1848 English cricket season
The 1848 English cricket season saw an increase in northern matches with the main town clubs regularly challenging each other. The last top-class single wicket event was held.
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.
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.
- Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volume 3 (1841-1848), Lillywhite, 1862
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