Ælfric Harrison

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Ælfric Harrison
Personal information
Full name Ælfric Milton Harrison
Born 28 July 1889
Blandford, Dorset, England
Died 2 June 1958(1958-06-02) (aged 68)
Clifton, Bristol, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm (unknown style)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1913 Sussex
1908–1946 Dorset
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 3
Runs scored 32
Batting average 6.40
100s/50s –/–
Top score 14
Balls bowled 72
Wickets 1
Bowling average 33.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/33
Catches/stumpings 3/–
Source: Cricinfo, 19 July 2013

Ælfric Milton Harrison (28 July 1889 – 2 June 1958) was an English cricketer active in the first half of the twentieth century. A right-handed batsman and right-arm bowler, Harrison made three appearances in first-class cricket, but played the majority of his cricket in minor counties cricket for Dorset from 1908 to 1946.

Career[edit]

Born at Blandford, Dorset and educated at Christ's Hospital and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, Harrison made his debut in the Minor Counties Championship for Dorset against the Surrey Second XI.[1] He appeared regularly for Dorset in minor counties cricket prior to the First World War, gaining the attention of first-class county Sussex, who he made two first-class appearances for in the 1913 County Championship against Somerset and Kent.[2] Harrison was not reengaged by the county following that season, and following the First World War, he resumed playing for Dorset. He briefly returned to first-class cricket when in 1927 he was selected for the West of England cricket team to play the touring New Zealanders at the County Ground, Exeter.[2] Harrison continued to play for Dorset up until the start of the Second World War in 1939, and following its conclusion he played six further matches for the county in the first season after the war, the last of which came against Buckinghamshire. This was his 166th appearance in minor counties cricket.[1]

He died at Clifton, Bristol on 2 June 1958. His brother Wilfrid also played for Dorset.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Ælfric Harrison". CricketArchive. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "First-Class Matches played by Ælfric Harrison". CricketArchive. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 

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