1845 English cricket season
The 1845 English cricket season saw the official foundation of Surrey CCC.
Although several earlier county organisations had existed going back to 1709, the present Surrey CCC was formed at a meeting which took place at the new Kennington Oval during a match between two local teams on 21 & 22 August.
Fuller Pilch was the leading runscorer with 569 @ 21.07
Other leading batsmen were: W Dorrinton, T Box, N Felix, CG Taylor, T Sewell, T Barker, WR Hillyer
WR Hillyer was the leading wicket-taker with 174
Other leading bowlers were: J Dean, FW Lillywhite, W Clarke, A Mynn
- Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volume 3 (1841-1848), Lillywhite, 1862
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