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1837 English cricket season

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The 1837 English cricket season saw the beginning of Kent's greatest period.


First-class matches

1837 match list


Kent was proclaimed Champion County and this marks the beginning of a great period in the county's history. The team claimed a total of eight titles between 1837 and 1849. Mainstays of the Kent team in those years included Alfred Mynn, Fuller Pilch, Nicholas Felix, Ned Wenman and William Hillyer.

Leading batsmen

Fuller Pilch was the leading runscorer with 372 @ 26.57

Other leading batsmen were: EG Wenman, EH Grimston, T Box, J Cobbett, J Broadbridge, G Millyard

Leading bowlers

William Lillywhite was the leading wicket-taker with 99

Other leading bowlers were: S Redgate, J Cobbett, J Bayley, J Broadbridge, JH Kirwan, TM Adams, CG Taylor

Annual reviews

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

    1837 English cricket season Wikipedia

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