1856 English cricket season

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1856 English cricket season

1856 was the 70th season of cricket in England since the foundation of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). Surrey began a run of success with a side that featured William Caffyn, Tom Lockyer, Edgar Willsher, HH Stephenson and Julius Caesar.

Important matches[edit]


Leading batsmen[edit]

John Lillywhite was the leading runscorer with 620 @ 24.80

Other leading batsmen were: J Wisden, J Caesar, E Napper, WS Norton, J Grundy, ET Drake, J Dean, W Caffyn, J Makinson, W Nicholson

Leading bowlers[edit]

John Wisden was the leading wicket-taker with 73

Other leading bowlers were: E Willsher, J Dean, W Martingell, E Hinkly, WSTW Fiennes, CDB Marsham, J Grundy, J Lillywhite


Annual reviews[edit]

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