1805 English cricket season

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1805 English cricket season
1804
1806

1805 was the 19th season of cricket in England since the foundation of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). Lord Frederick Beauclerk became the first batsman known to have scored two centuries in the same season.

Honours[edit]

Events[edit]

Other matches[edit]

Aside from the six matches above which are generally regarded as having been important by reference to various substantial sources (including the ACS, Britcher and Haygarth), there were eight other matches first noted by Britcher and confirmed by Haygarth:[18][19]

  • 22-25 July: Twenty-Three v Twelve at Lord's
  • 12 August: Richmond v Homerton at Richmond Green
  • 21 August: Richmond v Homerton at Richmond Green
  • 24 August: Rick & Uxbridge v St Albans at Lord Essex's Park
  • 29-30 August: Kent v Bexley at Dartford Heath
  • 16-17 September: England III v Surrey III at Lord's
  • 21 September: Waltham Abbey v Homerton at Waltham Marsh, Essex
  • 23 September: Kent v Bexley at Judge's Ground, Maidstone

Debutants[edit]

1805 debutants included:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Note that scorecards created in the first quarter of the 19th century are not necessarily accurate or complete; therefore any summary of runs, wickets or catches can only represent the known totals and computation of averages is ineffectual.
  2. ^ Haygarth, p. 319.
  3. ^ ACS, Important Matches, p. 4.
  4. ^ a b c d e f Collins, A. R. (2016). "Historical Calendar". Dr A. R. Collins. 
  5. ^ Haygarth, p. 315.
  6. ^ a b c d e f ACS, Important Matches, p. 31.
  7. ^ a b c d e f "Classification of cricket matches from 1697 to 1825". Stumpsite. 2008. Retrieved 23 March 2018. 
  8. ^ Britcher, 1805, p. 10.
  9. ^ a b Haygarth, p. 316.
  10. ^ Britcher, 1805, p. 11.
  11. ^ Britcher, 1805, p. 12.
  12. ^ Haygarth, p. 317.
  13. ^ Britcher, 1805, p. 13.
  14. ^ Haygarth, p. 320.
  15. ^ Britcher, 1805, p. 16.
  16. ^ Haygarth, p. 321.
  17. ^ Britcher, 1805, p. 18.
  18. ^ Britcher, pp. 10–24.
  19. ^ Haygarth, pp. 315–323.

Bibliography[edit]

  • ACS (1981). A Guide to Important Cricket Matches Played in the British Isles 1709–1863. Nottingham: ACS. 
  • Britcher, Samuel (1790). A list of all the principal Matches of Cricket that have been played (1790 to 1805). MCC. 
  • Haygarth, Arthur (1862). Scores & Biographies, Volume 1 (1744–1826). Lillywhite.