Cricketers in Sports History (Part 6)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,759

  • 1924-05-31 Russell Endean, cricketer (28 Tests for South Africa, handled the ball 1956)
  • 1924-06-15 Mohammed Ghazali, cricketer (Pak off-spinner wicketless in 2 Tests 54)
  • 1924-06-27 Bob Appleyard, cricketer (superb England off-spinner, brief career)
  • 1924-07-28 Fred Fisher, cricketer (one Test for NZ v SA 1953)
  • 1924-08-01 Frank Worrell, cricketer (one of the three W's, inspiring WI captain)
  • 1924-09-24 Simpson Guillen, cricketer (wicket-keeper for West Indies & NZ)
  • 1924-11-11 Rusi Modi, cricketer (strong Indian batsman in post-War years)
  • 1924-11-26 Jasu Patel, cricketer (Indian off-spinner, 9-69 v Aust 1959)
  • 1924-12-24 Roy Miller, cricketer (WI all-rounder in one Test 1953, 23 & 0-28)
  • 1925-01-17 A H Kardar, cricketer (Pak 1st Test capt, prev played for India)
  • 1925-01-25 Eric Dempster, cricketer (NZ slow bowl of mid-50's, bowling avg 109.5)
  • 1925-03-26 Maqsood Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 16 Tests 1952-56)
  • 1925-04-14 H G Kischenchand, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1947-52)
  • 1925-05-02 David Ironside, cricketer (South African swing bowler in 3 Tests v NZ 1953-54)
  • 1925-06-23 Richard Barber, cricketer (scored 12 & 5 in only Test NZ v WI 1956)
  • 1925-07-18 George Doggart, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1950)/MCC pres
  • 1925-07-25 Alistair Taylor, cricketer (one Test as opening bat for South Africa 1956)
  • 1925-08-27 Ken Grieves, cricketer (NSW leg-spin all-rounder)
  • 1925-10-12 Bill Parkhouse, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1950-59)
  • 1925-10-24 Ken "Slasher" Mackay, cricketer (exciting Aussie all-rounder)
  • 1925-12-12 D G "Dattu" Phadkar, cricketer (pace bowling all-rounder for India)
  • 1925-12-12 Ghulam Guard, cricketer (lefty pace bowler in 2 Tests for India 1959)
  • 1926-01-17 Clyde Walcott, cricketer (one of the three W's, later ICC chairman)
  • 1926-01-29 Bob Berry, cricketer (England slow lefty 1950)
  • 1926-02-20 Edgar Meuli, cricketer (opened NZ batting in Test v South Africa 1953)
  • 1926-03-28 Polly Umrigar, cricketer (Indian batsman & captain)
  • 1926-04-18 Doug Insole, cricketer (England batsman of the 50's, nine Tests)
  • 1926-05-27 Gordon Leggat, cricketer (open batsman for NZ in 9 Tests 1953-56)
  • 1926-08-09 Denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955)
  • 1926-10-11 John Dewes, cricketer (England opener late 40's early 50's)
  • 1926-12-14 Frank King, cricketer (WI fast bowler in 14 Tests in 50's, 29 wkts)
  • 1926-12-24 Ronald Draper, cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1949-50)
  • 1926-12-28 Donald Carr, English cricketer and MCC official, Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1927-01-11 John Hayes, cricketer (NZ fast bowler in 15 Tests 1951-58)
  • 1927-02-18 Fazal Mahmood, cricketer (Pakistani medium-pace workhorse 1952-62)
  • 1927-03-22 George Thoms, cricketer (1 Test Aust against WI 1952, scored 16 & 28)
  • 1927-03-30 Wally Grout, cricketer (great Aussie wicket-keeper)
  • 1927-04-18 Jim De Courcy, cricketer (in Newcastle Australian batsman 1953)
  • 1927-05-05 Sid O'Linn, cricketer (soccer for South Africa 1947, cricket 1960)
  • 1927-05-06 Michael Frederick, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1954, scored 0 & 30)
  • 1927-05-22 Eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's)
  • 1927-06-11 Eric St Eval Atkinson, cricketer (bro of Denis WI pace bowler 1958-59)
  • 1927-07-18 Zin Harris, cricketer (father of Chris NZ batsman in 50's & 60's)
  • 1927-07-26 G S Ramchand, cricketer (valuable all-rounder in 33 Tests for India)
  • 1927-08-15 Eddie Leadbeater, cricketer (England leg-spinner with an avg of 109)
  • 1927-10-10 Clairmonte Depeiaza, cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955)
  • 1927-10-18 Ramesh Divecha, cricketer (eleven wickets for India in early 50's)
  • 1927-10-25 Hedley Keith, cricketer (solid left-handed for South Africa in the 1950's)
  • 1928-01-01 Khan Mohammad, cricketer (Paki fast-med bowler, 54 wkts in 13 Tests)
  • 1928-01-05 Imtiaz Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistan wicket-keeper in 41 Tests 1952-62)
  • 1928-01-07 Rajindranath, cricketer (4 stumpings in his only Test for India)
  • 1928-01-17 Ken Archer, cricketer (Australian batsman, 5 Tests early 50s)
  • 1928-02-03 C V Gadkari, cricketer (Indian batsman in 6 Tests 1953-55)
  • 1928-02-26 Everton Weekes, cricketer (one of the 3 W's)
  • 1928-03-10 Arthur Milton, cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's)
  • 1928-03-19 Clive Van Ryneveld, cricketer (South African all-rounder 1951-58)
  • 1928-05-31 Pankaj Roy, cricketer (Indian opener, 413 partnership w/Vinoo Mankad)
  • 1928-06-03 John Reid, cricketer (prolific NZ batsman 1949-65)
  • 1928-06-28 Peter Heine, cricketer (solid South African fast bowler in 1950's)
  • 1928-07-10 Jack Nel, cricketer (South African opening bat in 6 Tests 1949-57)
  • 1928-08-02 Malcolm Hilton, Former England cricketer (d. 1990)
  • 1928-10-08 Neil Harvey, cricketer (prolific Australian lefty bat of 50's)
  • 1928-10-18 R H "Deepak" Shodhan, cricketer (century on Test debut for India)
  • 1928-10-24 Ken Hough, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in two Tests v England 1959)
  • 1928-10-27 Datta Gaekwad, cricketer (father of Anshuman, batted in 11 Tests 50's)
  • 1928-11-11 Trevor Meale, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v England 1958)
  • 1928-11-17 Colin McDonald, cricketer (stalwart Australian opening bat for 1950's)
  • 1929-01-23 Ian Thomson, cricketer (England seam bowler v South Africa 1964-65)
  • 1929-01-30 Hugh Tayfield, cricketer (celebrated South African off-spinner 1949-60)
  • 1929-02-09 Lennox Butler, cricketer (1 Test WI v Aust 1955, 16 & 2-151)
  • 1929-03-06 David Sheppard, bishop (Liverpool)/cricketer (England batsman)
  • 1929-03-11 Jackie McGlew, cricketer (dour South African opening bat of the 50')
  • 1929-03-24 Cuan McCarthy, cricketer (36 Test wkts for South Africa, 1 career no-ball)
  • 1929-05-02 Sydney Gedye, cricketer (opening batsman in four Tests for NZ 1964)
  • 1929-05-15 Jack Flavell, cricketer (England pace bowler in 4 Tests 1961-64)
  • 1929-05-21 Paul Winslow, cricketer (big-hitter for South Africa, 108 v England 1955)
  • 1929-05-28 Leslie Wight, cricketer (one Test WI v India 1953, scored 21)
  • 1929-06-08 Ventappa Muddiah, cricketer (Indian off-spinner in 2 Tests 1959-61)
  • 1929-06-14 Alan Davidson, cricketer (mighty Australian lefty quick all-rounder)
  • 1929-06-21 Agha Saadat Ali, cricketer (Paki bat in Test v NZ 1956, scored 8*)
  • 1929-07-05 Tony [Graham Anthony Richard] Lock, English cricketer (left-arm spinner), born in Limpsfield, Surrey
  • 1929-07-05 Tony Lock, cricketer (highly successful England slow lefty bowler)
  • 1929-09-25 John Rutherford, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1956)
  • 1929-10-06 Les Favell, cricketer (stoic Australian batsman late 50's)
  • 1929-10-25 Peter Loader, cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA)
  • 1929-10-28 Narotam Puna, cricketer (Bombay NZ off-spinner v England 1966)
  • 1929-12-11 S P "Fergie" Gupte, cricketer (brilliant Indian leg-spinner)
  • 1929-12-15 Keith Andrew, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63)
  • 1929-12-22 Wazir Mohammad, cricketer (eldest of Pakistan's 4 Mohammed brothers)
  • 1929-12-31 Peter May, English cricketer (dashing batsman of 50's), born in Reading (d. 1994)
  • 1930-03-01 C D Gopinath, cricketer (batted in 8 Tests for India in the 1950's)
  • 1930-03-14 Ray Flockton, cricketer (prolific NSW batsman of 50's)
  • 1930-04-10 Shuja-ud-Din, cricketer (batted in 19 Tests for Pakistan 1954-62)
  • 1930-04-20 Alan Oakman, cricketer (England batsman against Australia 1956)
  • 1930-04-29 Alf Valentine, Jamaican cricketer (great West Indian lefty spinner)
  • 1930-06-01 Matt Poore, cricketer (NZ batsman in 14 tests 1953-56 average 15.43)
  • 1930-06-03 Michael Melle, cricketer (South African pace bowler of early 1950's)
  • 1930-06-06 Frank Tyson, cricketer ("Typhoon" England pace destroyer mid-50's), born in Farnworth, Lancashire, (2015)
  • 1930-06-07 Ian Leggat, cricketer (1 Test v South Africa 1953-54 without distinction)
  • 1930-06-12 Jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener of 50s)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 501 - 600 of 830

  • 1973-11-19 Cyril Allcott, cricketer (6 Tests for NZ, 113 runs & 6 wickets), dies
  • 1973-12-16 Syd Barnes, cricketer (13 Tests for Australia 1938-48), dies
  • 1973-12-23 Arthur Richardson, cricketer (9 Tests 1924-26), dies
  • 1974-01-21 Ken Viljoen, cricketer (played 27 Tests for South Africa 1930-47), dies
  • 1974-01-30 Bill Whitty, cricketer (37 wkts v South Africa 1910-11 series), dies
  • 1974-02-14 C S Dempster, cricketer (10 Tests for NZ, 723 runs), dies
  • 1974-05-25 Frank Ward, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1936-38), dies
  • 1974-06-02 Waldemar F Eric Marx, cricketer (3 Tests South Africa v Aust 1921-22), dies
  • 1974-06-17 Yadavendra Singh, cricketer (Yuvraj of Patiala, Test for India), dies
  • 1974-07-09 Ted Bowley, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1929-30), dies
  • 1974-07-28 Jack Ellis, cricketer (Victorian WK, Ashes tourist 1926), dies
  • 1974-08-11 Jack Hill, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1953-55, 8 wickets), dies
  • 1974-08-13 Hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Umpire in 3 Tests for England), dies
  • 1974-12-09 George Carew, cricketer (4 Tests for WI between 1935 & 1949), dies
  • 1975-02-18 Syed Nazir Ali, cricketer (2 Tests for India, 4 wickets), dies
  • 1975-02-27 Neville Cardus, writer/cricketer, dies
  • 1975-07-13 Owen Wynne, cricketer (6 Tests for South Africa 1948-50), lost at sea
  • 1975-12-03 Hugh Thurlow, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1932), dies
  • 1976-01-11 Mervyn Grell, cricketer (Test WI v England 1930, 21 & 13, 0-17), dies
  • 1976-01-30 Percy Tyson "Plum" Lewis, cricketer (pair in only Test for S Af), dies
  • 1976-02-03 Neville Lindsay, cricketer (South African batsman in Test v Aust 1921), dies
  • 1976-07-20 Tom Lowry, cricketer (early New Zealand Test captain), dies
  • 1976-08-10 Bert Oldfield, cricketer (54 Tests, 52 stumpings), dies
  • 1976-08-19 Ken Wadsworth, cricketer (Exciting NZ keeper), dies of cancer at 29
  • 1976-08-21 Ken James, cricketer (kept wicket for NZ in 11 Tests), dies
  • 1976-08-25 Perc Hornibrook, cricketer (6 Tests 1928-30, 17 wickets), dies
  • 1976-09-05 A E R Gilligan, cricketer (11 Tests for England 1922-25), dies
  • 1976-11-11 E Q Davies, cricketer (9 runs & 7 wickets in 5 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1976-12-18 George Emmett, cricketer (England opener v Aust Old Trafford 1948), dies
  • 1976-12-21 Edward Bartlett, cricketer (WI Test batsman in 5 Tests 1928-31), dies
  • 1976-12-25 Arthur Mitchell, cricketer (batted in 6 Tests for Eng 1933-36), dies
  • 1977-01-29 E P "Buster" Nupen, cricketer (50 wickets for S Af, lost eye), dies
  • 1977-02-22 Jack O'Connor, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests for England 1929-30), dies
  • 1977-04-03 Jack Ryder, cricketer (20 Tests for Aust, 1394 runs), dies
  • 1977-04-20 Len Johnson, cricketer (one Test for Australia, 3-66 & 3-8), dies
  • 1977-06-09 Bill Merritt, cricketer (6 Tests of leg-spin for NZ, 12 wkts), dies
  • 1977-07-29 Austin Matthews, cricketer (Test Eng v NZ 1937), dies
  • 1977-09-13 Arthur Fagg, cricketer (5 Tests for England 1936-39/umpire), dies
  • 1977-10-18 Rolph Grant, cricketer (West Indian capt on 1939 England tour), dies
  • 1977-12-07 Paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies
  • 1978-01-22 Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer (54 Tests for England 4555 runs), dies
  • 1978-03-13 Ghulam Mustafa Guard, cricketer (3 wkts in 2 Tests for India), dies
  • 1978-03-17 George Dickinson, cricketer (8 wickets in 3 Tests for NZ), dies
  • 1978-03-29 Jayasinghrao Mansinghrao Ghorpade, cricketer (8 Tests for India), dies
  • 1978-03-30 Harold Gimblett, cricketer (Batted in 3 Tests for England), suicide
  • 1978-05-05 Alfred H H Gilligan, cricketer (4 Tests for England), dies
  • 1978-05-13 Albert Roberts, cricketer (5 Tests for NZ, 7 wickets), dies
  • 1978-05-19 George Gladstone, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1930), dies
  • 1978-08-21 Vinoo Mankad, cricketer (44 Tests for India, 2,109 runs), dies
  • 1978-10-18 Frank Woolley, cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies
  • 1978-10-26 George Grant, cricketer (WI Test captain through early 1930's), dies
  • 1978-11-13 George Hearne, South African cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies
  • 1979-02-02 Jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener), commits suicide
  • 1979-02-05 Eddie Paynter, cricketer (20 Tests for England, avg 59.23), dies
  • 1979-02-09 C I J Smith, cricket all-rounder (5 Tests for England 1935-37), dies
  • 1979-02-21 Glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies
  • 1979-03-17 Merv Inverarity, cricketer (father of John WA player 1925-40), dies
  • 1979-04-02 Ivan Barrow, cricketer (11 Tests for West Indies 1930-39), dies
  • 1979-05-01 Berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin, cricketer (2 Tests for WI), dies
  • 1979-05-31 Nigel Howard, cricketer (England captain 1951-52 tour of India), dies
  • 1979-06-04 Edward Dawson, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1927-30), dies
  • 1979-06-29 Ben Barnett, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1938), dies
  • 1979-07-07 D P Conyngham, cricketer (one Test for South Africa), dies
  • 1979-07-09 Janardhan Gnanoba Navle, cricketer (2 Tests for India), dies
  • 1979-08-23 Mian Mohammad Saeed, cricketer (1st Pakistan capt 1948-49), dies
  • 1979-09-12 Denis Smith, cricketer (England left-handed batsman 1935), dies
  • 1979-10-26 Jackie Grant, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930-35), dies
  • 1979-12-14 Nirode Ranjan Chowdhury, cricketer (2 Tests for India, avg 205), dies
  • 1979-12-21 Bill Anderson, cricketer (Test for NZ 1946, scored five & one), dies
  • 1980-01-12 Hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies
  • 1980-02-28 Ian Alexander Ross Peebles, cricketer (45 wkts for England), dies
  • 1980-03-18 Herman Griffith, cricketer (13 Tests for WI, 44 wickets), dies
  • 1980-04-02 Dick Howorth, cricketer (England slow lefty all-rounder late 40's), dies
  • 1980-04-12 Stanley De Silva, cricketer (motor bike Sri Lanka '79 World Cup), dies
  • 1980-05-20 Jack Walsh, cricketer (at Wallsend)/commentator (NBN), dies
  • 1980-06-10 Denys Morkel, South African cricketer (batsman scored 663 runs 1927-32), dies
  • 1980-07-18 Naoomal Jeoomal, cricketer (3 Tests for India 1932-34, 108 runs), dies
  • 1980-08-02 Verdun John Scott, cricketer (ten Tests for NZ), dies
  • 1980-08-09 P K "Perker" Lee, cricketer (Australian bowler 1931-33, 2 Tests), dies
  • 1980-08-21 Jack Cheetham, cricketer (15 Tests as South African capt, won 7 lost 5), dies
  • 1980-09-08 Bruce Dooland, cricketer (prolific leggie for Notts), dies
  • 1980-10-10 Walter Keeton, cricketer (opening bat in 2 Test for Eng 1934-39), dies
  • 1980-10-14 S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies
  • 1980-11-21 Jim Parks Sr, Kent cricket all-rounder (only Test for England), dies
  • 1980-11-22 Herbert Wade, cricketer (South African batsman & captain 1935-36), dies
  • 1980-11-23 Herby Wade, cricketer (South African capt 10 Tests 1935-36), dies
  • 1980-12-05 Don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies
  • 1980-12-28 Amir Elahi, cricketer, 1st Pakistani Test cricketer to die
  • 1980-12-31 Arthur Wellard, cricketer (2 Tests for England, legendary 6-hitter), dies
  • 1981-02-15 Jack Crapp, cricketer (7 Tests for England 1948-49, 319 runs), dies
  • 1981-03-06 George Geary, cricketer (14 Tests for England, 46 wickets), dies
  • 1981-03-14 Ken Barrington, cricketer (82 Tests for England, 6806 runs), dies
  • 1981-03-26 Tim Wall, cricketer (SA v NSW 1933 is Sheffield Shield record), dies
  • 1981-03-30 Noel Harford, cricketer (8 Tests for NZ 1955-58), dies
  • 1981-04-16 Eric Hollies, cricketer (13 Tests for England, 44 wickets), dies
  • 1981-04-21 Harry Lee, cricketer (scored 18 & 1 in only Test for England), dies
  • 1981-05-08 Maurice Fernandes, cricket captain (WI in 1st Test win, 1930 v Eng), dies
  • 1981-05-09 C E "Nip" Pellew, cricketer (10 Tests 484 runs at 37), dies
  • 1981-06-03 Eric Dalton, cricketer (698 runs for South Africa at 31 72), dies
  • 1981-08-14 Dudley Nourse, cricketer (34 Tests for South Africa, 2960 runs), dies