1759 English cricket season

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1759 English cricket season

The 1759 English cricket season was the 16th season following the earliest known codification of the Laws of Cricket. Details have survived of three eleven-a-side matches between significant teams.


Three eleven-a-side match between significant teams are known to have taken place.[1][2]

First mentions



  1. ^ ACS, p.22.
  2. ^ Other matches in England 1759, CricketArchive. Retrieved 2019-02-08.


  • ACS (1981). A Guide to Important Cricket Matches Played in the British Isles 1709 – 1863. Nottingham: ACS.

Further reading

  • Altham, H. S. (1962). A History of Cricket, Volume 1 (to 1914). George Allen & Unwin.
  • Birley, Derek (1999). A Social History of English Cricket. Aurum.
  • Bowen, Rowland (1970). Cricket: A History of its Growth and Development. Eyre & Spottiswoode.
  • Major, John (2007). More Than A Game. HarperCollins.
  • Maun, Ian (2011). From Commons to Lord's, Volume Two: 1751 to 1770. Martin Wilson. ISBN 978-0-9569066-0-1.
  • Underdown, David (2000). Start of Play. Allen Lane.
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