1817 English cricket season

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1817 English cricket season

1817 was the 31st season of cricket in England since the foundation of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). Cricket was hit by a controversial match-fixing scandal.



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Clubs and teams[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.397.
  3. ^ Haygarth, p.398.
  4. ^ Haygarth, p.400.
  5. ^ Haygarth, p.402.
  6. ^ a b Haygarth, p.405.


  • Haygarth, Arthur (1862). Scores & Biographies, Volume 1 (1744–1826). Lillywhite. 

Additional reading[edit]

  • ACS (1981). A Guide to Important Cricket Matches Played in the British Isles 1709 – 1863. Nottingham: ACS. 
  • Altham, H. S. (1962). A History of Cricket, Volume 1 (to 1914). George Allen & Unwin. 
  • Birley, Derek (1999). A Social History of English Cricket. Aurum. 
  • Bowen, Rowland (1970). Cricket: A History of its Growth and Development. Eyre & Spottiswoode. 
  • Major, John (2007). More Than A Game. HarperCollins. 

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