1830 in sports

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Leading English batsman Fuller Pilch

1830 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Boxing[edit]

Events

  • Simon Byrne retains his English championship but no fights involving him are recorded in 1830.[1]

Cricket[edit]

Events

  • No balls are shown separately on the scorecard for the first time.[2]

England

Curling[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

England

Rowing[edit]

Events

  • 10 August — the Wingfield Sculls, amateur championship of the River Thames, is founded at the instigation of barrister Henry Colsell Wingfield and raced from Battersea to Hammersmith.

The Boat Race

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Rowland Bowen, Cricket: A History of its Growth and Development, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1970