Cricket in History (Part 12)

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Birthdays 1101 - 1,200 of 2,037

  • 1947-07-24 Zaheer Abbas, cricketer (probably Pakistan's finest batsman ever)
  • 1947-08-06 Tony Dell, cricketer (Australian left-arm quick, 2 Tests 1971 & 74)
  • 1947-08-10 Alan Ward, England cricket pace bowler (1969-76)
  • 1947-08-27 John Morrison, cricketer ("Mystery" NZ batsman 1973-82)
  • 1947-10-21 Younis Ahmed, cricketer (batted for Pakistan in 1969 & again in 1987)
  • 1947-11-04 Rodney Marsh, cricketer (AKA "Iron Gloves" AKA "Bacchus" Kept wickets)
  • 1947-12-02 Dhiraj Parsana, cricket pace bowler (Indian v WI 1978-79)
  • 1947-12-13 Les Joslin, cricketer (Test as batsman for Australia 1968, made 7 & 2)
  • 1947-12-22 Dilip Doshi, cricketer (India's main slow lefty post-Bedi)
  • 1948-01-05 Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)
  • 1948-01-06 Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)
  • 1948-01-13 Kenia Jayantilal, cricketer (5 at Kingston 71 his only inns for India)
  • 1948-02-04 Rakesh Shukla, cricket leg-spinner (1 Test India v Sri Lanka 1982)
  • 1948-02-18 Bruce Francis, cricketer (Australian opener in 3 Tests 1972)
  • 1948-03-18 Eknath Solkar, cricketer (India 1969-77, brilliant short-leg fielder)
  • 1948-03-19 Vintcent Van der Bijl, Natal cricket bowler (superb 2m of 70's & 80's)
  • 1948-03-23 Wasim Bari, cricket wicket-keeper (Pakistan's most successful)
  • 1948-04-12 Raphick Jumadeen, cricketer (WI slow left-armer of the 70's)
  • 1948-04-25 Mike Selvey, cricketer (England pace bowler of late 70's)
  • 1948-05-14 Bob Woolmer, cricketer (England batsman mid-70's)
  • 1948-05-26 Geoff Greenidge, cricketer (no relation to Gordon, WI opener 1972-74)
  • 1948-06-12 Norbert Phillip, cricketer (WI pace bowler late 70s)
  • 1948-06-22 Nolan Clarke, cricketer (Barbados bat 1970-77, later Holland stalwart)
  • 1948-08-07 Greg Chappell, cricketer (bro of Ian Elegant Aussie batsman 1970-84)
  • 1948-08-28 Murray Parker, cricketer (brother of John Three Tests for NZ 1976)
  • 1948-09-12 Max Walker, Australian cricket player
  • 1948-10-02 Robert Anderson, cricketer (NZ batsman 1976-78)
  • 1948-10-22 Mike Hendrick, cricketer (England seam bowler in 30 Tests 1974-81)
  • 1948-11-24 Ashok Gandotra, cricketer (in Rio de Janiero Two Tests for India 1969)
  • 1948-12-01 Sarfraz Nawaz, cricketer (successful Pakistani pace bowler 1969-84)
  • 1948-12-22 Chris Old, cricketer (England medium-pacer of 70's)
  • 1948-12-30 Surinder Amarnath, cricketer (son of Lala 124 on debut v NZ 1976)
  • 1949-01-08 Lawrence Rowe, cricketer (prolific WI batsman, 302 v Eng 1974)
  • 1949-02-07 Sunil Wettimuny, cricket (Sri Lanka open batsman 1975-79 World Cups)
  • 1949-02-12 Gundappa Viswanath, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman of 70s)
  • 1949-02-20 Eddie Hemmings, cricket off-spinner (immense England)
  • 1949-02-24 John Lever, cricketer (England lefty quick in 21 Tests 1976-81)
  • 1949-03-21 Alvin Kallicharran, cricketer (wonderful West Indies LHB 1972-81)
  • 1949-03-28 Shafiq Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman during the 70's)
  • 1949-03-29 Uton Dowe, cricketer (WI pace bowler 1972-73 "Dowe shall not bowl")
  • 1949-05-25 Lalith Kaluperuma, cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka 1982)
  • 1949-05-30 Bob Willis, cricketer (superb England fast bowler 1971-84)
  • 1949-07-10 Sunil Gavaskar, Indian cricket player (opener, 10122 Test runs)
  • 1949-07-18 Dennis Lillee, Australian cricket fast bowler (1971-84)
  • 1949-07-23 Clive Rice, South African cricket all-rounder (WSC 1978-79, ODI 1991), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province (d. 2015)
  • 1949-08-20 Norman Featherstone, South African cricketer
  • 1949-09-25 Inshan Ali, cricketer (big-spinning WI chinaman bowler 1971-77)
  • 1949-10-10 Lance Cairns, cricketer (big-hitting NZ medium-pace bowler)
  • 1949-11-21 Basil Williams, cricketer (century on debut for West Indies 1978)
  • 1949-11-25 Kerry O'Keeffe, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1971-77)
  • 1949-12-06 Peter Willey, cricketer (England batsman late 70's early 80's)
  • 1949-12-23 Wally Edwards, cricketer (three Tests Australia v England 1974)
  • 1949-12-29 Syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer)
  • 1950-02-13 Leonard Pascoe, cricketer (dynamic Aussie quick 1977-82)
  • 1950-03-01 Shahid Israr, Pakistani cricket wicket-keeper (in one Test v NZ 1976)
  • 1950-03-13 Bernard Julien, cricketer (WI left-arm pace all-rounder mid-70's)
  • 1950-03-26 Graham Barlow, cricketer (England batsman in 3 Tests 1976-77)
  • 1950-04-09 Ehtesham-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 5 Tests 1980-82)
  • 1950-04-19 Jeff Hammond, cricketer (Australian fast bowler on 1973 WI tour)
  • 1950-05-29 Talat Ali, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in ten Tests 1972-80)
  • 1950-06-04 Brian Rose, cricketer (England batsman in 9 Tests 1977-81)
  • 1950-07-03 Ewen Chatfield, NZ cricketer pace bowler (1975-89)
  • 1950-07-11 Jim Higgs, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1978-81)
  • 1950-07-15 Alan Hurst, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1974-79)
  • 1950-07-23 Alan Turner, Aussie cricket left-handed opener (World Cup ton 1975)
  • 1950-08-16 Jeff[rey R] Thomson, cricketer (great Aussie fast bowler 1972-85)
  • 1950-08-19 Graeme Beard, cricketer (NSW medium-pace all-rounder 3 Tests 1980)
  • 1950-09-04 Ehteshamuddin, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1950-09-24 Mohinder Amarnath, cricketer (son of Lala Indian batsman of 70's/80's)
  • 1950-10-09 Mick Malone, cricketer (WA seamer, Test 1977, made 46 took 5-63, 1-14)
  • 1950-10-26 T E Srinivasan, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1981)
  • 1950-11-21 Bruce Laird, cricketer (tough Australian opener 1979-82)
  • 1951-01-29 Andy Roberts, cricketer (brilliant WI quickie with 202 wickets 74-84)
  • 1951-01-30 Trevor Laughlin, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1978-79)
  • 1951-02-21 John Parker, cricketer (NZ batsman of 70s)
  • 1951-02-24 Derek Randall, cricketer (England batsman & animated cover fieldsman)
  • 1951-02-28 Karsan Ghavri, cricketer (Indian lefty medium pacer early 80s)
  • 1951-03-05 Rodney Hogg, cricketer (prolific Australian wicket-taker 1978-84)
  • 1951-03-08 Philippe Henri Edmonds, cricketer (in Zambia England slow left-arm)
  • 1951-03-20 Madan Lal, cricketer (Indian medium pacer in the 70's)
  • 1951-03-29 Geoff Howarth, cricketer (NZ captain early 80's)
  • 1951-05-01 Gordon Greenidge, cricketer (great West Indian opener 1974-91)
  • 1951-06-03 David Ogilvie, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1977-78)
  • 1951-06-11 Collis King, cricketer (WI all-rounder late 70s)
  • 1951-06-11 Mithra Wettimuny, cricketer (brother of Sidath 2 Tests for SL v NZ 1983)
  • 1951-06-26 Gary Gilmour, Australian cricket all-rounder (1973-77), born in Waratah, New South Wales

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1951-07-03 Richard Hadlee, New Zealand cricket all rounder (431 wickets), born in Christchurch, New Zealand

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  • 1951-07-11 Sridharan Jeganathan, cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka v NZ 1983)
  • 1951-08-08 Phil Carlson, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1979)
  • 1951-08-15 John Childs, cricketer (England left-arm spinner, two Tests v WI 1988)
  • 1951-09-01 David Bairstow, England cricketer (d. 1998)
  • 1951-09-29 David Murray, cricketer (WI wicket-keeper)
  • 1951-11-01 Craig Serjeant, cricketer (Australian batsman late seventies)
  • 1951-11-03 Azmat Rana, cricketer (one Test for Pakistan against Australia 1980)
  • 1952-01-23 Omar Henry, cricketer (1st colored player for South Africa 1992)
  • 1952-03-19 Warren Lees, NZ cricket wicket-keeper (late 70's)
  • 1952-05-13 Sew Shivnarine, cricketer (3 Tests for WI 1978, later USA captain)
  • 1952-07-03 Wasim Raja, cricketer (bro of Rameez, Pakistani lefty bat & leggie)
  • 1952-07-16 Phillip Carrick, cricketer
  • 1952-07-22 Herbert Chang, West Indian cricket batsman (1979)

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