1836 English cricket season

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The 1836 English cricket season saw the first real move towards setting up a county club. Although Sussex had been a major centre of cricket since the 17th century (at least), there had apparently been no move towards a permanent county organisation until 17 June 1836 when a meeting in Brighton set up a Sussex Cricket Fund to support county matches. It was from this organisation that Sussex CCC was formally constituted in 1839.

The inaugural North v South fixture between the North of England and South of England cricket teams was held at Lord’s on 11 & 12 July. The North won by 6 wickets.

First-class matches[edit]

1836 match list

Other events[edit]

Leading batsmen[edit]

Alfred Mynn was the leading runscorer with 407 @ 33.91

Other leading batsmen were: Fuller Pilch, Ned Wenman, T Barker, WP Mynn, R Mills, J Taylor and CG Taylor

Leading bowlers[edit]

William Lillywhite was the leading wicket-taker with 51

Other leading bowlers were: J Cobbett, J Bayley, S Redgate, T Barker, CG Taylor and Alfred Mynn

References[edit]

Annual reviews[edit]

  • Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volume 2 (1827–1840), Lillywhite, 1862

External links[edit]