1830 English cricket season

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1830 English cricket season

1830 was the 44th season of cricket in England since the foundation of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). Surrey had the strongest county team.

Important matches[edit]

1830 match list

Leading batsmen[edit]

Fuller Pilch was the leading runscorer with 235 @ 29.37

Other leading batsmen were: W Searle, J Saunders, J Cobbett, H Jenner, J Broadbridge

Leading bowlers[edit]

Jem Broadbridge was the leading wicket-taker with 27

Other leading bowlers were: FW Lillywhite, H Jenner, F Pilch, T Marsden, J Burt, J Cobbett



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