1844 English cricket season

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The 1844 English cricket season saw William Hillyer lead the bowling for the third time in succession

First-class matches[edit]

1844 match list


13 March. Foundation of Cambridgeshire CCC which played first-class cricket 1857 to 1871.

28 August. A match on Hartlebury Common between Worcestershire and Shropshire is the earliest known instance of a county team in Worcestershire.

Leading batsmen[edit]

Fuller Pilch was the leading runscorer with 517 @ 17.82

Other leading batsmen were: A Mynn, J Dean, W Dorrinton, T Box, E Bushby, T Sewell, CG Taylor, R Kynaston, W Martingell

Leading bowlers[edit]

WR Hillyer was the leading wicket-taker with 142

Other leading bowlers were: A Mynn, FW Lillywhite, J Dean, CG Taylor, W Clarke


Annual reviews[edit]

  • Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volume 3 (1841-1848), Lillywhite, 1862

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