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
Derbyshire v Worcs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 356 & 145/2 Worcs 385
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 253 & 309 Notts 188 & 197/4
Hampshire v Leics at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Leics 303 Hampshire 497/8
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Aug 31-Sep 3
Glamorgan 329 & 150/3 Kent 387
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Lancashire 278 & 144/2 Yorkshire 610/6d
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3
Warwickshire 362/8d Middlesex 310/6
Somerset v Northants at Taunton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 314 & 38/0 Northants 448/9d
Surrey v NZ A at The Oval - Aug 31-Sep 2
Match drawn
4th ODI: England v India at Birmingham - Sep 2
India won by 9 wickets (with 117 balls remaining)
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