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Alfred Hartley
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Alfred Hartley

England
Alfred Hartley

Full Name

Alfred Hartley

Born

April 11, 1879, New Orleans, United States of America

Died

October 09, 1918, near Maissemy, France, (aged 39y 181d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

TEAMS

Lieut Alfred Hartley (R.G.A.) could not be classed among the greatest of Lancashire batsmen, but during his few seasons for the county he was invaluable to the XI, his strong defence making him a worthy successor to Albert Ward. He was given three trials for Lancashire in 1907 having shown fine form that summer for the second XI. He justified the committee's action in selecting him, scoring 126 runs in six innings. Having found a place in first-class cricket he improved from year to year, scoring 1,053 runs for Lancashire in 1908, and 1,129 runs with an average of 36 in 1909. Then in 1910 he left all his previous form far behind. Scoring 234 against Somerset at Manchester, 126 not out against Somerset at Bath, and 168 against Leicestershire at Leicester, he had a record for his county of 1,511 runs with an average of 38. On the strength of his fine cricket he was deservedly chosen for Gentleman against Players, both at Lord's and the Oval. The Gentlemen failed dismally at Lord's, going all to pieces on a difficult wicket, but Hartley himself played very well--24 and 35. In his second innings he received two dead shooters in succession from George Thompson. He stopped the first one but the second bowled him. In 1911 Hartley fell off a great deal in his batting, and in the following year he practically retired from first-class matches.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100sCtSt
FC1161919504923427.746390
Bowling
FormatMatBallsRunsWktsBBIAveSR5w10w
FC116756111/3961.0075.0000

Debut/Last Matches - Player

FC Matches
Span
1907 - 1914

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