1838 English cricket season

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1838 English cricket season

1838 was the 52nd season of cricket in England since the foundation of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). Kent continued to be the dominant county team.

Important matches[edit]


Kent was again the "champion county".

Leading batsmen[edit]

CG Taylor was the leading runscorer with 339 @ 16.95

Other leading batsmen were: Fuller Pilch, W Ward, Ned Wenman, FGB Ponsonby, T Box, N Felix, EH Grimston

Leading bowlers[edit]

James Cobbett was the leading wicket-taker with 71

Other leading bowlers were: FW Lillywhite, WR Hillyer, J Dean, S Redgate, E Sayres, J Strange, CG Taylor, J Bayley, TM Adams, AJ Lowth


Annual reviews[edit]

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

External links[edit]