The 1844 English cricket season
saw William Hillyer lead the bowling for the third time in succession
- Champion County - not determined
1844 match list
. Foundation of Cambridgeshire CCC
which played first-class cricket 1857 to 1871.
28 August. A match on Hartlebury Common between Worcestershire and Shropshire is the earliest known instance of a county team in Worcestershire.
was the leading runscorer with 517 @ 17.82
Other leading batsmen were: A Mynn, J Dean, W Dorrinton, T Box, E Bushby, T Sewell, CG Taylor, R Kynaston, W Martingell
WR Hillyer was the leading wicket-taker with 142
Other leading bowlers were: A Mynn, FW Lillywhite, J Dean, CG Taylor, W Clarke
- Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volume 3 (1841-1848), Lillywhite, 1862