1829 English cricket season

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1829 English cricket season

1829 was the 43rd season of cricket in England since the foundation of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). The earliest known reference to cricket in Worcestershire has been found.

Important matches[edit]

1829 match list

First mentions[edit]


Clubs and teams[edit]



Leading batsmen[edit]

Leading runscorers with 265 apiece were Jem Broadbridge @ 18.92 and William Searle @ 20.38

Leading bowlers[edit]

William Lillywhite was the leading wicket-taker with 42



  • Haygarth, Arthur (1862). Scores & Biographies, Volume 2 (1827–1840). Lillywhite. 

Further 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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