I n 1912 Stade Francais, a French club based in Paris, and competing in the then extensive Paris Cricket League came on tour to the London area and played Nomads CC on July 17th at the North Middlesex Club, Crouch End,London,N8.
The match was recorded in the Sporting Life Journal. Scorecards & Caricatures
This summer 1912 saw thefirst Triangular Test series being played between Australia, England & South Africa organised b the fledgeling Imperial Cricket Conference. England won! Patrick Ferriday has published his account of the tournament Click here. Photograph of the three captains Scorecards & Stats
More recently the Asian Cricket Council has organised an Asian Test Championship contested 1998/99 season in February which Pakistan won and in 2001/2 Sri Lanka won the tournament although India withdew for political reasons.
Yorkshire won the County Championship.The Minor Counties Championship was in abeyance in 1912. Cambridge won the Varsity match at Lord’s by 3 wickets when the Oxford captain contracted measles during the match after scoring 99* in the first innings. Scorecard . Eton beat Harrow by 6 wickets at Lord’s July 12/13. Scorecard. Marlborough beat Rugby by 8 wickets at Lord’s July 31st/August 1st Scorecard. Haileybury beat Cheltenham at Lord’s August 2/3 by 11 runs Scorecard. Authors drew with Publishers at Lord’s rain effected August 21st Scorecard