1845 English cricket season

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1845 English cricket season

1845 was the 59th season of cricket in England since the foundation of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). Surrey County Cricket Club was officially founded.

Important matches[edit]


Although several earlier county organisations had existed going back to 1709, the present Surrey County Cricket Club was formed at a meeting which took place at the new Kennington Oval during a match between two local teams on 21 & 22 August.

Leading batsmen[edit]

Fuller Pilch was the leading runscorer with 569 @ 21.07

Other leading batsmen were: W Dorrinton, T Box, N Felix, CG Taylor, T Sewell, T Barker, WR Hillyer

Leading bowlers[edit]

WR Hillyer was the leading wicket-taker with 174

Other leading bowlers were: J Dean, FW Lillywhite, W Clarke, A Mynn


Annual reviews[edit]

  • Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volume 3 (1841-1848), Lillywhite, 1862

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