Cricket in History (Part 20)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1901 - 2,000 of 2,039

  • 1976-12-03 Mark Boucher, South African cricketer
  • 1977-01-20 Paul "Goggo" Adams, cricketer (lefty very unorthodox bowler for South Africa)
  • 1977-03-02 Andrew Strauss, English cricket player
  • 1977-03-03 Bas Zuiderent, cricketer (Holland all-rounder 1996 World Cup)
  • 1977-04-12 Glenn Rogers, Scottish Cricket Player
  • 1977-05-27 Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1977-07-06 Makhaya Ntini, South African cricketer
  • 1977-07-15 Andre Nel, South African Cricketer
  • 1977-07-19 Ed Smith, English cricketer
  • 1977-08-08 Mohammad Wasim, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1977-08-20 James Ormond, England cricketer
  • 1977-08-26 Liam Botham, cricketer (son of Ian Hampshire all-rounder 1996)
  • 1977-09-12 Nathan Bracken, Australian cricketer
  • 1977-09-19 Akash Chopra, Indian cricketer
  • 1977-10-13 Gareth Batty, English cricketer
  • 1977-10-27 Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1977-11-11 Ben Hollioake, English cricketer (d. 2002)
  • 1977-12-03 David Sales, cricketer (Northampton batsman, 210 on fc debut 1996)
  • 1977-12-04 Shahid Nazir, cricketer (Pakistan Test fast bowler v Zimbabwe 1996)
  • 1977-12-06 Andrew Flintoff, English cricketer
  • 1978-02-16 Wasim Jaffer, Indian Cricketer
  • 1978-05-12 Thomas Odoyo, cricketer (Kenyan all-rounder 1996 World Cup)
  • 1978-05-13 Dilshan Vitharana, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1978-07-22 Runako Morton, West Indian cricketer, (d. 2012)
  • 1978-08-01 Andy Blignaut, Salisbury, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1978-08-10 Chris Read, British cricketer and captain of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, born in Paignton, England
  • 1978-09-05 Sylvester Joseph, West Indian cricketer, born in New Winthorpes, Antigua
  • 1978-09-22 Ed Joyce, Irish-English cricketer
  • 1978-10-07 Zaheer Khan, Indian cricketer
  • 1978-10-20 Virender Sehwag, Indian cricketer
  • 1978-10-22 Owais Shah, English cricketer
  • 1978-10-23 Steve Harmison, English cricketer
  • 1978-11-11 Lou Vincent, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1978-12-25 Simon Jones, English cricketer
  • 1979-01-27 Daniel Vettori, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1979-03-24 Graeme Swann, English cricketer
  • 1979-06-05 Fraser Watts, Scottish cricketer
  • 1979-07-19 Dilhara Fernando, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1979-07-23 Richard Sims, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1979-08-04 Robin Peterson, South African cricketer
  • 1979-08-10 Dinusha Fernando, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1979-09-21 Chris Gayle, Jamaican West Indies cricketer
  • 1980-03-01 Shahid Afridi, cricketer (ton in 37 balls in 1st ODI innings)
  • 1980-03-01 Abdur Rehman, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1980-04-15 James Foster, English cricketer
  • 1980-04-25 Bruce Martin, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1980-06-23 Ramnaresh Sarwan, Guyanese cricketer
  • 1980-06-27 Kevin Pietersen, English cricketer
  • 1980-07-30 James Anderson, English cricketer
  • 1980-08-04 Richard Dawson, English cricketer
  • 1980-08-17 Keith Dabengwa, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1980-08-29 Mohammad Sheikh, Kenyan cricketer
  • 1980-11-07 James Franklin, New Zealand Cricket player
  • 1980-11-27 Michael Yardy, English cricketer
  • 1980-12-01 Mohammad Kaif, Indian cricketer
  • 1981-01-21 Jamie Dalrymple, English cricketer
  • 1981-02-01 Graeme Smith, South African cricketer
  • 1981-02-24 Mohammad Sami, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1981-04-02 Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer
  • 1981-06-17 Shane Watson, Australian cricket all-rounder
  • 1981-07-07 MS [Mahendra Singh] Dhoni, Indian cricketer (Indian national team ODI captain 2007-2014, Test captain 2008-14), born in Ranchi, Bihar
  • 1981-07-19 David Bernard, West Indian cricketer
  • 1981-07-27 Collins Obuya, Kenyan cricketer
  • 1981-08-04 Ben Scott, English cricketer
  • 1981-08-05 Alester Maregwede, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1981-08-26 Tino Best, West Indian cricketer
  • 1981-09-02 Chris Tremlett, English cricketer
  • 1981-09-27 Lakshmipathy Balaji, Indian cricketer
  • 1981-09-27 Brendon McCullum, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1981-11-21 Piet Rinke, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1981-12-12 Yuvraj Singh, Indian cricketer (Man of the Tournament, ICC World Cup 2011), born in Chandigarh, India
  • 1981-12-21 Sajid Mahmood, English cricketer
  • 1982-02-01 Shoaib Malik, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1982-03-11 Hasan Raza, cricketer (Test cricketer at the age of 14)
  • 1982-03-20 Terrence Duffin, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1982-04-11 Ian Bell, English cricketer
  • 1982-04-25 Monty Panesar, English cricketer
  • 1982-05-20 Imran Farhat, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1982-06-15 Abdur Razzak, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1982-07-17 Omari Banks, West Indian Cricketer
  • 1982-07-22 Nuwan Kulasekara, Sri lankan cricketer
  • 1982-07-25 Monde Zondeki, South African cricketer
  • 1982-07-31 Blessing Mahwire, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Bikita, Masvingo, Zimbabwe
  • 1982-08-20 Barney Rogers, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1982-11-17 Yusuf Pathan, Indian cricketer
  • 1982-12-06 Sean Ervine, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1982-12-20 Mohammed Asif, Pakistani cricket player
  • 1983-02-06 S Sreesanth, Indian cricketer
  • 1983-06-27 Dale Steyn, South African cricketer
  • 1983-07-12 Munaf Patel, Indian cricketer
  • 1983-08-28 Lasith Malinga, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1983-09-04 Tareq Aziz, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1983-10-05 Mashrafe Mortaza, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1983-10-10 Vusimuzi Sibanda, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1983-12-20 Darren Sammy, St. Lucian West Indies cricketer
  • 1984-01-01 Alok Kapali, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1984-02-17 AB de Villiers, South African cricketer
  • 1984-03-26 Gregory Strydom, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Pretoria, South Africa
  • 1984-05-04 Manjural Islam, Bangladeshi test cricket player (d. 2007)
  • 1984-06-22 Jerome Taylor, West Indies international cricketer

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport