1831 English cricket season
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The 1831 English cricket season saw Ned Wenman come to prominence. He was basically an all-rounder but he became best known as the wicket keeper in the great Kent team of the 1840s.
Cambridge Town XI won by an innings and 28 runs.
2. England v The Bs
England won by an innings and 28 Runs.
3. England v Surrey XI
England won by 6 wickets.
4. Cambridge Town XI v Cambridge University
Cambridge Town XI won by default.
5. Married v Single
Single won by 22 Runs.
6. A to K v L to Z
L to Z won by 12 Runs.
7. Gentlemen v Players
Players won by 5 wickets.
8. Marylebone Cricket Club v England
England won by an innings and 47 runs.
Nottingham won by 125 runs.
Ned Wenman was the leading runscorer with 144 at an average of 16.00
- Ned Wenman - 144
- William Ward - 108
- Thomas Beagley - 90
- Henry Kingscote - 87
- Jem Broadbridge - 85
William Lillywhite was the leading wicket-taker with 40 wickets.
- "England Domestic Season, 1831". www.espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
- Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volume 2 (1827–1840), Lillywhite, 1862
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