Cricket in History (Part 4)

Events in Sport

Events 301 - 400 of 629

  • 1971-02-12 Only Test Cricket for Ken Eastwood, who scored 5 & 0 Aust v England
  • 1971-02-17 England regains cricket Ashes with a 2-0 series win
  • 1971-03-06 Test Cricket debut of Sunil Gavaskar, v West Indies at Port-of-Spain
  • 1971-03-21 Gavaskar scores 1st of his 34 Test Cricket tons, 116 at Georgetown
  • 1971-06-03 Test Cricket debut of Imran Khan, v Englandl at Edgbaston (5, 0-36, 0-19)
  • 1971-06-04 Zaheer Abbas scores Cricket 274 at Edgbaston, 544 minutes 38 fours
  • 1972-02-16 Test Cricket debut of Lawrence Rowe WI v NZ Kingston, 214 & 100
  • 1972-04-08 Alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ
  • 1972-04-09 Glenn Turner (259) & Terry Jarvis make 387 opening cricket stand v WI
  • 1972-04-20 Kallicharran scores his 2nd Test century in his 2nd Test Cricket

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1972-06-08 Test Cricket debut of Tony Greig, v Australia at Old Trafford (57/62)

Cricketer and Commentator Tony Greig
Cricketer and Commentator
Tony Greig
  • 1972-06-26 Bob Massie takes 16 wickets (8-84 & 8-53) on Test cricket debut v Eng
  • 1972-08-12 Ian & Greg Chappell both scores centuries in same Test Cricket innings
  • 1972-12-25 England beat India by six wickets in the 1st Cricket Test in Delhi
  • 1972-12-29 Test Cricket debut of Jeff Thomson & Max Walker v Pakistan at MCG
  • 1973-02-02 Test Cricket debut of Richard John Hadlee, NZ v Pakistan, Wellington
  • 1973-02-17 Rodney Redmond scores 107 on debut v Pakistan, his only Test Cricket
  • 1973-03-27 Dennis Amiss out for 99 v Pakistan, 3rd 99 in Test Cricket
  • 1973-04-07 Doug Walters' best Test Cricket bowling, 5-66 v WI Georgetown
  • 1973-05-31 Glenn Turner scores his 1,000th run of English cricket season
  • 1973-06-12 Close finish at Trent Bridge, NZ Cricket need 479 to win, all out 440
  • 1973-07-05 Test Cricket umpiring debut of H D "Dickie" Bird v NZ at Leeds
  • 1973-07-31 Frank Hayes scores 106 on Test Cricket debut v WI as England lose
  • 1973-08-24 Garry Sobers scores 26th & last Test Cricket ton 150 v Eng Lord's
  • 1973-09-05 1st one-day Cricket international for WI (v Eng) - lose by 1 wicket
  • 1974-03-01 Ian & Greg Chappell make 264 partnership v NZ cricket at Wellington
  • 1974-03-06 Ian & Greg Chappell score cricket
  • 1974-04-05 Last day of Test cricket for Garry Sobers & Rohan Kanhai
  • 1974-06-24 India all out for 42 in Lord's Test cricket in 77 mins
  • 1974-08-23 Zaheer Abbas scores 240 Pakistan v England at The Cricket Oval
  • 1974-11-22 Test Cricket debut of Gordon Greenidge & Viv Richards, at Bangalore
  • 1974-11-26 Greenidge scores 107 in 2nd innings of Test Cricket debut v India
  • 1974-12-14 Viv Richards scores 1st Test Cricket ton 192 v India 20 fours 6 sixes
  • 1975-02-20 Leonard Baichan scores 105* on Test Cricket debut, v Pakistan Lahore
  • 1975-06-07 Sri Lanka's 1st one-day international, v WI Cricket World Cup
  • 1975-06-11 One-day international cricket debut, Javed Miandad age 17 yrs 364 days
  • 1975-06-18 Gary Gilmour takes 6-14 in Cricket World Cup semi v England
  • 1975-06-21 West Indies beat Australia by 17 runs to win Cricket World Cup

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1975-07-10 Test Cricket debut of Graham Gooch, v Australia, out for a pair

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Cricketer
Graham Gooch
  • 1975-08-13 Viv Richards out for 291 v England at Cricket, at the Oval
  • 1975-09-07 Last day of 1st-class cricket for Pakistani cricketer Hanif Mohammad
  • 1975-11-28 Test Cricket debut of Michael Anthony Holding, WI v Australia Brisbane
  • 1975-12-02 G S Chappell gets ton in each inn of 1st Test Cricket as capt v WI
  • 1975-12-26 Crowd of 85,661 attend the 1st day of the Australia vs West Indies MCG cricket test
  • 1975-12-28 Gary Cosier scores 109 v West Indies at MCG on Test Cricket debut
  • 1976-01-23 Ian Redpath hits his only 2 sixes in Cricket Tests, v WI Adelaide
  • 1976-02-05 Last day of Test Cricket for Lance Gibbs & Ian Redpath
  • 1976-02-17 NZ scores their 1st innings win in Test Cricket, v India
  • 1976-06-03 Test Cricket debut of Mike Brearley v West Indies (0 & 17)
  • 1976-07-13 Last day of Test Cricket for English all-rounder Brian Close, aged 45
  • 1976-09-13 2nd Enterprise, approach & lands Test Cricket (ALT) flight (5m28s)
  • 1976-10-09 Test Cricket debut of Javed Miandad (Pakistan), scores 163 on 1st day
  • 1976-10-24 Sadiq & Mushtaq Mohammad score hundreds in same Test Cricket innings v NZ
  • 1976-12-19 John Lever takes 7-46 in 1st Test Cricket innings, v India Delhi
  • 1977-02-18 Test Cricket debuts of Colin Croft & Joel Garner v Pakistan Bridgetown
  • 1977-03-15 First official test cricket match is played between Australia and England at Melbourne
  • 1977-03-17 Australia wins cricket Centenary Test by 45 runs, same result as 1877

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1977-07-28 Test Cricket debut of Ian Botham v Aust Trent Bridge, 5-74 1st innings

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • 1977-08-15 England regain cricket Ashes by taking a 3-0 series lead over Aust
  • 1977-09-13 2nd Test Cricket of Space Shuttle Enterprise
  • 1977-12-14 Test Cricket debut of Abdul Qadir, v England at Lahore
  • 1978-02-15 England all out 64 for 1st loss to NZ in cricket (Geoffrey Boycott captain)
  • 1978-02-25 Botham scores 1st Test Cricket century, 103 v NZ Christchurch
  • 1978-03-03 1st day of Test cricket for Desmond Haynes (WI v Australia)
  • 1978-04-02 Basil Williams scores 100 on Test Cricket debut, v Aust Georgetown
  • 1978-05-03 Last cricket test match appearance for Bobby Simpson, at Kingston
  • 1978-05-03 WI all set to lose cricket test v Aust at Kingston till riots end game
  • 1978-06-01 Cricket Test debut of David Gower, v Pakistan, Edgbaston, scores 58
  • 1978-06-19 Ian Botham takes 8-34 v Pakistan, his best Test cricket bowling
  • 1978-11-19 Gavaskar gets twin cricket tons for India for 2nd time
  • 1978-12-01 Test Cricket debut of Rodney Hogg, v England at the Gabba
  • 1978-12-08 Commencement of the 1st day/night WSC cricket supertest at VFL Park
  • 1978-12-15 Test Cricket debut of Malcolm Marshall, v India at Bangalore
  • 1978-12-29 Test Cricket debut of Allan Robert Border, v England at the MCG
  • 1979-02-10 Border is named 12th man for Australia, only Test Cricket he missed
  • 1979-03-24 1st appearance as Australian cricket captain for Kim Hughes
  • 1979-03-29 Delhi beat Karnataka by 399 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
  • 1979-03-29 Last day of Test cricket for Mushtaq Mohammad
  • 1979-05-23 1st edition of "Wisden Cricket Monthly"
  • 1979-06-14 Canada all out for 45 runs in Cricket World Cup v England, in 40.3 overs
  • 1979-06-18 Sri Lanka beat India by 47 runs in Cricket World Cup upset
  • 1979-06-23 West Indies beat England by 92 runs to win Cricket World Cup
  • 1979-11-27 1st day-night one-day cricket international, Australia v WI at SCG
  • 1979-12-11 Geoff Boycott scores cricket century in a limited-over international
  • 1979-12-25 Opening day of 4th Test Cricket, India 8-112 v Pakistan at Kanpur
  • 1980-02-13 NZ beats West Indies by one wicket in cricket at Dunedin
  • 1980-02-19 Botham a century & 13 wickets in Jubilee Test Cricket at Bombay
  • 1980-02-26 R Hadlee scores Test Cricket century v Roberts, Garner, Holding, Croft
  • 1980-03-11 Rod Marsh bowls 10 overs for 51 runs in dull Aust v Pak cricket draw
  • 1980-03-23 Border completes 150 in each inning of Test Cricket v Pakistan
  • 1980-10-23 McCosker (168) & Dyson (152) make 319 opening stand cricket, NSW v WA
  • 1980-11-25 Imran Khan scores his 1st Test Cricket ton, 123 v WI Lahore
  • 1981-02-10 Dennis Lillee becomes Australian Cricket's top wicket-taker with 249
  • 1981-03-24 Bombay beat Delhi by innings & 46 to win Ranji Cricket Trophy
  • 1981-06-18 Test cricket debut of Terry Alderman, v England at Trent Bridge
  • 1981-08-31 Dirk Wellham scores 103 on Test Cricket debut, v England at Lord's
  • 1981-12-23 Geoffrey Boycott becomes leading run-scorer in Test Cricket with 8033
  • 1981-12-26 One of the great day's Test Cricket at the MCG Australia v West Indies
  • 1981-12-27 Lillee becomes the leading wicket-taker in Test Crickets with 310
  • 1982-02-17 Commencement of Sri Lanka's 1st Test Cricket match, v England

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 2,038

  • 1905-08-28 Cyril Walters, cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's)
  • 1905-11-05 George Bissett, cricketer (successful South African quick in 1927-28)
  • 1905-11-17 Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (Aus batsman & leggie 99 on Test debut)
  • 1905-12-03 Leslie Ames, cricketer (England wicket-keeper of 30's Outstanding bat)
  • 1905-12-20 "Tiger" Bill O'Reilly, cricketer (mighty Australian leg-spinner)
  • 1906-01-28 Henry Foley, cricketer (batted in New Zealand's 1st Test 1930)
  • 1906-02-27 Alexander Matheson, NZ cricket pace bowler (2 Tests 1930-31)
  • 1906-04-15 A J "Sandy" Bell, South African cricket fast bowler (16 Tests 1929-35)
  • 1906-05-16 Ernie McCormick, cricketer (Australian quickie of late 30's)
  • 1906-05-21 Keith Rigg, cricketer (Australian Test batsman in the thirties)
  • 1906-06-03 Norman Gallichan, cricketer (all-rounder in 1 Test NZ v England 1937)
  • 1906-06-03 Walter Robins, cricketer (dynamic England leg-spin all-rounder)
  • 1906-06-08 S Nazir Ali, cricketer (bro of Wazir Ali, India's 1st Test 1932)
  • 1906-06-16 Alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)
  • 1906-08-25 Jim Smith, England cricketer (d. 1979)
  • 1906-12-02 Eric Dalton, cricketer (2 centuries in 15 Tests for South Africa 1929-39)
  • 1907-04-20 Miran Bux, cricketer (his one season of Test & 1st-class play 1954-55)
  • 1907-07-02 Leo O'Brien, cricketer (Australian batsman in 5 Tests 1932-36)
  • 1907-08-11 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)
  • 1907-12-16 Syd Curnow, cricketer (South African batsman in 7 Tests 1930-32)
  • 1908-01-20 Ian Peebles, cricketer (Scottish leg-spinner, England 1927-31)
  • 1908-01-25 W H V "Hopper" Levett, cricket keeper (England in 1 Test in Calcutta)
  • 1908-02-29 Alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach)
  • 1908-03-30 Leslie O'Brien "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith, Chinese cricket bowler
  • 1908-04-28 Jack Fingleton, cricketer (Australian opener of 30's)
  • 1908-06-02 Gordon Weir, cricketer (NZ batsman in 11 Tests 1930-37)
  • 1908-07-25 Bill Bowes, English cricketer (d. 1987)
  • 1908-08-18 Bill Merritt, cricketer (early NZ Test leg-spinner, also Northants)
  • 1908-08-23 Ben Barnett, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (1938 England tour)
  • 1908-08-26 Bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1908-08-27 Donald Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs), born in Cootamundra, New South Wales (d. 2001)

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1908-09-01 Amir Elahi, Pakistani cricketer (d. 1980)
  • 1909-01-01 D D Hindlekar, cricketer (Indian batsman & wicket-keeper 1936-46)
  • 1909-01-08 Bruce Mitchell, cricketer (South African bat, their top run-scorer (3471))
  • 1909-02-19 Charlie Walker, South Aust cricket wicket-keeper (toured but no Tests)
  • 1909-02-23 Frank Ward, cricketer (Australian leggie late 30s)
  • 1909-04-05 Gerald Bond, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1938, 0 & 0-16)
  • 1909-04-26 Richard Howorth, cricketer (English all-rounder, three county doubles)
  • 1909-05-30 George Headley, cricketer, Panama (all-time great WI batsman)
  • 1909-06-06 M J Gopalan, cricketer (1 Test India v England 1933-34)
  • 1909-06-20 Cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres)
  • 1909-07-15 John Cochrane, South African cricket pace bowler (one Test 1931)
  • 1909-07-20 Eric Rowan, South African cricketer (prolific batsman pre- & post-WWII)
  • 1909-08-08 Bill Voce, cricketer (England left-arm bodyline bowler)
  • 1909-08-14 Len Darling, cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's)
  • 1909-08-20 Albert Roberts, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 5 Tests 1932-37)
  • 1909-08-23 Syd Buller, England First Class Cricketer and English test umpire (d. 1970)
  • 1909-08-24 Ronnie Grieveson, South African cricket keeper/batsman (2 Tests v Eng 1939)
  • 1909-08-26 Eric Quail Davies, cricket pace bowler (5 Tests for South Africa 1935-39)
  • 1909-09-05 Archie Jackson, Australian cricketer (d. 1933)
  • 1909-11-25 Manny Martindale, cricketer (fiery WI pace bowler of 30's)
  • 1909-12-06 Alan McGilvray, cricketer (20 games for NSW mid 1930's) and commentator (ABC)
  • 1909-12-16 Lall Singh, cricketer (scored 15 & 29 in India's 1st Test match)
  • 1909-12-23 Don Cleverley, cricketer (two Tests for NZ 1932 & 1946, took 0-130)
  • 1910-02-01 Jahangir Khan, cricketer (father of Majid, Indian player 1932-36)
  • 1910-02-10 Paul Whitelaw, cricketer (NZ opening batsman v England 1933)
  • 1910-02-24 Arthur Hazlerigg, British peer and cricketer (d. 2002)
  • 1910-03-16 Iftikhar Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, England & India)
  • 1910-04-08 Wendell Bill, cricketer (NSW bat 1929-36 Century on debut 1930)
  • 1910-05-02 Laurie Nash, cricketer (Tasmanian fast-bowler, 2 Tests for Australia)
  • 1910-05-09 P E Palia, cricketer (appeared in India's 1st Test-Lord's 1932)
  • 1910-05-19 Alan Melville, cricketer (graceful South African batsman 1938-49)
  • 1910-07-16 Stan McCabe, cricketer (exciting NSW & Australian batsman of 30's)
  • 1910-08-01 Mahomed Nissar, cricketer (pioneer Indian opening bowler in Tests)
  • 1910-08-11 Denis Moloney, NZ cricket all-rounder (1937 England tour)
  • 1910-10-15 Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (South African leg-spinner of 30's)
  • 1910-11-12 A "Dudley" Nourse, cricketer (son of Dave, brilliant South African bat)
  • 1910-11-24 Lennox Brown, cricketer (South African leg-spinner on 1931-32 Aust/NZ tour)
  • 1910-12-04 Amar Singh, cricketer (dashing Indian all-rounder of thirties)
  • 1910-12-16 Freddie Brown, Peru, cricketer ("Lettuces! Hearts as big as ")
  • 1910-12-17 Keki Khursedji Tarapore, cricketer (0-72 in his only Test for India)
  • 1910-12-18 Eric Tindall, cricketer (All Black rep who kept wicket in 5 Tests)
  • 1910-12-28 John Kerr, NZ, cricketer (opening batsman in 1930s)
  • 1911-01-07 Merv Waite, cricketer (S Australian all-rounder)
  • 1911-01-27 George Pope, cricketer (Eng pace bowler, 1-49 & 0-36 in his only Test)
  • 1911-02-06 A W "Dooley" Briscoe, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests for South Africa 30's)
  • 1911-04-12 Geoff Chubb, cricketer (South African pace bowler v England 1951-52 aged 40)
  • 1911-05-05 Norman Oldfield, cricketer (Engl batsman one Test v WI 1939, 80 & 19)
  • 1911-05-28 Bob Crisp, cricketer (South African pace bowler of 1930s)
  • 1911-06-10 C P "Chilla" Christ, cricketer (Qld spinner late 30's)
  • 1911-07-03 Joe Hardstaff Jr, cricketer (son of Joseph, 23 Tests for England)
  • 1911-07-08 Ken Farnes, cricket bowler (fast England in pre-WW II years)
  • 1911-07-20 Baqa Jilani, Indian cricket fast bowler (Test 1936)
  • 1911-08-06 Norman Gordon, Souty African cricket pace bowler (against England 1938-39)
  • 1911-08-09 Khurshed Meher-Homji, cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper 1936)
  • 1911-10-12 Vijay Merchant, cricketer (all-time great Indian batsman)
  • 1912-01-24 Ken Weekes, cricketer (WI batsman v England 1939, 137 at The Oval)
  • 1912-03-02 Arthur Beaumont C Langton, cricketer (South African pace bowler of 1930's)
  • 1912-03-30 Jack Cowie, cricketer (successful NZ fast bowler either side of WWII)
  • 1912-04-20 David Townsend, cricketer (3 Tests Eng v WI 1935)
  • 1912-06-05 Eric Hollies, cricketer (England leggie, bowled Bradman)
  • 1912-06-24 Brian Johnston, cricketer (BBC radio commentator & cake connoisseur)
  • 1912-07-31 Bill Brown, cricketer (Australian opener of the 30's & 40's)
  • 1912-09-02 Ernest Bromley, Australian cricketer (d. 1967)
  • 1912-10-14 Jack Crapp, cricketer (England batsman 1948-49)
  • 1912-10-14 Jack Young, English cricketer (Middlesex & England slow left-armer post-WW2)
  • 1912-11-04 H "Giff" Vivian, cricketer (father of Graham 1st Test for NZ at 18)
  • 1912-12-04 Jack Walsh, NSW/Leicestershire cricket china bowler (didn't rep Aust)
  • 1912-12-25 Donald McRae, cricketer (Test for NZ, the 1946 debacle vs Australia)
  • 1913-01-08 Horace Smith, cricketer (NZ, only Test wkt off his 1st ball (Paynter))

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 301 - 400 of 946

  • 1944-08-05 Maurice Turnbull, cricketer (England)/rugby (Wales), dies
  • 1944-08-17 John Trumble, cricketer (brother of Hugh 7 Tests 1885-86), dies
  • 1944-09-26 Julien Cahn, cricketer (private cricket promoter during 30's), dies
  • 1944-11-16 Charles Kelleway, Australian cricketer (26 Tests 1910-1928), dies at 58
  • 1944-11-17 A C MacLaren, cricketer (England batsman from turn of century), dies
  • 1945-02-13 George Studd, cricketer (4 Tests with brother v Aus 1882-83), dies
  • 1945-02-16 Billy Frank, cricketer (Test South Africa v Eng 1896, 5 & 2, 1-52), dies
  • 1945-05-09 Clem Hill, cricketer (49 Tests for Australia 1896-1912), dies
  • 1945-07-20 Arthur Seccull, South African cricketer (Test v England 1896), dies
  • 1945-11-07 Alfred Dipper, cricketer (England batsman scored in only Test), dies
  • 1945-12-20 Charles Eady, cricketer (Tasmanian player for Aust 1896-1901), dies
  • 1946-01-02 Joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies
  • 1946-04-17 John Iddon, cricketer (car accident 5 Tests for Eng 1934-35), dies
  • 1946-04-21 Robert Graham, cricketer (3 wkts for South Africa in 2 Tests 1898-99), dies
  • 1946-04-25 Albert Knight, cricketer (3 Tests for England on 1903-04 tour), dies
  • 1946-04-25 Joseph Vine, cricketer (batted in two Tests Eng v Aust 1911-12), dies
  • 1946-05-07 Joe Humphries, cricket wicket keeper (3 Tests for England 1907-08), dies
  • 1946-07-15 Razor Smith, English cricketer (b. 1877)
  • 1946-08-09 A E E Vogler, cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies
  • 1946-11-18 John King, cricketer (scored 60 & 4 in only Test Eng v Aus 1909), dies
  • 1946-11-22 Bertie Rose-Innes, cricketer (South Africa's Test), dies
  • 1947-01-23 Roy Park, cricketer (prolific Victorian bat & official), dies
  • 1947-01-29 Fred Barratt, cricket (5 wkts at 47 in 5 Tests for Eng 1929-30), dies
  • 1947-02-27 Mackinnon of Mackinnon, cricketer (Tests Eng v Aust 1879), dies at 89
  • 1947-03-09 Stanley Jackson, cricketer (20 Tests for England 1893-1905), dies
  • 1947-03-27 Charles Smith, cricketer (batted for South Africa in 1902-03), dies
  • 1947-04-02 Joseph Hardstaff, cricket (311 runs in 5 Tests for Eng 1907-08), dies
  • 1947-06-06 Norman Reid, cricketer (Test S Af v Aust 1921-22, 11 & 6, 2-63), dies
  • 1947-07-13 Warwick Armstrong, cricketer (50 Tests 1901-21, 2863 runs), dies
  • 1947-07-30 George Challenor, cricketer (played in 1st WI Test side 1928), dies
  • 1947-10-12 Nelson Betancourt, cricket wicketkeeper (WI Test 1930), dies at 42
  • 1948-02-10 Ewart Astill, cricket all-rounder (9 Tests for England 1927-30), dies
  • 1948-03-05 Charles Prince, cricketer (5 & 1 in only Test for South Africa), dies
  • 1948-04-17 Percy Sherwell, cricketer (South African captain in 13 Tests 1905-11), dies
  • 1948-06-08 Hanson Carter, cricket (28 Tests for Aust, caught 44 stumped 21), dies
  • 1948-07-03 Quintin McMillan, cricketer (13 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1948-07-08 Dave Nourse, cricketer (45 Tests for South Africa 1902-24), dies
  • 1948-07-26 Charles Mills, South African cricketer (Test v England 1891-92), dies
  • 1948-09-11 Albert Powell, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898-99), dies
  • 1948-10-16 Henry Foley, cricketer (one Test for NZ, scored 2 & 2), dies at 42
  • 1948-12-09 Sir Timothy O'Brien, cricketer (Bart 5 Tests England 1884-96), dies
  • 1948-12-20 Ladha Ramji, cricketer (bro of Amar Singh, Test Ind 1933-34), dies
  • 1949-03-30 Dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar, cricketer (4 Tests for India), dies
  • 1949-04-06 Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies
  • 1949-05-06 A L Ochse, cricketer (10 wickets in 3 Tests for South Africa 1927-29), dies
  • 1949-06-29 Walter Giffen, cricketer (brother of George, 3 Tests), dies
  • 1949-07-14 Frank Hearne, cricketer (2 Tests for England, 4 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1949-08-30 Arthur Fielder, England cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies
  • 1949-11-01 Leslie Gay, cricket wicket-keeper/goalkeeper (England in 1890's), dies
  • 1950-01-08 George Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies
  • 1950-02-16 David Denton, cricketer (England batsman in 11 Tests 1905-10), dies
  • 1950-03-23 Douglas Carr, England cricket leg-spinner (Test 1909), dies
  • 1950-06-04 Sam Staples, cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1927-28), dies
  • 1950-06-17 Syed Wazir Ali, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies
  • 1950-06-20 Claude Jennings, cricketer (Aust opening bat in 1912 Triangular), dies
  • 1950-09-06 Arthur Hill, cricketer (3 Tests), dies
  • 1950-09-11 S M H Colah, cricketer (69 runs in India's 1st 2 tests 1932-33), dies
  • 1951-01-29 Frank Tarrant, Australian cricketer (b. 1880)
  • 1951-04-27 Philip Albert Myburgh Hands, cricketer (7 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1951-06-06 Lionel Hallam, cricketer (England capt 1921), dies
  • 1951-06-11 Montagu Odd, cricket bat-maker (W G Grace), dies
  • 1951-07-14 Sammy Jones, cricketer (last survivor of the 1882 Oval Test), dies
  • 1951-08-03 Neville Tufnell, cricket wicket keeper (Test for England 1910), dies
  • 1951-09-03 Arnold Warren, cricketer (only Test for England), dies
  • 1951-10-13 W G (Billy) Quaife, cricketer (7 Tests for England, 228 runs), dies
  • 1952-01-05 Nawab of Pataudi, cricket (play polo 3 Tests for Eng 3 for Ind), dies
  • 1952-02-05 Reginald Allen, cricketer (uncle of Gubby, Test Aust v Eng 1887), dies
  • 1952-05-16 Alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v South Africa 1892), dies
  • 1952-07-27 Roland Pope, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies
  • 1952-07-31 N B F "Tufty" Mann, cricketer (South African slow lefty 1947-51), dies
  • 1952-11-08 Claude Carter, cricketer (took 28 wkts 10 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1952-12-19 Harry Makepeace, cricketer (cricket & soccer intl for England), dies
  • 1953-05-07 Ormerod Pearse, cricketer (55 runs & 3 wkts in 3 Tests for S Af), dies
  • 1953-05-18 Tom Killick, cricketer (at the crease 2 Tests for Eng 1929), dies
  • 1953-06-25 Algy Gehrs, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1904-11), dies
  • 1953-09-12 Frederick Kuys, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898), dies
  • 1953-09-22 William Brann, cricketer (3 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1953-10-27 Thomas Wass, English cricketer (b. 1873)
  • 1953-12-02 Ernest Hayes, cricketer (Surrey bat played 5 Tests for England), dies
  • 1954-01-20 Fred Root, cricketer (England pace bowler in 3 Tests v Aus 1926), dies
  • 1954-01-20 Warren Bardsley, cricketer (41 Tests for Australia, 2469 runs), dies
  • 1954-03-08 Percy Twentyman-Jones, cricketer (pair in only Test for South Africa), dies
  • 1954-03-18 Walter Mead, cricketer (one Test for England 1899), dies
  • 1954-05-10 George Hirst, cricketer (36,323 1st-class runs, 2739 wickets), dies
  • 1954-05-23 H R Bromley-Davenport, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests for England), dies
  • 1954-09-30 Percie Charlton, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1890), dies
  • 1954-10-27 Frank Druce, cricketer (252 runs in 5 Tests for England), dies
  • 1955-01-07 Gerald Hartigan, cricketer (South African batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies
  • 1955-04-18 Don Blackie, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1928-29), dies at 46
  • 1955-05-11 G L Jessop, cricketer (match-winning batsman, brilliant field), dies
  • 1955-05-17 Alan Fairfax, cricketer (10 Tests for Australia 1928-31), dies
  • 1955-05-17 Leslie Hylton, cricketer (West Indies quickie 1939), hung for murder
  • 1955-06-22 Sadashiv Garpatrao Shinde, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies at 31
  • 1955-10-21 Roy Minnett, cricketer (Australian all-rounder prior to WW I), dies
  • 1955-12-22 Len Braund, cricketer (23 Tests for England 987 runs 47 wkts), dies
  • 1956-05-18 Maurice Tate, cricketer (39 Tests for England, 155 wickets), dies
  • 1956-07-20 Ken Burn, cricketer (Tasmanian rep on 1890 Ashes tour, 2 Tests), dies
  • 1956-07-27 J M M Commaille, cricketer (12 Tests for South Africa 1910-28), dies
  • 1956-08-13 Harry Donnan, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1891-96), dies
  • 1956-09-07 Charles Burgess Fry, English athlete/cricketer/journalist, dies at 84