 333
North Division: Northants v Notts at Northampton - Jul 23
Notts 73/2 (8.5/20 ov)
South Division: Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's
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North Division: Lancashire v Durham at Manchester
Jul 24, 2014 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
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