Cricket in History (Part 19)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1801 - 1,900 of 2,037

  • 1971-12-10 Manjula Munasinghe, cricketer (Sri Lankan ODI pace bowler)
  • 1971-12-26 Mark Lathwell, cricketer (England opening batsman v Australia 1993)
  • 1972-01-18 Vinod Kambli, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1993-)
  • 1972-01-29 Simon Cook, cricketer (Victorian pace bowler joined NSW 1995-96)
  • 1972-02-07 Aftab Habib, cricketer (Leicestershire righty batsman 1996)
  • 1972-02-08 Adrian Rollins, cricketer (Derbyshire batsman, bro of Robert of Essex)
  • 1972-02-10 Michael Kasprowicz, cricketer (Australian Test fast bowler v WI 1996)
  • 1972-02-12 Dulip Samaraweera, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test opening batsman 1993-)
  • 1972-04-17 Muttiah Muralitharan, cricketer (leading Sri Lankan Test off-spinner)
  • 1972-05-10 Stuart Carlisle, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1995-)
  • 1972-05-16 Matthew Hart, cricketer (NZ lefty spinner 1994- )
  • 1972-06-03 Robert Kennedy, cricketer (New Zealand opening bowler 1996)
  • 1972-06-06 Dulip Liyanage, cricketer (Sri Lanka righty fast-medium Test bowler)
  • 1972-06-09 Bryan Strang, cricket pace bowler (brother of Paul Zimbabwe 1995- )
  • 1972-06-20 Paras Mhambrey, Indian cricket pace bowler (Test v England 1996)
  • 1972-06-21 Neil Doak, former Irish cricketer
  • 1972-07-08 Saurav Ganguly, cricketer (centuries in 1st two Tests for India 1996)
  • 1972-07-25 Kevin Roberts, cricketer (NSW middle-order batsman since 1994-95)
  • 1972-08-05 Aaqib Javed, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler 1989- )
  • 1972-08-12 Gyanendra Pandey, Indian cricketer
  • 1972-08-17 Habibul Bashar, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1972-09-26 Mark Haslam, cricketer (New Zealand slow left-armer 1992)
  • 1972-09-27 Malachy Loye, cricketer (Northamptonshire & England "A" batsman)
  • 1972-10-02 Adrian Van Troost, fast cricket bowler (Somerset & Holland)
  • 1972-10-11 Troy Corbett, cricket pace bowler (Victorian lefty since 1994-95)
  • 1972-11-18 Jason Arnberger, cricketer (NSW opening batsman 1994-95 -)
  • 1972-11-22 Mavan Atapattu, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman)
  • 1972-12-02 Sunjith Somasunder, cricketer (Karnataka & India ODI opening bat 1996)
  • 1973-01-06 Sairaj Bahatule, cricketer (promising Bombay leg-spin all-rounder)
  • 1973-01-11 Rahul Dravid, Indian cricketer Captain of India (2004-07) and one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket, born in Indore, Madhya Pradesh
  • 1973-02-06 Lulama Masikazana, cricket wicket-keeper (Kwazulu for E Province)
  • 1973-03-11 Kennedy Otieno, Kenya cricket wicket-keeper (85 v Aust 1996 World Cup)
  • 1973-03-20 Nico Boje, cricketer (South African ODI left-arm spinner 1996)
  • 1973-03-28 Andrew Whittall, cricketer (cousin of Guy Zimbabwe off-spinner 1996)
  • 1973-04-01 Stephen Fleming, cricketer (NZ left-handed Test batsman 1994-)

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1973-04-24 Sachin Tendulkar, Indian cricketer (prodigy at 16, Indian capt at 23), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra

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  • 1973-06-02 Jayantha Silva, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test left-arm spinner 1995)
  • 1973-06-06 Ashfaq Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistan pace bowler 1993-)
  • 1973-06-14 Daniel Marsh, cricketer (son of Rod South Aust slow lefty since 1993)
  • 1973-06-30 Dodda Ganesh, cricketer (Karnataka & India pace bowler 1997)
  • 1973-07-16 Shaun Pollock, cricketer (son of Peter South African Test quick 1995-)
  • 1973-07-28 Nixon A McNamara McClean, West Indies cricket fast bowler (ODI 1996)
  • 1973-08-01 Ben Johnson, cricketer (promising South Australian opening batsman)
  • 1973-08-02 Danie Keulder, Former Namibian cricketer
  • 1973-08-05 Sanwar Hossain, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1973-08-08 Shane Lee, cricket all-rounder (NSW & Somerset, Australian ODI 1995-)
  • 1973-10-29 Adam Bacher, South African cricketer (nephew of former captain Ali Bacher), born in Johannesburg
  • 1973-11-10 Zahid Fazal, Pakistani cricket batsman (occasional Tests since 1992)
  • 1973-11-12 Zahir Shah, cricketer (attention-grabbing Rawalpindi leg-spinner)
  • 1973-11-29 Craig Glassock, cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper 1994-95)
  • 1973-12-12 Michael DiVenuto, cricketer (exciting Tasmanian batsman)
  • 1974-01-09 Craig Wishart, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman vs South Africa 1995)
  • 1974-01-23 Glen Chapple, cricketer (Lancashire & England A pace bowler)
  • 1974-01-30 Robert Rollins, cricketer (big-hitting Essex wicketkeeper-batsman)
  • 1974-02-23 Herschelle Gibbs, cricketer (South African Test batsman 1996)
  • 1974-02-27 Jim Maher, cricketer (Queensland lefty batsman victorious 1995 side)
  • 1974-03-09 Mark Harrity, cricketer (promising South Aust left-arm fast bowler)
  • 1974-03-16 Heath Streak, cricketer (Zimbabwean pace bowler 1993-)
  • 1974-03-30 Martin Love, cricketer (high scoring Queensland batsman, Aust 1995)
  • 1974-04-12 Kabir Khan, cricketer (Pakistani slow left-armer 1994- )
  • 1974-08-11 Anju Jain, Indian cricketer(women's team)
  • 1974-08-18 Shivnarine Chanderpaul, cricketer (WI left-handed batsman 1994-)
  • 1974-08-27 Michael Mason, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1974-09-04 Lincoln Roberts, West Indian cricketer
  • 1974-09-05 Rawl Lewis, West Indian cricketer
  • 1974-10-29 Michael Vaughan, English cricketer
  • 1974-11-01 V V S Laxman, cricketer (Indian Test batsman v South Africa 1996- )
  • 1974-11-20 Brad Williams, cricketer (Victoria & Young Australia fast bowler)
  • 1974-12-19 Ricky Ponting, cricketer (prodigious Tasmania batsman, Australia 1995)
  • 1974-12-29 Brad Hodge, cricketer (promising Victorian middle-order batsman)
  • 1975-01-15 Greg Loveridge, cricketer (NZ leg-spinner, did not bowl v Zim 1996)
  • 1975-01-27 Chaminda Vaas, brilliant Sri Lankan cricket pace bowler (1994- )
  • 1975-02-28 Azhar Mahmood, cricket pace bowler (Pakistani ODI 1996)
  • 1975-03-05 Chris Silverwood, cricketer (England Test pace bowler v Zimbabwe 1996)
  • 1975-03-28 Atta-ur-Rehman, cricketer (Pakistani quickie, debut v Engl1992 age 17)
  • 1975-04-19 Jason Gillespie, Australian cricketer (fast bowler, Australia 1996)
  • 1975-05-27 Michael Hussey, Australian cricketer
  • 1975-06-04 Dinanath Ramnarine, cricketer (Trinidad & Tobago leg-spinner)
  • 1975-06-09 Andrew Symonds, cricketer (Birmingham, brilliant Qld & Gloucs batsman)
  • 1975-07-17 Andre Adams, Former New Zealand Cricketer
  • 1975-07-21 Ravindra Pushpakumara, Sri Lankan cricketer (Test pace bowler)
  • 1975-08-03 Chris Nevin, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1975-08-15 Vijay Bharadwaj, Indian cricketer
  • 1975-08-21 Simon Katich, Australian cricketer
  • 1975-10-06 Reon King, West Indian cricketer from Guyana
  • 1975-10-09 Mahendra Nagamootoo, cricketer (Guyanese leg-spinner)
  • 1975-10-16 Jacques Kallis, cricketer (South African Test all-rounder v England 1995)
  • 1975-12-25 Marcus Trescothick, English cricketer
  • 1976-01-13 Gary Brent, cricketer (Zimbabwe ODI pace bowler 1996)
  • 1976-02-08 Khaled Mashud, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1976-04-13 Everton Matambanadzo, Zimbabwean cricket pace bowler (v Paki 1996)
  • 1976-06-26 Mpumelo Mbangwa, cricketer (Zimbabwe pace bowler v Pakistan 1996)
  • 1976-07-03 Henry Olonga, cricketer (1st black Zimbabwe Test cricketer v Pak 1995)
  • 1976-07-14 Geraint Jones, English cricketer
  • 1976-07-20 Debashish Mohanty, Indian cricketer
  • 1976-07-27 Scott Mason, Australian cricketer (d. 2005)
  • 1976-08-12 Pedro Collins, West Indian cricketer
  • 1976-09-01 Clare Connor, England Woman cricketer
  • 1976-09-13 Craig McMillan, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1976-11-08 Brett Lee, cricketer (brother of Shane, AIS representative)

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