1807 English cricket season, John Willes of Kent first tried to revive the idea of "straight-armed" (i.e., roundarm) bowling, which had originated with Tom Walker in the 1790s.
Honours [ edit ]
John Willes of Kent first tried to revive the idea of "straight-armed" (i.e., roundarm) bowling, which had originated with Tom Walker in the 1790s. [2 ] With the
Napoleonic War continuing, loss of investment and manpower impacted cricket and only 7 first-class matches have been recorded in 1807:
Debutants [ edit ]
1807 debutants included:
References [ edit ]
^ a b Note that scorecards created in the first quarter of the 19th century are not necessarily accurate or complete; therefore any summary of runs, wickets or catches can only represent the known totals and computation of averages is ineffectual.
^ Bowen, p.268.
^ a b Haygarth, p.333.
^ Haygarth, p.334.
^ a b Haygarth, p.335.
^ Haygarth, p.337.
^ Haygarth, p.339.
Bibliography [ edit ]
Haygarth, Arthur (1862). Scores & Biographies, Volume 1 (1744–1826). Lillywhite.
Additional reading [ edit ]
ACS (1981). A Guide to Important Cricket Matches Played in the British Isles 1709 – 1863. Nottingham: ACS.
Altham, H. S. (1962). A History of Cricket, Volume 1 (to 1914). George Allen & Unwin.
Birley, Derek (1999). A Social History of English Cricket. Aurum.
Bowen, Rowland (1970). Cricket: A History of its Growth and Development. Eyre & Spottiswoode.
Major, John (2007). More Than A Game. HarperCollins.
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