1848 English cricket season

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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.

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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