The common was used for cricket matches in the 18th century. It was the home venue of Chislehurst Cricket Club which played several known matches against London Cricket Club from 1738 to 1741. Cricket is still played on Chislehurst Common as the Chislehurst and West Kent Cricket Club has its ground in the south-west corner of the common on Cricket Ground Road.
|Home club||Chislehurst Cricket Club|
|Last used||probably 1752|
The earliest known use of Chislehurst Common for top-class cricket was in July 1738 when Chislehurst played London in a game that "turned several times" until finally being won by London. The venue was subsequently used in June 1740 for another Chislehurst v. London match, again won by London. It was the intended venue for a a Kent side to play London match on 26 June 1741 that was rained off.