Haslemere Cricket Week

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Haslemere Cricket Week is a cricket result published in the Surrey Times on 14 august 1903.

Haslemere v. Sir A. Conan Doyle's XI played on 3 august 1903. Arthur Conan Doyle's team (SACD XI) won.

Haslemere Cricket Week

Surrey Times (14 august 1903, p. 8)

On Bank Holiday the Haslemere team met a strong eleven got together by Sir A. Conan Doyle, the match being played on the Recreation Ground. Haslemere took first knock, and put together a score of 87. The visiting team included, besides its famous captain, other well-known authors in the persons of Mr. J. C. Smith and Mr. E. W. Hornung. In the visitors' total of 188 the best scores were Mr. V. Gillett's 79, Sir Arthur's 48 and Mr. Snaith's 29. In their second innings Haslemere made 44 for seven wickets. The visiting eleven thus won by 101 runs.