DH Robins' XI Cricket Team In Sri Lanka In 1977–78
Derrick Robins assembled a cricket team to tour Sri Lanka in October 1977, playing one first-class and one limited overs match versus the Sri Lanka Board President's XI in Colombo and an additional first-class match versus the Central Province Cricket Association President's XI in Kandy.
Both of the first-class matches were drawn while the tourists won the limited overs game.
The team was captained by Mike Denness and included several well-known players such as David Gower, Peter Willey, Harry Pilling, Intikhab Alam, Roger Tolchard, John Lever, Phil Carrick, Geoff Howarth, John Wright, Chris Cowdrey and John Emburey.
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