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Russell Endean      

Full name William Russell Endean

Born May 31, 1924, Parkview, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Died June 28, 2003, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey (aged 79 years 28 days)

Major teams South Africa, Marylebone Cricket Club, Transvaal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

William Russell Endean
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 28 52 4 1630 162* 33.95 3 8 1 41 0
First-class 134 230 25 7757 247 37.83 15 34 158 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 28 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 134 102 73 2 1/1 36.50 4.29 51.0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at The Oval, Aug 16-18, 1951 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, Feb 28-Mar 4, 1958 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1945/46 - 1960/61
Profile

One of the great fielders who sparked the post-war revival of South African cricket, Russell Endean, died in England, aged 79. Although he made his debut as a wicketkeeper, Endean took the bulk of his 41 catches in the outfield, often as a part of the offensive ring that supported Hugh Tayfield's extraordinarily accurate off-spinners.

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1979

Russell Endean

Russell Endean

© Wisden Cricket Monthly

May 5, 1955

Russell Endean, May 5, 1955

Russell Endean

© Getty Images

Aug 21, 1951

Len Hutton becomes the first man to be given out obstructed the field in a Test as Russell Endean scrambles for the ball, England v South Africa, 5th Test, The Oval, August 1951

Len Hutton becomes the first man to be given out obstructed the field in a Test

© The Cricketer International


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