Epsom Cricket Club

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Epsom Cricket Club was based at Epsom, Surrey, and was briefly a top-class team, first recorded in 1730 and playing top-class matches from 1814 to 1819. The current club is based at the Francis Schnadhorst Memorial ground in Woodcote Road, Epsom.

History[edit]

Epsom is first recorded in 1730, playing against Sunbury on Epsom Down,[1] the 19th century club is first recorded on 28–29 July 1814 when it played Brighton at the Royal New Ground in Brighton. Brighton won by 10 wickets,[2] the club's last known important match in 1819 was against Hampshire at Epsom Downs and they lost that by 135 runs.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buckley, p. 4.
  2. ^ CricketArchive – match scorecard. Retrieved on 21 July 2009.
  3. ^ CricketArchive – match scorecard. Retrieved on 21 July 2009.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Buckley, G. B. (1935). Fresh Light on 18th Century Cricket. Cotterell. 
  • Haygarth, Arthur (1862). Scores & Biographies, Volume 1 (1744–1826). Lillywhite. 

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