Actors v. Authors (MCC 1908)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Actors v. Authors is a cricket result published in the Marylebone Cricket Club, Matches for the Season, 1908.

Result was a draw.

Actors v. Authors

Marylebone Cricket Club, Matches for the Season (1908, p. 25)

Thursday, July 16.


  • Harold Wilde, c Bleakley b Cleveland-Stevens ... 5
  • J. Saville Foster, st Headlam b Cleveland-Stevens ... 2
  • B. S. Foster, c Anderson b Carrick ... 9
  • V. O'Connor, not out ... 8
  • Leslie Holland, not out ... 0
  • C. Aubrey Smith did not bat
  • R. Selby did not bat
  • B. Egerton did not bat
  • Talbot Homewood did not bat
  • P. F. Knox did not bat
  • H. H. Ainley did not bat
  • B 1, l-b, w, n-b ... 1
  • Total ... 25


Major F. G. Guggisberg, Sir A. Conan Doyle, S. S. Pawling, C. Headlam, H. Carrick, A. Anderson, W. Rhoades, A. H. Wood, E. Cleveland Stevens, H. Bleakley, and P. G. Wodehouse did not bat.

Umpires — Mycroft and Pougher.

Scorers — Whiteside and Russell.

Drawn. Wet.

  • Acknowledgement: Brian Pugh.