> Here is a list of players (not necessarily Test players or players with a
>touring Test side) from the Test-playing nations who made a double-century on
>their first-class debuts abroad.
>228 AC MacLaren AE Stoddart's XI v Victoria Melbourne 1894-95
>223* EH Hendren MCC v Barbados Bridgetown 1929-30
1928-9, so it wasn't his debut abroad as I would understand the
expression. By "debut abroad" do you mean "debut in the country abroad
in which the match was played"? I guess that must be the case, in fact,
given that Lambert appears twice in the list for the West Indies.
[Remainder of interesting list snipped]
John Hall "Do you have cornflakes in America?"
"Well, actually, they're American."
"So what brings you to Britain then if you have cornflakes already?"
Bill Bryson: "Notes from a Small Island"