1840 English cricket season

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1840 English cricket season

1840 was the 54th season of cricket in England since the foundation of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). William Lillywhite regained his place as leading wicket taker.

Important matches[edit]


Leading batsmen[edit]

C Hawkins was the leading runscorer with 274 @ 14.42 Other leading batsmen were: J Guy, F Pilch, T Box, CG Taylor, FP Fenner, J Cobbett, S Redgate

Leading bowlers[edit]

William Lillywhite was the leading wicket-taker with 83 Other leading bowlers were: J Cobbett, S Redgate, WR Hillyer, A Mynn, J Dean, W Clarke, JH Kirwan, CG Taylor


Annual reviews[edit]

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

External links[edit]