1871 – 1935
Who was Alfred Archer?
Alfred German Archer was a cricketer who played for Worcestershire in 1900 and 1901. Archer also played one Test match for Lord Hawke's XI England on their 1898-99 tour to South Africa: this was his first appearance in first-class cricket. He also played for Incogniti, and I Zingari.
Although Archer was a wicket-keeper, he did not keep wicket or bowl in the match, and batted at number 10. Overall, Archer had an undistinguished career - he did not even get into the first XI at his school at Haileybury. Archer also turned out for the Marylebone Cricket Club and Shropshire, a minor county.
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- Dec 6, 1871
- Jul 15, 1935
on July 23, 2013
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