Cricket in History

Events in Sport

Events 1 - 100 of 629

  • 1751-05-01 1st American cricket match is played
  • 1844-09-25 Canada defeats USA by 23 runs in the 1st cricket international
  • 1851-02-11 1st cricket 1st-class game in Australia, Tasmania v Vic, Launceston
  • 1865-06-22 1st class cricket debut of Dr W G Grace
  • 1868-05-25 Australian Aboriginal Cricket tour of England begins v Surrey Gentlemen
  • 1869-04-18 1st international cricket match, held in SF, wins by Californian
  • 1874-02-27 Baseball 1st played in England at Lord's Cricket Ground
  • 1877-03-15 Commencement of 1st Test Cricket, Australia v England at MCG
  • 1877-03-16 Charles Bannerman completes 1st Test cricket century, 165 v Eng
  • 1877-03-17 Bill Midwinter completes Test Cricket's 1st 5-wkt haul, 5-78 v Eng

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1877-03-31 Test Cricket debut of Fred "Demon" Spofforth, Aust v Eng MCG

Cricketer Fred Spofforth
Cricketer
Fred Spofforth
  • 1878-05-27 Australians Cricket 41 & 12-1 defeat MCC 33 & 19
  • 1878-08-21 Edward Pooley completes record 8 stumpings in a cricket match
  • 1880-09-06 Commencement of 1st Test Cricket in England, v Australia at The Oval
  • 1880-09-06 W G Grace scores 152 in debut Test Cricket innings, v Aust The Oval
  • 1882-02-17 1st Test Cricket match played at Sydney Cricket Ground
  • 1882-08-29 Australia beat England by 7 runs - "Death of English cricket"
  • 1884-07-10 1st Test Cricket to be played at Old Trafford 1st day washed out
  • 1884-07-21 1st Test Cricket match played at Lord's
  • 1884-08-11 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust
  • 1884-08-12 Bill Murdoch scores 1st Test Cricket double-century, 211 at The Oval
  • 1886-08-12 W G Grace made his highest Test Cricket score, v Aust, The Oval
  • 1887-02-26 George Lohmann took 1st 8-wkt haul in Test Crickets, 8-35 at SCG
  • 1889-03-25 1st Test Cricket match played at Newlands, Cape Town v England
  • 1890-02-14 1st NSW v South Australia 1st-class cricket game
  • 1890-05-12 The first-ever official cricket County Championship match begins. Yorkshire beats Gloucestershire by eight wickets at Bristol. George Ulyett scores the first century in the competition.
  • 1890-07-23 Jack Barrett carries his cricket bat for Australia at Lord's (67)
  • 1890-08-25 Would be start of England/Australia Test Cricket at Old Trafford washed out
  • 1892-03-19 3 brothers Hearne play in same Test Cricket England v South Africa (Cape Town)
  • 1892-10-10 Entire Hong Kong national cricket team dies in shipwreck off Taiwan
  • 1892-12-16 Commencement of 1st Sheffield Shield cricket game, SA v NSW
  • 1893-07-17 Arthur Shrewsbury is 1st to score 1,000 runs in Test Cricket
  • 1893-07-18 Australian Harry Graham scores 107 on cricket debut Australia v England, Lord's
  • 1894-12-14 Day One 1st Test Cricket Aus v Eng Aust 5-346 (Giffen 161, Gregory 85)
  • 1894-12-14 Test Cricket debut of Joe Darling, Ernie Jones, Archie MacLaren
  • 1894-12-15 Cricket day 2 1st T Aus v Eng Aus 586 (Gregory 201) England 3-130
  • 1894-12-17 Cricket day 3 1T Australia v Engand; England 325 all out, 261 behind on 1st innings
  • 1894-12-18 Cricket day 4 1T Aus v Eng England following on 4-268, 7 in front
  • 1894-12-19 Cricket day 5 1T Aus v Eng Eng 437 all out, Aus need 177 are 2-113
  • 1894-12-20 England beat Australia by 10 runs in the 1st six-day Test Cricket, Australia needed 177 to win, all out at 166 on 6th day
  • 1895-03-06 England beat Australia to win one of the best cricket series ever, 3-2
  • 1895-03-06 J T Brown hits the fastest 50 in Test Crickets (28 mins) Eng v Aust
  • 1895-05-30 W G Grace scores his 1,000th Cricket run of the season after 22 days
  • 1895-07-16 Archie MacLaren completes cricket 424 for Lancs v Somerset at Taunton
  • 1896-05-08 Yorkshire Cricket all out for 887 against Warwickshire
  • 1896-06-12 J.T. Hearne sets a cricket record for the earliest date of taking 100 first-class wickets in a season.
  • 1896-07-18 George Giffen is 1st to complete 1000/100 double, in 30th Test Cricket
  • 1896-07-18 Ranjitsinhji completes 154* on Test Cricket debut v Aust, Old Trafford
  • 1899-02-16 Pelham Warner scores 132 on Test Cricket debut (Eng v SA Johannesburg)
  • 1899-06-01 Cricket test debut of Wilfred Rhodes & Victor Trumper in Grace's last
  • 1899-06-03 W G Grace's last day of Test cricket aged 50 yrs 320 days
  • 1899-06-16 Victor Trumper's 1st Test Cricket century 135* v England, Lord's
  • 1900-05-31 Tom Hayward scores 1,000th cricket run of season (sets record 1074)
  • 1900-07-25 Gilbert Jessop hits his 2nd 100 before lunch in same cricket match
  • 1900-08-19 Start of the one & only olympic cricket match, in Paris
  • 1900-08-20 Great Britain beats France in cricket in Olympic Games
  • 1902-05-31 Australia Cricket all out 36 v England, Edgbaston, their lowest ever
  • 1902-07-05 Australia won the one & only Test Cricket played at Sheffield
  • 1902-07-16 Test Cricket debut of K S Ranjitsinhji v Australia, at Old Trafford
  • 1902-07-24 Victor Trumper scores a century for Australia before lunch 4th Test Cricket v England
  • 1902-10-11 Commencement of 1st Test Cricket between South Africa & Australia
  • 1903-08-15 New Zealand's All Blacks play their first Rugby Test Match against Australia's Wallabies at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney; New Zealand win 22-3
  • 1903-12-14 Reg Foster completes 287 England v Australia on Test Cricket debut
  • 1904-03-01 England regains cricket Ashes taking a 3-1 series lead v Australia
  • 1904-03-08 Hugh Trumble takes a hat-trick in his final Test Cricket match
  • 1905-04-24 1st-class Cricket debut of Jack Hobbs, Surrey v Gentlemen (18 & 28)
  • 1905-04-25 Latest day of 1st-class cricket in an Aust season (NSW v Qld)
  • 1907-03-16 First 1st-class cricket game between NSW & Western Australia
  • 1907-06-11 George Dennett, aided by Gilbert Jessop, dismisses Northamptonshire for 12 runs, the lowest total in first-class cricket.
  • 1908-02-11 Australia regain the Ashes with a 308 run cricket victory vs England
  • 1908-04-22 Queensland beat NSW by 171 runs for their 1st cricket win at Gabba
  • 1909-06-15 Representatives from England, Australia and South Africa meet at Lord's and form the Imperial Cricket Conference.
  • 1909-08-26 Frank Tarrant scores cricket 145 & 13-67 for Middlesex v Gloucs
  • 1911-01-10 Trumper scored double cricket ton v South Africa, goes on to get 214
  • 1911-12-30 Crickets S F Barnes takes 5-6 in 1st 11 overs v Aust at MCG
  • 1912-02-10 Hobbs & Rhodes make 323 cricket opening stand v Aust at MCG
  • 1912-02-13 England regains the Ashes
  • 1912-02-20 Argentina beat the MCC in their inaugural cricket 1st-class fixture
  • 1912-02-28 Victor Trumper's last Test Cricket innings c Woolley b Barnes 50
  • 1912-05-28 Jackie Matthews takes 2 cricket hat-tricks same day Aust v South Africa
  • 1914-07-25 Last day of club cricket for W G Grace at age 66: he made 69 runs
  • 1918-12-26 1st day of 1st-class cricket in Aust after WW I (Vic v NSW)
  • 1920-08-18 1st class cricket debut of Walter Hammond
  • 1920-12-20 Bert Collins scores 104 on Test Cricket debut v England SCG
  • 1920-12-31 Roy Park makes 1st-ball duck in only Test Cricket inn, v Eng at MCG
  • 1921-02-15 Arthur Mailey completes 9-121 v England, Australian Test Cricket rec
  • 1921-03-01 Australia Cricket team complete 5-0 drubbing of England
  • 1922-12-16 NSW all out for 786 against South Australia Cricket
  • 1924-06-14 Test Cricket debuts of Herbert Sutcliffe & Maurice Tate v South Africa
  • 1924-06-28 Test cricket umpire debut for Frank Chester, v South Africa at Lord's
  • 1924-12-19 Test Cricket debut of Bill Ponsford, who scored 110 in 1st innings
  • 1925-02-27 Test Cricket debut of Clarrie Grimmett, who took 5-45 & 6-37 v England
  • 1926-06-23 Commencement of the West Indies' 1st Test cricket match, at Lord's
  • 1926-08-18 England regain Ashes with 5th Test Cricket win, to take series 1-0
  • 1926-12-11 Queensland win their 1st Sheffield Shield cricket match, v NSW
  • 1927-05-28 Hammond scores his 1,000th cricket run of the season after 22 days

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1927-12-16 Cricket 1st-class debut of Don Bradman, NSW v South Australia

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1927-12-17 Bradman scores 118 on 1st-class cricket debut, 188 mins 8 fours
  • 1927-12-24 Test Cricket debut of Walter Hammond, who scored 51 & took 5-36 v S Af
  • 1928-05-31 Charlie Hallows scores his 1,000th run of Cricket season

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 2,038

  • 1713-06-22 Lord John Philip Sackville, English cricketer (d. 1765)
  • 1804-10-04 "Felix", cricketer (Nicholas Wanostracht)
  • 1825-08-04 Arthur Haygarth, cricketer (Middlesex & Surrey bat, famous biographer)
  • 1826-05-22 George Parr, cricketer (legendary Notts batsman, 1st Eng touring capt)
  • 1826-09-05 John Wisden, England cricketer (d. 1884)
  • 1827-11-16 James Southerton, cricketer (Test debut in the 1st ever Test at 49)
  • 1830-03-25 Julius Caesar, cricketer (prominent batsman for Surrey)
  • 1835-03-21 Thomas Hayward, English cricketer (d. 1876)
  • 1838-04-21 Nat Thompson, cricketer (1st batsman dismissed in a Test match)
  • 1839-05-29 Ned Gregory, cricketer (bro of Dave, father of Syd Played 1st Test)
  • 1841-08-13 Unaarrimin, cricketer (played cricket as Johnny Mullagh)
  • 1841-09-03 Tom Emmett, England cricketer (d. 1904)
  • 1841-11-28 E M Grace, cricketer (brother of W G)
  • 1842-08-29 Alfred Shaw, cricketer (pioneering England Test bowler)
  • 1842-11-23 James Lillywhite Jr, cricketer (1st England Test captain)
  • 1844-03-15 Bransby Cooper, cricketer (in Dhaka Batsman in Australia's 1st Test)
  • 1845-04-15 Dave Gregory, cricketer (Australia's 1st Test captain)
  • 1845-11-14 Allen Hill, cricketer (took the 1st wicket in Test cricket)
  • 1847-02-10 A N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman)
  • 1847-08-20 Andrew Greenwood, England cricketer (d. 1889)
  • 1848-04-09 F A MacKinnon, cricketer (later the 35th Mackinnon of Mackinnon)
  • 1848-07-18 William Gilbert Grace, Victorian England's greatest cricketer
  • 1850-03-10 Spencer Gore, British tennis player and cricketer (d. 1906)
  • 1850-12-13 G F Grace, cricketer (brother of W G )
  • 1850-12-16 Fred Morley, cricketer (legendary Notts & England bowler 1880-83)
  • 1851-02-03 Lord Harris, cricketer (4 Tests for England MCC big-wig)
  • 1851-05-28 Dick Barlow, cricketer (immortal England all-rounder of 1880s)
  • 1851-06-19 Billy Midwinter, Australian cricketer (d. 1890)
  • 1851-07-23 Charles Bannerman, Aussie cricket batsman (1st centurion)
  • 1851-08-24 Tom Kendall, Australian cricketer (d. 1924)
  • 1851-10-21 George Ulyett, cricketer (great Yorkshire all-rounder 1873-93)
  • 1852-05-27 Billy Barnes, cricketer (England all-rounder 1880-90)
  • 1853-01-30 Leland Hone, cricketer (England keeper 1879 without county experience)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1853-09-09 Fred Spofforth, Australian cricketer known as "The Demon Bowler" (18 tests with 94 wickets at an average of 18.41), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1926)

Cricketer Fred Spofforth
Cricketer
Fred Spofforth
  • 1854-03-08 Tom Felix Horan, cricketer (Ireland Pioneering Aust all-rounder)
  • 1854-03-21 Alick A C Bannerman, cricketer (bro of Charles, Australia 1878-1893)
  • 1854-04-11 Hugh Massie, cricketer (Australian batsman of the 1880's)
  • 1854-05-11 John Blackham, cricketer (Australia's 1st wicketkeeper)
  • 1854-08-26 Arnold Fothergill, England cricketer (d. 1932)
  • 1854-10-18 Bill Murdoch, cricketer (great pioneer of Australian Test cricket)
  • 1855-02-25 George Bonnor, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888)
  • 1855-06-22 Sam Morris, Hobart, cricketer (Barbados parents only black Aus player)
  • 1855-08-03 Joe Hunter, Former Australian cricketer (d. 1891)
  • 1855-08-11 John Hodges, Australian cricketer (d. 1933)
  • 1855-11-19 Billy Bates, cricketer (England all-rounder 1882-87, hat-trick 1883)
  • 1856-04-11 Arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (dominant England bat late 19th cent)
  • 1856-07-07 George Hearne, cricketer (brother of Frank and Alec, Test for England)
  • 1856-07-15 Owen Dunell, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test captain)
  • 1856-08-01 George Coulthard, Former Australian rules footballer and cricketer (d. 1883)
  • 1857-02-12 Bobby Peel, cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96)
  • 1857-08-29 Sandford Schultz, English cricketer (d. 1937)
  • 1857-09-02 Thomas Groube, Australian cricketer (d. 1927)
  • 1857-11-30 Robert Abel, cricketer (The Guv'nor Surrey & England batsman)
  • 1858-07-26 Tommy Garrett, cricketer (original Australian Test player)
  • 1858-11-13 Percy McDonnell, cricketer (Australian batsman of the 1880's)
  • 1858-11-23 Frank Hearne, cricketer (brother of George and Alec, England and South Africa)
  • 1858-12-04 Billy Gunn, cricketer (Notts & England batsman in 11 Tests 1886-99)
  • 1859-03-13 Ivo Bligh, cricketer (Lord Darnley England capt v Australia 1882-83)
  • 1859-03-27 George Giffen, cricketer (one of Australia's greatest all-rounders)
  • 1859-10-20 G B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England)
  • 1860-06-20 Jack Worrall, Australian cricketer, footballer, and coach (d. 1937)
  • 1860-08-16 Lord Hawke, cricketer (England batsman 1890's, many official posts)
  • 1860-10-19 Affie Jarvis, cricketer (Australian WK of the late 19th century)
  • 1860-12-02 C T Studd, cricketer (brother of G B, five Tests for England)
  • 1861-06-12 William Attewell, English cricketer (d. 1927)
  • 1861-08-01 Sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's)
  • 1862-02-10 W H "Gobo" Ashley, cricketer (7 wkts in 1 Test for South Africa 1889)
  • 1862-10-03 John Briggs, cricketer (mighty England all-rounder late 19th century)
  • 1862-11-16 Charles Thomas Biass Turner, cricketer (the "Terror")
  • 1863-03-11 Andrew Stoddart, cricketer (My Dear Victorious Stod)
  • 1863-05-29 Arthur Mold, English cricketer (d. 1921)
  • 1863-07-22 Alec Hearne, cricketer (brother of George and Frank, Kent 1884-1910)
  • 1865-06-02 George Lohmann, cricketer (England's great bowler late 19th cent)
  • 1865-08-04 Gus Kempis, South African cricketer (d. 1890)
  • 1865-08-20 Bernard Tancred, South African cricketer (d. 1911)
  • 1865-10-19 Godfrey Cripps, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1892, 18 & 3)
  • 1865-11-01 Monty Bowden, cricketer (England Test capt v South Africa at 23)
  • 1866-01-31 Henry Forster, cricketer (Oxford blue 1887-89, later Aust Gov-General)
  • 1866-08-05 Harry Trott, Australian cricketer (d. 1917)
  • 1866-11-28 Arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper (England)
  • 1867-04-13 Sammy Woods, cricket bowler (Aust & England Rugby wing-forward)
  • 1867-05-03 Jack Hearne, cricketer (cousin of George and Alec 12 Tests for England)
  • 1867-05-10 Jim Kelly, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian 1896-1905)
  • 1867-05-12 Hugh Trumble, cricket off-spinner (great Aust at turn of century)
  • 1867-05-21 John James Ferris, cricketer (mighty Australian bowler of late 1880's)
  • 1867-06-19 Frank Iredale, cricketer (Australian batsman 1894-99)
  • 1867-07-24 Fred Tate, cricketer (father of Maurice, 1 Test, Eng v Aus 1902)
  • 1868-03-25 Bill Lockwood, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1893-1902)
  • 1868-04-05 J F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test South Africa 1892)
  • 1869-08-31 Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93) and Scottish rugby union player, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1919)
  • 1869-09-30 Ernest Jones, cricket pace bowler (marvellous Aust at turn of century)
  • 1869-12-29 Bill Howell, cricketer (Australian bowler at turn of century)
  • 1870-04-14 Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian batsman in 58 Tests 1890-1912)
  • 1870-05-27 Lionel Palairet, cricketer (elegant England bat in the Golden Age)
  • 1870-08-11 Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)
  • 1870-08-18 Hugh Bromley-Davenport, England cricketer (d. 1954)
  • 1870-11-21 Joe Darling, cricketer (Australian lefty batsman at turn of century)
  • 1870-11-21 Stanley Jackson, cricketer (captain of England, governor of Bengal)
  • 1870-11-29 Harry Graham, Australian cricketer (107 on Test debut Aust v Eng 1893), born in Melbourne
  • 1870-12-10 T R McKibbin, cricketer (NSW & Aust off-spinner late 19th century)

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

1932-04-30 Cricketer Donald Bradman (23) weds Jessie Martha Menzies at St Paul's Anglican Church in Burwood, Sydney

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

HeartWedding of Interest

1953-01-15 Cricketer Richie Benaud (22) weds Marcia Lavender at the Wesley Church in Sydney, Australia

Cricketer and Commentator Richie Benaud
Cricketer and Commentator
Richie Benaud

HeartWedding of Interest

1995-05-24 Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar (22) weds pediatrician Anand Mehta

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Cricketer
Sachin Tendulkar

HeartWedding of Interest

1999-07-17 Cricketer Glenn McGrath (29) weds flight attendant Jane Louise Steele

Cricketer Glenn McGrath
Cricketer
Glenn McGrath
  • 2009-03-14 New Zealand cricketer Martin Crow marries ex-Miss Universe Lorraine Downes
  • 2010-11-18 Cricketer Glenn McGrath (40) weds interior designer Sara Leonardi in Cronulla, New South Wales

Deaths in Sport

Deaths 1 - 100 of 946

  • 1765-12-03 Lord John Philip Sackville, British cricketer (b. 1713)
  • 1832-01-13 Thomas Lord, English cricketer, founder of Lord's cricket ground (b. 1755)
  • 1871-03-22 Johnny Cuzens, cricketer (Australian aboriginal tourist 1868), dies
  • 1876-09-03 Felix, cricketer (legendary All-England player), dies
  • 1880-06-16 James Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies
  • 1880-09-22 G F Grace, cricketer (one Test v Australia), dies
  • 1883-03-12 Murrumgunarriman, [Twopenny], cricketer (Aboriginal team 1868), dies
  • 1883-10-22 George Coulthard, cricketer (Test for Australia 1882), dies
  • 1884-04-05 John Wisden, publisher/cricketer (prominent Sussex player), dies
  • 1884-09-28 Fred Morley, cricket lefty quick (16 wkts in 4 Tests for Eng), dies
  • 1889-02-12 Andrew Greenwood, cricketer (batted in Eng's 1st 2 Tests 1877), dies
  • 1889-04-08 Henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies
  • 1889-07-30 Charles Absolom, cricketer (Test for Eng), dies in an accident
  • 1890-05-19 Gus Kempis, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test), dies of fever at 24
  • 1890-12-03 Bill Midwinter, cricketer (8 Tests for Australia, 4 for England), dies
  • 1891-01-04 Joe Hunter, cricket wicket-keeper (England on 1884-85 Aust tour), dies
  • 1891-03-28 Dick Pilling, cricketer ("Prince of Wicketkeepers", Eng 1881-88), dies
  • 1891-06-23 George Parr, cricketer (Nottinghamshire & All-England), dies
  • 1891-08-14 Johnny Mullagh, cricketer (Aboriginal tourist 1868), dies
  • 1892-02-19 Monty Bowden, cricket captain (England v South Africa 1889), dies at 26
  • 1893-07-09 William Scotton, cricketer (wicket in 15 Tests for Eng), suicide
  • 1893-07-20 Tom Kelly, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1977-79, 64 runs), dies
  • 1894-03-11 John Selby, cricketer (6 Tests for England 1877-82), dies
  • 1896-09-02 Nat Thomson, Australian cricketer (b. 1839)
  • 1896-09-24 Percy McDonnell, cricketer (19 Tests 1880-88, 3 centuries), dies
  • 1896-12-31 Leland Hone, cricketer (scored 7 & 6 in only England Test 1879), dies
  • 1897-01-30 John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies
  • 1898-06-18 George Ulyett, cricketer (949 runs 50 wkts for England 25 Tests), dies
  • 1899-03-24 Billy Barnes, cricketer (725 runs in 21 Tests for England), dies
  • 1899-04-22 E J (Ned) Gregory, cricketer (one Test for Aust), dies
  • 1900-01-08 Billy Bates, cricketer (656 runs & 50 wkts in 15 Tests for Eng), dies
  • 1900-03-11 Edmund Peate, cricketer (9 Tests for England 1881-86), dies
  • 1900-03-31 Frank Milligan, cricketer (Mafeking 2 Tests Eng v South Africa 1898-99), dies
  • 1900-11-21 J J Ferris, cricketer (48 wickets for Aust in 8 Tests in 1880's), dies
  • 1901-12-01 George Lohmann, cricketer (in South Africa 18 Tests, 112 wickets), dies
  • 1902-01-11 Johnny Briggs, cricketer (118 wkts for England), dies in an asylum
  • 1902-08-10 George Vernon, cricketer (scored 11* & 3 in only England Test), dies
  • 1903-01-04 W H M "Dicky" Richards, cricketer (score 4 & 0 in Test for S Af), dies
  • 1903-05-01 Arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies
  • 1903-05-19 Arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (1277 runs at 35 47 in 23 Tests), dies
  • 1903-12-11 Patrick McShane, cricket player/ump (1884-85 Ashes series), dies
  • 1904-01-09 Alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies
  • 1904-06-03 Vincent Tancred, cricket (Bernard & Louis bro, Test for S A), suicide
  • 1904-06-30 Thomas Emmett, cricketer (English Test bowler of the sostenuter), dies
  • 1904-11-04 Jack Brown, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1894-99), dies
  • 1904-12-10 James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies
  • 1906-03-23 Victor Barton, cricketer (scored 23 in Test Eng v South Africa 1892), dies
  • 1906-04-19 Spencer Gore, British tennis player and cricketer (b. 1850)
  • 1907-01-06 Walter Read, cricketer (Engl batsman, 117 at no 10 v Aust 1884), dies
  • 1907-01-16 Alfred Shaw, cricketer (seven Tests for England 1877-82), dies
  • 1907-06-14 Bob McLeod, cricketer (bro of Charlie, 6 Tests for Aus 1891-93), dies
  • 1907-11-21 Harry Boyle, round-arm cricket bowler (12 of Aust's early Tests), dies
  • 1908-05-31 C L "Boy" Johnson, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies
  • 1909-07-10 Flooi Du Toit, cricket leg-spinner (Test for South Africa 1892), dies
  • 1910-07-03 Mordecai Sherwin, English cricket wicketkeeper (Aust 1886-88), dies
  • 1910-08-22 George Palmer, cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies
  • 1910-08-29 Allen Hill, cricket bowler (England, 2 Tests), dies
  • 1910-09-23 H J H "Tup" Scott, cricketer (Australian Test captain 1886), dies
  • 1911-02-07 Harry Graham, Australian cricketer (6 Test for Australia 1893-96, 301 runs), dies at 40
  • 1911-02-18 Bill Murdoch, cricketer, dies while watching Aust v South Africa Test
  • 1911-05-20 E M Grace, cricketer (one Test v Australia 1880, 36 & 0), dies
  • 1911-07-31 Jack Edwards, cricketer (1888 Ashes tourist), dies
  • 1911-08-21 W R Wister, cricketer (USA v Canada 1859), dies
  • 1911-11-23 Bernard Tancred, cricketer (87 runs in 1888-89 South Africa v England), dies
  • 1911-12-13 Reg Duff, cricketer (23 Tests for Australia 1902-05, 1317 runs), dies
  • 1912-02-28 Bill Storer, English cricket wicketkeeper (6 Tests 1897-99), dies
  • 1912-06-27 George Bonnor, cricketer (once ran three before he was caught), dies
  • 1912-07-02 Tom Richardson, English cricketer (88 wickets in 14 Tests for England), dies (b. 1870)
  • 1912-10-19 J E B B P Q C Dwyer, cricketer (Aus-born Sussex bowler 1906-09), dies
  • 1913-02-23 Jimmy Sinclair, cricketer (3 centuries in 25 Test South African career), dies
  • 1913-07-05 Alfred Lyttelton, cricketer (Eng wk 1880-84 demon lob bowler), dies
  • 1913-09-12 Major R B Stewart, cricketer (scored 4 & 9 in S Afr's 1st Test), dies
  • 1913-12-23 James Middleton, cricketer (24 wkt of lefty pace S Af 1895-1903), dies
  • 1914-05-13 R E Foster, only dual England captain at cricket & soccer, dies
  • 1914-06-15 A G Steel, cricketer (13 Tests, 29 wkts, Eng capt 1886), dies
  • 1914-07-30 Albert Trott, cricketer (3 Tests for Aus, 2 for Eng), commits suicide
  • 1914-08-07 B B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies
  • 1914-12-21 A O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies
  • 1915-01-06 Reginald Wood, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1886), dies
  • 1915-04-03 Andrew Stoddart, cricketer (England capt at turn of century), suicide
  • 1915-06-28 Victor Trumper, cricketer (48 Tests for Australia, 3163 runs), dies
  • 1915-10-23 W G Grace, British cricketer, dies
  • 1915-10-30 Gervys Rignold Hazlitt, cricketer (9 Tests for Aust 1907-12), dies
  • 1916-02-09 Jack Barrett, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1890), dies
  • 1916-03-09 Ken Hutchings, cricketer (exciting England batsman, WW I), dies
  • 1916-04-16 Tom Horan, cricketer (15 Tests for Aust, 471 runs, 11 wickets), dies
  • 1916-05-25 Jack Marsh, cricketer (Aboriginal bowler played for NSW 1900-03), dies
  • 1916-07-01 William Booth, cricketer (WW I 2 Tests for England 1913-14), dies
  • 1916-08-01 Claude Newberry, South African cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies
  • 1916-11-23 Leonard Moon, cricketer (WW I 4 Tests for England 1905-06), dies
  • 1916-12-26 Frank Penn, cricketer (one Test for England v Australia 1880), dies
  • 1917-01-25 Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies
  • 1917-02-09 Francis Allan, cricket bowler (lefty in 1879 Aust-Eng Test), dies
  • 1917-03-18 William Shalders, South African cricket batsman (12 Tests 1895-1907), dies
  • 1917-05-03 Norman Callaway, NSW bat, cricketer (207 in only FC innings), dies
  • 1917-07-31 Charlie Finlason, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test), dies
  • 1917-09-12 Eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test South Africa v England 1914), dies
  • 1917-10-11 Harry Trott, cricketer (Aust capt played 24 Tests 1888-1898), dies
  • 1917-10-31 Tibby Cotter, Australian cricketer and fast bowler (49 wickets for Australia) and member of the 12th Regiment who captured Beersheba in the world's last successful cavalry charge, dies at 33
  • 1917-11-08 Colyn Blythe, cricketer (2509 F-C wickets), dies during WW I