Jack Russell      

Full name Charles Albert George Russell

Born October 7, 1887, Leyton, Essex

Died March 23, 1961, Whipps Cross, Leytonstone, Essex (aged 73 years 167 days)

Major teams England, Essex

Batting style Right-hand bat

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Relation Father - TM Russell

Charles Albert George Russell
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 10 18 2 910 140 56.87 5 2 1 8 0
First-class 437 717 59 27354 273 41.57 71 135 314 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 437 19715 7637 283 5/25 26.98 2.32 69.6 5 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Dec 17-22, 1920 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Durban, Feb 16-22, 1923 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1908 - 1930
Profile

Charles Albert George "Jack" Russell, who died in Whipps Cross Hospital on March 23, aged 73, was the first English batsman to hit a century in each innings of a Test match. This he did against South Africa at Durban in 1923 when he scored 140 and 111 and played a leading part in England's rubber-winning victory by 109 runs. The performance was the more remarkable because Jack Russell, as he was generally known, had,Wisden recorded at the time, to battle against illness; when he started his second innings he ought to have been in bed rather than on the cricket field.

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Charles "Jack" Russell (Essex & England)

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1923

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: West Indies v England at Bridgetown - May 1-3
West Indies won by 5 wickets
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex 463 Durham 157/4
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-6
Essex 159 Gloucs 77/0
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 47/2
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 300/5
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 198/6
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-6
Somerset 250 Worcs 35/2
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