The Straits Settlements cricket team was the team that represented the Straits Settlements in international cricket matches between 1890 and 1940.
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... The following players played for the Straits Settlements and also played first-class cricket Charles Higginbotham - played for the South African Army in 1906 and the ...
... The 1890 invitation from Hong Kong led to the formation of the Straits Settlements cricket team, and they played Hong Kong in two two-day matches, both of which were lost ... Ceylon came to Singapore the following year, and the Straits Settlements won both matches, also drawing against a combined Ceylon/Hong Kong team ... The Straits Settlements team beat Ceylon in Colombo in 1893, and played a match in Jakarta in 1895 ...
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