Albert Relf

Albert Relf Sussex CCC
Albert Relf

Albert Relf, brother of R.R. and E.H. was a consistent right-hand batsman and right-arm off-break bowler who played 448 matches between 1900 and 1921 and also 13 Test Matches for England from 1903-04 to 1913-14.

He scored 18,133 runs at an average of 27.27 including 22 centuries and took 1,594 wickets at 20.96 runs each. He stands third in the list of Sussex wicket takers claiming a best bowling performance of 9 for 95 against Warwickshire at Hove in 1910. He also performed the hat-trick once and took 5 wickets in an innings 99 times with 10 wickets in a match on 20 occasions.

He scored 1,000 runs in a season eight times and took 100 wickets in a season on nine occasions. Against Leicestershire at Hove in 1912 he scored 103 not out and took 8 for 41 and 7 for 36 in the match. He also achieved the double 6 times.

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