'They are not going to set the Thames on fire ...'
The All-India Cricket Tourists 1911
Published in 2012 by Red Rose Books. ISBN 9780957354029
Original decorative card wrappers. iv + 44 pages, illustrated.
Limited edition of 100 copies, signed & numbered by Gerry Wolstenholme.
'Organised cricket was relatively slow to develop on the Indian sub-continent but by 1886 a Parsees side was touring England., albeit winning only one of its 28 games. They toured again in 1888, this time winning eight of their matches, and these visits were followed by English sides touring India in 1889/90, 1892/93 and 1902/03. Thereafter there were two abortive attempts for an Indian side to tour England again but in 1910 plans were put in place for a full tour of an All-India side in 1911...'
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