1848 English cricket season

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1848 English cricket season
Cricket formats major, including single wicket

The 1848 English cricket season saw an increase in northern matches with the main town clubs regularly challenging each other.

First-class matches[edit]


Sheffield Cricket Club played home and away against both Manchester Cricket Club and Nottingham Cricket Club.[1]

Leading batsmen[edit]

George Parr was the leading runscorer with 339 @ 18.83.

Other leading batsmen were N Felix, A Mynn, WJ Hammersley, T Box, JM Lee, J Wisden, RT King, J Dean.

Leading bowlers[edit]

WR Hillyer was the leading wicket-taker with 85.

Other leading bowlers were FW Lillywhite, J Wisden, A Mynn, W Clarke, E Hinkly, GE Yonge, JM Lee.


Annual reviews[edit]

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

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