1840 English cricket season

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The 1840 English cricket season saw William Lillywhite regain his place as leading wicket taker

First-class matches[edit]

1840 match list

Events[edit]

Leading batsmen[edit]

C Hawkins was the leading runscorer with 274 @ 14.42 Other leading batsmen were: J Guy, F Pilch, T Box, CG Taylor, FP Fenner, J Cobbett, S Redgate

Leading bowlers[edit]

William Lillywhite was the leading wicket-taker with 83 Other leading bowlers were: J Cobbett, S Redgate, WR Hillyer, A Mynn, J Dean, W Clarke, JH Kirwan, CG Taylor

References[edit]

Annual reviews[edit]

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

External links[edit]