Cricket in History (Part 14)

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Birthdays 1301 - 1,400 of 2,037

  • 1956-04-06 Mudassar Nazar, cricketer (son of Nazar Mohammad Pakistani bat)
  • 1956-05-20 Andrew Hilditch, cricketer (Australian opening bat 1979-85)
  • 1956-05-28 Jeff Dujon, cricket wicket-keeper (WI 1981-91, their most successful)
  • 1956-06-06 Andy Pycroft, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman)
  • 1956-06-12 Terry Alderman, cricketer (prolific Australian medium-pacer 1981-91)
  • 1956-06-17 Nick Cook, English cricketer (left arm slow bowler in 15 Tests 1983-89), born in Leicester
  • 1956-08-12 Sidath Wettimuny, Sri Lanka cricket opener (190 v England Lords 1984)
  • 1956-08-18 Sandeep Patil, cricketer (Indian batsman Great 174 v Adelaide 1981)
  • 1956-08-20 Alvin Greenidge, cricketer (WI opener, no relation to Gordon or Geoff)
  • 1956-08-22 Peter Taylor, cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1987-92)
  • 1956-10-13 Anura Ranasinghe, cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman in 3 Tests 1982)
  • 1956-11-06 Graeme Wood, cricketer (Australian lefty opening batsman 1978-88)
  • 1956-11-23 Bruce Edgar, cricketer (NZ opener through the 80')
  • 1956-12-25 Mansoor Akhtar, cricketer (Pakistani batsman early 80's)
  • 1957-01-21 Shaukat Dukanwala, cricketer (Baroda off-spinner, UAE World Cup 1996)
  • 1957-01-26 Ashok Malhotra, cricketer (Indian batsman in 7 Tests 1982-84)
  • 1957-01-26 Shivlal Yadav, cricketer (Indian off-spinner 102 Test wickets 1979-87)
  • 1957-02-10 Pranab Roy, cricketer (son of Pankaj, Indian batsman 1982)
  • 1957-02-13 Thelston Payne, cricket wicket-keeper (WI 1986)
  • 1957-02-28 Ian Smith, New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (1980-92), born in Nelson, New Zealand
  • 1957-04-01 David Gower, cricketer (elegant England left-handed batsman 1978-92)
  • 1957-04-04 Paul Downton, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 80's)
  • 1957-04-11 Everton Mattis, cricketer (WI batsman early 80's)
  • 1957-04-13 Dallas Moir, Scottish cricketer
  • 1957-04-20 Graeme Fowler, cricketer (England left-handed opener early 80s)
  • 1957-05-01 Rick Darling, cricketer (accident-prone/dashing Aussie opener 1978-79)
  • 1957-05-04 Peter Sleep, cricketer (Australian leg-spin all-rounder 1979-90)
  • 1957-06-06 Mike Gatting, cricketer (England batsman 1977-95 & captain)
  • 1957-06-07 Neal Radford, cricketer (Zambia England pace bowler in 3 Tests 1986-88)
  • 1957-06-12 Javed Miandad, cricketer (Pakistan batsman Got a kick out of Lillee)
  • 1957-06-23 David Houghton, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman, 266 v Sri Lanka 1994)
  • 1957-07-08 Clyde Butts, cricketer (West Indies off-spinner late eighties)
  • 1957-07-14 Peter Webb, NZ cricketer (batsman against West Indies 1980)
  • 1957-08-19 Paul-Jan Bakker, cricketer (Hampshire & Netherlands pace bowler)
  • 1957-08-19 Ian Gould, England cricketer
  • 1957-08-25 Sikander Bakht, cricketer (Pakistani change bowler late 70's)
  • 1957-09-14 Kepler Wessels, Bloemfontein South Africa, South African cricketer who played for both Australia and South Africa, the latter as captain.
  • 1957-09-27 Bill Athey, cricketer (England batsman in 23 Tests 1980-88)
  • 1957-09-29 Chris Broad, cricketer (prolific England opening batsman 1984-89)
  • 1957-10-06 Shahzad Altaf, cricketer (UAE off-spinner 1996 World Cup)
  • 1957-10-20 Chris Cowdrey, cricketer (son of Colin, captain of England 1988)
  • 1957-11-08 Yohan Gunasekera, cricketer (2 Tests for Sri Lanka 1983)
  • 1957-12-07 Geoff "Henry" Lawson, cricketer (Australian fast bowler 1980-89)
  • 1957-12-07 Rohan Jayasekera, cricketer (one Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan 1982)
  • 1958-01-29 Ole Mortensen, cricketer (pace bowler for Derbyshire & Denmark)
  • 1958-03-01 Wayne B Phillips, cricket wicket-keeper (Australia)
  • 1958-03-06 Mike Gatting, English cricketer
  • 1958-03-25 Yograj Singh, cricketer (Indian pace bowler early 80's)
  • 1958-04-04 Derek Kallicharran, cricket all-rounder (Guyana, USA 1994 ICC Trophy)
  • 1958-04-15 John Bracewell, NZ cricketer (premiere spinner of 80's)
  • 1958-04-16 Philip Bainbridge, British cricketeer
  • 1958-04-18 Malcolm Marshall, cricketer (WI quickie 1978-91, WI top wicket-taker)
  • 1958-04-22 Ashraf Ali, cricket wicket-keeper (Pakistani mid-80s)
  • 1958-05-21 Monte Lynch, cricketer (Surrey batsman, WI Rebel, England ODI player)
  • 1958-06-04 Tony Pigott, cricketer (England pace bowler in a Test v NZ 1984)
  • 1958-07-06 Mark Benson, cricketer (played Test England v India 1986, 30 & 21)
  • 1958-08-02 Arshad Ayub, cricketer (Indian off-spinner of the late 1980's)
  • 1958-08-10 Jack Richards, English cricket wicket-keeper (mid-80's)
  • 1958-10-25 Dipak Patel, cricketer (in Kenya New Zealand off-spin all-rounder)
  • 1958-11-21 Tim Robinson, cricketer (solid England opener in 29 Tests 1984-89)
  • 1958-11-23 Martin Snedden, cricketer (NZ medium-pacer of 80's)
  • 1958-12-19 Iqbal Sikander, cricketer (Pakistan leg-spinner 1992 World Cup)
  • 1958-12-31 Geoff Marsh, cricketer (Aust opening batsman 1985-92)
  • 1959-01-02 Kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83)

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1959-01-06 Kapil Dev, Indian cricketer (India's finest all-rounder 1978-94, Cup-1982), born in Chandigarh, Punjab

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  • 1959-01-14 Paul Terry, cricketer (in Germany Two Tests England v WI 1984)
  • 1959-02-15 Guy De Alwis, cricket wicket-keeper (Sri Lankan mid 80s)
  • 1959-02-24 Michael Roy Whitney, cricket (great NSW & Aussie lefty quick 1981-92)
  • 1959-03-13 Dirk Wellham, cricketer (century on NSW debut & Australian debut )
  • 1959-04-02 Ken Macleay, cricketer (at Bedford-on-Avon Aussie ODI medium pacer)
  • 1959-04-08 Franklyn Stephenson, cricketer (great all-rounder)
  • 1959-04-08 Martin Weston, English cricketer
  • 1959-04-22 Ranjan Madugalle, cricketer (pioneer of Sri Lanka's Test teams)
  • 1959-05-09 Andrew Jones, cricketer (highly consistent for NZ at 1st drop)
  • 1959-05-09 Asantha De Mel, cricketer (pioneering Sri Lankan Test opening bowler)
  • 1959-05-18 Graham Dilley, cricketer (England wicket-taker of 80's)
  • 1959-06-12 Jalal-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani paceman, ODI hat-trick v Aust 1982)
  • 1959-07-05 Tim Shaw, cricketer (South African ODI slow lefty 1991)
  • 1959-07-06 Tahir Naqqash, cricketer (Pakistani pace-bowler in 15 Tests 1982-85)
  • 1959-07-27 David East, English cricketer, born in London
  • 1959-08-07 Ali Shah, cricketer (Zimbabwe all-rounder in two Tests 1992)
  • 1959-08-13 Bruce French, cricketer (England wicketkeeper in 16 Tests 1986-88)
  • 1959-08-24 Adrian Kuiper, cricketer (South African all-rounder)
  • 1959-09-25 Andy Waller, cricketer (big-hitting Zimbabwe batsman-1992 World Cup)
  • 1959-11-08 Simon Davis, Victorian cricket pace bowler (Test v NZ 1986, no wkts)
  • 1959-12-07 Salim Yousuf, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper in 32 Tests 1986-90)
  • 1959-12-12 Krishnammachari Srikkanth, cricketer (big-hitting Indian opener)
  • 1959-12-15 Greg Matthews, cricketer (NSW & Aust off-spin all rounder Yeah yeah)
  • 1959-12-15 Rashid Khan, cricketer (4 Tests for Pakistan 1982-85)
  • 1960-01-02 Raman Lamba, Indian cricketer (opening batsman 1986-87)
  • 1960-01-15 Tim Curtis, cricketer (England righty batsman in 5 Tests 1988-89)
  • 1960-01-23 Greg Ritchie, cricketer (Qld & Aust batsman Fat Cat Mahatma Cote)
  • 1960-02-18 Roger Wijesuriya, cricketer (bowling avg 294 in 4 Tests for Sri Lanka)
  • 1960-02-25 Glen Bishop, cricketer (S Aussie bat, 2 ODI's for Australia 1987)
  • 1960-03-03 Colin Wells, English cricketer
  • 1960-03-12 Eldine Baptiste, cricketer (WI all-rounder early 80's)
  • 1960-04-04 Jonathan Agnew, Macclesfield, Cheshire, English cricket broadcaster
  • 1960-04-14 Pat Symcox, cricketer (South African off-spinner 1993- )
  • 1960-05-02 Ravi Ratnayeke, cricketer (Sri Lankan pace bowler & opening batsman)
  • 1960-05-04 Martyn Moxon, cricketer (England batsman in ten Tests 1986-89)

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