Lees Radcliffe

Cricket Player

1865 – 1928


Who was Lees Radcliffe?

Lees Radcliffe was an English cricketer. Radcliffe was a right-handed batsman who fielded as a wicket-keeper. He was born in Smithy Bridge, Littleborough, Lancashire.

Radcliffe made his first-class debut for Lancashire against Sussex in the 1897 County Championship. He made 49 further first-class appearances for the county, the last of which came against Sussex in the 1905 County Championship. In his 50 first-class matches, he scored 275 runs at an average of 6.11, with a high score of 25. His role within the team was as a specialist wicket-keeper. In his role as a wicket-keeper, he took 70 catches and made 34 stumpings. The 1905 season was his last playing for Lancashire. Years later in 1911, Radcliffe played two Minor Counties Championship matches for Durham against Cheshire and Norfolk.

He died at Crumpsall, Lancashire on 22 January 1928.

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Nov 23, 1865
Smithy Bridge
  • England
Jan 22, 1928

on July 23, 2013


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