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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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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1923

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sri Lanka A at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Sri Lanka A 273/6 (86 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 219 Somerset 66/1 (16 ov)
Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury - Jun 26-29
Kent 354/7 (96 ov)
Middlesex v Lancashire at Lord's - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 298/3 (96 ov)
Warwickshire v Notts at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Notts 125/6 (61 ov)
Yorkshire v Pakistan A at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Yorkshire 243/8 (73 ov)
North Group: Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26
Northants won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
South Group: Sussex v Gloucs at Arundel - Jun 26
Gloucs won by 11 runs
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