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Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Saturday, January 1, 1966
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My old cricket club of which i have fond memories,so i will attempt to name the players.

Geoff Boycott / Ghulam Abbas KCC / ?HK / John Fawcett HKCC / Colin Cowdrey / Hattim Ebrahim IRC / Carl Myatt KCC / Eric Russell / Ian Lacey-Smith Police CC / Geoff Jones / Peter Hall KCC / Ken Higgs / David Brown....back row

 

Ram Lalchandani KCC / Rocky Daniels Army CC / Buddy Carnell KCC / Jalu Shroff KCC / David Coffey KCC / Mike Smith / ? / David Allen / John Murray / Barry Knight ....front row.

This match versus MCC was played mid 60s if i recall correctly.

 

Mike

Peter H Davies, who played cricket for HK a year or two later than the date the MCC photo was taken, suggests the person standing third from the left is Jo Basto of Club de Recreio. 

Best wishes, Robin Bridge

Robin,thank you very much for that as I did not recall Jo Basto,all the others I played with or against as a teenager

at the KCC.I remember Peter very well,a very accomplished opening bat for HKCC,who milked my bowling on the flat

track at Chater Road,on a number of occasions!I read a book on the history of HKCC,and I wonder if Peter remembers the match

when Guy Pritchard bowling for HKCC got a wicket bowling underarm...poor Stuart Hill was the victim,I was batting at the other

end when it happened....pass on my regards to him.

Mike Cussans

According to Peter Hall's '150 Years of Cricket in Hong Kong', this was the full England side who visited HK on their way home after drawing with Australia in the 1965-66 Test series. The scores: MCC 266-6 dec; HK192.

Ian