Cricket in History (Part 5)

Events in Sport

Events 401 - 500 of 629


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1982-02-26 Test Cricket debut of batsman Martin Crowe, playing for New Zealand v Australia in Wellington, run out for 9

Cricketer Martin Crowe
Cricketer
Martin Crowe
  • 1982-03-10 Salim Malik scores 100 in 2nd inning of Test Cricket debut (v SL)
  • 1982-03-14 Sidath Wettimuny scores Sri Lanka's 1st Test Cricket century
  • 1982-03-27 Imran takes 14-116 for cricket match v Sri Lanka at Lahore
  • 1982-09-22 Duleep Mendis completes twin cricket tons for Sri Lanka v India
  • 1982-10-25 David Hookes scores Cricket century in 34 balls 43 mins, SA v Victoria
  • 1982-11-12 Zaheer Abbas gets his 100th 100 in Test Cricket v India, goes to 215
  • 1982-11-27 Kepler Wessels scores century in 1st Test Cricket (162 v England)
  • 1982-12-30 England defeat Australia by three runs at cricket MCG
  • 1983-03-15 Karnataka beat Bombay on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
  • 1983-04-22 Start of 1st Sri Lanka-Australia Test Cricket match (at Kandy)
  • 1983-04-23 David Hookes scores his only Test Cricket century, 143* v Sri Lanka
  • 1983-06-09 Zimbabwe win their 1st one-day cricket international, v Australia
  • 1983-06-12 Winston Davis takes 7-51 in Cricket World Cup match v Australia
  • 1983-06-25 India beat West Indies by 43 runs to win Cricket World Cup
  • 1983-08-01 New Zealand score their 1st Test Cricket match victory in England
  • 1983-09-24 Test cricket debut of Shoaib Mohammad, son of Hanif, v India Jullundur
  • 1983-11-11 Wayne Phillips scores 159 on Test Cricket debut, v Pakistan at WACA
  • 1983-11-24 Test Cricket debut of Richie Richardson, WI v India Bombay
  • 1983-12-26 Test Cricket debut of Gregory Richard John Matthews, v Pakistan at the MCG
  • 1983-12-29 Gavaskar makes the highest Test Cricket score by an Indian, 236* v WI
  • 1983-12-29 Graeme Yallop completes 268 v Pakistan at cricket MCG
  • 1984-01-02 Darryl Cullinan, 16, scores his 1st first-class cricket century
  • 1984-01-06 Last day of Test cricket for Chappell, Marsh & Lillee
  • 1984-03-13 Last day of 1st-class cricket for G Chappell, R Marsh, B Laird
  • 1984-03-21 Border scores 100* v WI Trinidad after 98* in 1st cricket innings
  • 1984-04-13 India beat Pak by 58 runs to win 1st Asia Cricket Cup in Sharjah
  • 1984-05-31 Viv Richards hits 189* (170 balls) v England, ODI cricket record
  • 1984-11-08 1st-class cricket debut of Wasim Akram, 2 months before his 1st Test
  • 1984-11-09 1st-class cricket debut for Brian McMillan, Transvaal B v N Tvl B
  • 1984-11-10 Australia all out for 76 v West Indies at cricket WACA, Holding 6-21
  • 1984-11-16 Imran Khan makes his 1st appearance for NSW Cricket
  • 1984-11-23 Limited-over intl cricket debut for Wasim Akram, v NZ
  • 1984-11-23 Test Cricket debut of David Boon age 23 & Bob Holland age 38 (v WI)
  • 1984-11-26 Kim Hughes tearfully resigns as Australian cricket captain
  • 1984-11-29 Javed Miandad completes twin Test Cricket tons, v NZ, Hyderabad
  • 1984-12-07 Allan Border's 1st Test Cricket match as captain (v WI Adelaide)
  • 1984-12-22 Test Cricket debut of Craig McDermott, v WI at the MCG
  • 1984-12-23 Viv Richards scores 208 in Test Cricket at MCG
  • 1984-12-31 Test Cricket debut of Mohammad Azharuddin, v England at Calcutta
  • 1985-02-01 Azharuddin scores 3rd Test century in 3rd Test Cricket (122 v Eng)
  • 1985-02-08 1st-class cricket debut of Jimmy Adams (age 17), Jamaica v Barbados
  • 1985-02-11 Wasim Akram takes 10 wickets in his 2nd Test Cricket, NZ still wins
  • 1985-03-10 India beat Pakistan to win "World Championship of Cricket"
  • 1985-03-19 NSW wins cricket Sheffield Shield by beating Queensland by 1 wicket
  • 1985-03-24 Norman Gifford makes cricket ODI debuts at age 44 (v Aust, Sharjah)
  • 1985-06-01 Viv Richards scores 300 in a day on the way to 322 v Warwicks cricket
  • 1985-09-03 England regain Cricket Ashes by beating Australia at The Oval
  • 1985-09-11 Sri Lanka score their 1st Test Cricket victory, by 149 runs v India
  • 1985-10-31 Last day in Test cricket for Zaheer Abbas
  • 1985-11-12 R Hadlee takes 15-123 for Cricket match v Australia at Brisbane
  • 1985-12-26 Test Cricket debut of Steve Waugh, v India at the MCG
  • 1986-01-06 Last day in Test cricket for Bob Holland
  • 1986-02-12 1st-class cricket debut of Curtly Ambrose, Leeward Is v Guyana
  • 1986-04-15 Viv Richards century off 56 balls v England in Antigua Test Cricket

Sports record brokenWorld Record

1986-08-21 Ian Botham takes world-record 356th Test Cricket wkt (v NZ, The Oval)

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • 1986-09-18 David Boon's 3rd Test cricket century, 122 v India at Madras
  • 1986-09-22 India v Australia Test Cricket at Madras finishes in a tie
  • 1986-10-21 1st-class cricket debut of Andy Flower, ZCU Presidents XI v Young WI
  • 1986-12-22 India score 7-676 v Sri Lanka at Kanpur in Cricket
  • 1987-03-07 Gavaskar becomes 1st cricket batsman to score 10,000 Test runs
  • 1987-03-15 Last day in Test cricket for Larry Gomes & Joel Garner
  • 1987-03-15 NZ beat WI by 5 wickets in Jeremy Coney's last Test Cricket
  • 1987-03-24 WA win the Sheffield Shield by drawing cricket final vs Victoria
  • 1987-04-19 Brendon Kuruppu scores 201* on Test Cricket debut (Sri Lanka v NZ)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1987-04-21 Richard Hadlee makes highest Test Cricket score of 151* (v Sri Lanka)

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee
  • 1987-07-04 Imran Khan takes 300th Test Cricket wicket, only Pakistani to do so
  • 1987-10-13 West Indies score 4-360 in 50 overs in Cricket World Cup v Sri Lanka
  • 1987-11-08 Australia beat England by 7 runs to win cricket World Cup
  • 1987-12-05 David Boon's 5th Test Cricket century, 143 v NZ at Brisbane
  • 1988-01-22 1st-class cricket debut of Brian Lara, Trinidad & Tobago v Leeward Is
  • 1988-01-22 1st-class cricket debut of Hansie Cronje, OFS v Transvaal
  • 1988-02-02 David Boon's 6th Test Cricket century, 184* v England at Sydney
  • 1988-02-29 Mark Greatbatch scores 107* v England on Test Cricket debut
  • 1988-04-02 Test Cricket debut of Curtly Ambrose, WI v Pakistan, Georgetown
  • 1988-04-21 1st four-day games in County Cricket Championship commence
  • 1988-05-29 Graeme Hick scores his 1,000th run of 1st-class cricket season
  • 1988-09-15 Test Cricket debut of Ian Healy, vs Pakistan at Karachi
  • 1988-09-16 Javed Miandad completes 211, his 5th Test Cricket double, v Australia
  • 1988-09-28 Javed Miandad scores his 19th Test Cricket century (v Aus, Faisalabad)
  • 1989-01-20 Wayne Holdsworth takes a wicket 1st ball in 1st-class cricket
  • 1989-01-30 Last day of 1st class cricket for Dav Whatmore
  • 1989-02-03 Start 1st Test Cricket, NZ v Pak, washed out
  • 1989-02-10 Test Cricket debut of Aaqib Javed, Pak v NZ age 16 years 189 days
  • 1989-03-27 Delhi beat Bengal by innings & 210 to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
  • 1989-08-01 Australia take 3-0 series lead over England to regain Cricket Ashes
  • 1989-08-10 Australia 0-301 at end of day one, 5th Test Cricket at Trent Bridge
  • 1989-11-01 Pakistan beat West Indies by 4 wickets to win Cricket's Nehru Cup

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1989-11-15 Test Cricket debut of Waqar Younis & Sachin Tendulkar at Karachi

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Cricketer
Sachin Tendulkar
  • 1989-11-24 Tendulkar scores a Test Cricket fifty age 16 years 214 days, a record
  • 1989-11-25 David Boon scores 200 v NZ at cricket WACA
  • 1989-12-16 Commencement of 1st Test Cricket play at Bellerive Oval, Hobart (v SL)
  • 1989-12-17 Michael Bevan scores cricket century on 1st-class debut (114 SA v WA)
  • 1989-12-26 ODI debut for Mark Taylor & Sanath Jayasuriya at cricket MCG
  • 1990-01-19 Police break up protests in Johannesburg against the cricket players defying a boycott on playing in apartheid South Africa
  • 1990-02-04 Richard Hadlee takes his 400th Test Cricket wicket (Sanjay Manjrekar)
  • 1990-02-22 1st day India v NZ cricket at Auckland NZ 5-78 at lunch, 9-387 stumps
  • 1990-03-28 Bengal beat Delhi in rained-out cricket Ranji Trophy final on quotient
  • 1990-04-10 Curtly Ambrose takes 8-45 in cricket vs England at Bridgetown
  • 1990-07-09 Richard Hadlee takes 5-53 to end his Test Cricket career with 431 wkts

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 2,038

  • 1913-01-17 Yuvraj of Patiala, cricketer (scored 24 & 60 in only Test India v Eng)
  • 1913-01-30 Dicky Fuller, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935, 1, 0-12)
  • 1913-03-12 Harold Butler, cricketer (England pace bowler late 40's)
  • 1913-03-19 William Chatterton, cricketer (48 in only Test for England 1892)
  • 1913-08-28 Lindsay Hassett, cricketer (great Australian bat & capt after Bradman)
  • 1913-08-29 Len Butterfield, cricketer (NZ all-rounder, Test)
  • 1913-10-14 Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quick of the 30's who didn't play for Aust)
  • 1913-10-14 Victor Trumper Jr, cricketer (son of Mr & Mrs Trumper NSW 1940-41)
  • 1913-10-24 Molly Mary Hyde, cricketer
  • 1914-02-25 John Arlott, cricketer (the doyen of cricket commentators & writers)
  • 1914-03-22 Cec Burke, cricketer (NZ leg-spinner v Australia 1946, 1 & 3, 2-30)
  • 1914-04-08 John Cameron, cricketer (brother of Jimmy WI v-capt 1939 England tour)
  • 1914-04-10 E A V "Foffie" Williams, cricketer (WI all-rounder 1939-48)
  • 1914-04-10 Jack Badcock, cricketer (Tasmania Australian batsman of 30's)
  • 1914-04-18 C S Nayudu, cricketer (brother of C K, 11 Tests as leggie)
  • 1914-05-02 Dennis Dyer, cricketer (opened batting for South Africa v England 1947)
  • 1914-06-16 Stewart Cathie "Billy" Griffith, cricketer (140 for England, 1948)
  • 1914-06-18 Billy Wade, cricket wicket-keeper (South African in 11 Tests 1938-50)
  • 1914-07-09 Bill Tallon, cricketer (brother of Don, Queensland leggie)
  • 1914-08-21 Doug Wright, cricketer (England's leg-spinning genius of 30's & 40's)
  • 1914-10-19 Harold Gimblett, cricketer (legendary Somerset & England batsman)
  • 1914-12-06 Cyril Washbrook, cricketer (stalwart Lancs & England opener)
  • 1914-12-07 Winston Place, cricketer (England opener in West Indies 1948)
  • 1914-12-12 Denis Begbie, cricketer (South African batsman in five Tests 1948-50)
  • 1914-12-15 Ernie Toshack, cricket pace bowler (Aussie left-arm post-WWII)
  • 1914-12-17 Mushtaq Ali, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman of 30's & 40's)
  • 1915-01-22 Tom Burtt, cricketer (slow left-armer took 33 wickets for NZ)
  • 1915-03-11 Vijay Hazare, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1946-54)
  • 1915-03-19 Norman Yardley, English cricket captain (late 40's)
  • 1915-03-22 George Cresswell, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ aged 35)
  • 1915-03-28 Raymond Emery, cricketer (NZ Test batsman vs West Indies 1952)
  • 1915-06-04 Walter Hadlee, cricketer (father of Richard & Dayle), New Zealand batsman 40's
  • 1915-06-18 Arthur Fagg, cricketer (dual double-centuries in a game for Kent 1938)
  • 1915-06-30 Charles Rowe, cricketer (scored a pair in only Test (NZ v Aust 1946))
  • 1915-07-27 Jack Iverson, Australian cricket mystery spinner (late 40's)
  • 1915-10-29 Dennis Brookes, cricketer (one Test England v WI 1948, scored 10 & 7)
  • 1915-11-25 George Mudie, cricketer (WI all-rounder in one Test 1935, 5 & 3-40)
  • 1915-11-25 Ron Hamence, cricketer (Australian batsman post-WWII)
  • 1915-12-04 Fred Freer, cricketer (Australian pace bowler played one Test in 1946)
  • 1915-12-09 Colin McCool, cricketer (Australian leg-spin all rounder late 40s)
  • 1916-01-18 Alec Coxon, cricketer (England pace bowler in one Test, 2-90 & 1-82)
  • 1916-01-24 Vic Stollmeyer, cricketer (bro of Jeff Scored 96 in only Test innings)
  • 1916-02-17 Don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper)
  • 1916-02-26 Ross Gregory, cricketer (Australian batsman 1936-37, died in WW II)
  • 1916-03-26 Bill Edrich, English cricketer (Middlesex & England bat, Compton's mate)
  • 1916-04-14 Commandur Rajagopalachari Rangachari, cricketer (India 1947-48)
  • 1916-06-05 Syd Barnes, cricketer (Australian batsmen of 30's/40's)
  • 1916-06-23 Len Hutton, cricketer (England opener, 364 v Australia The Oval 1938)
  • 1916-07-31 Verdun Scott, NZ cricketer/rugby player
  • 1916-08-27 Tony Harris, South African cricketer (8 Tests for South Africa 1947-49, 100 runs) and rugby union player (Springbok), born in Kimberley, Cape Province (d. 1993)
  • 1916-11-05 Len Wilkinson, cricketer (England leg-spinner just before WW II)
  • 1916-11-21 Esmond Kentish, cricketer (WI fast bowler in 2 Tests 1948 & 1954)
  • 1916-12-19 Mervyn Wallace, cricketer (13 Tests for NZ, latterly as capt)
  • 1917-02-22 Jack Robertson, cricketer (superb England batsman only played 11 Tests)
  • 1917-03-06 Roy Scott, cricketer (one Test NZ v England 1947, 18, 1-74)
  • 1917-04-12 Vinoo Mankad, cricketer (India's greatest all-rounder to his time)
  • 1917-05-05 Ron Saggers, cricket wicket-keeper (effective NSW & Aussie late 40's)
  • 1917-06-06 Prior Jones, cricketer (WI pace bowler in 9 Tests 1948-52)
  • 1917-06-27 K M Rangnekar, cricketer (batted in 3 Tests India v Australia 1947-48)
  • 1917-07-06 Hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Worcestershire keeper & Test umpire)
  • 1917-07-24 Jack Moroney, Australian cricketer (d. 1999)
  • 1917-09-06 George Mann, captain English cricket team
  • 1917-10-17 Martin Donnelly, cricketer (brilliant lefty bat for NZ post-war)
  • 1917-10-20 Ken Cranston, cricketer (England all-rounder captained once in 1948)
  • 1917-10-27 Jack Plimsoll, cricketer (South African lefty quick, 3-143 in only Test 1947)
  • 1917-12-14 Wilf Ferguson, cricket leg-spinner (West Indian of post-WWII years)
  • 1918-01-07 Colin Snedden, cricketer (Test NZ v England 1947, 0-46, did not bat)
  • 1918-03-05 Ranga Sohoni, Indian cricketer (pace bowler of late 40's avg 101)
  • 1918-04-07 C B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner)
  • 1918-04-29 Mervyn Roye Harvey, cricketer (brother of Neil, Test for Australia)
  • 1918-05-14 Arthur McIntyre, cricket wicket-keeper (England 3 times early 50's)
  • 1918-05-23 Denis Compton, cricketer (England batsman 1938-56 & Arsenal forward)
  • 1918-07-04 Alec Bedser, cricketer (mighty post-war England medium-pacer)
  • 1918-07-04 Eric Bedser, cricketer (bro of Alec, Surrey bowler but not England)
  • 1918-10-14 Doug Ring, cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's)
  • 1918-11-10 Martin Hanley, cricketer (took 1-88 with off-spin in Test for South Africa)
  • 1918-11-24 Roley Jenkins, cricketer (English leg-spinner 1948-52)
  • 1918-12-08 Ian Johnson, cricketer (Australian Test captbetween Hassett & Craig)
  • 1919-01-26 K C Ibrahim, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests India v WI 1948-49)
  • 1919-02-06 Lindsay Tuckett, cricketer (son of Len, 9 Tests for South Africa 1947-49)
  • 1919-03-18 Len Johnson, cricketer (Australian fast bowler played Test in 1948)
  • 1919-03-28 Tom Brooks, cricketer (NSW fast bowler of the 30's, later Test umpire)
  • 1919-04-19 Gil Langley, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1951-56)
  • 1919-04-21 John Goddard, cricketer, West Indian all-rounder 1948-57)
  • 1919-05-15 Charles Palmer, cricketer (one Test 1955, later MCC president)
  • 1919-06-08 Guy Overton, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 3 Tests on 1953-54 SA tour)
  • 1919-07-17 Alex Moir, cricketer (New Zealand leg-spinner in 17 Tests 1950-59)
  • 1919-07-31 Hemu Ramchandra Adhikari, cricketer (Indian righty batsman 1947-59)
  • 1919-10-08 Bill Anderson, cricketer (played in 1st NZ-Aust Test 1946)
  • 1919-10-10 Gerald Etheridge Gomez, cricketer (post-war WI all-rounder)
  • 1919-10-17 John Moroney, cricketer (Australian opener 1949-51)
  • 1919-11-06 Alan Lisette, cricketer (NZ slow left-armer vs West Indies 1956)
  • 1919-11-28 Keith Miller, cricketer (one of Australia's best ever all-rounders)
  • 1919-12-30 Dick Spooner, England, cricket wicketkeeper (Godfrey Evans' shadow)
  • 1920-01-05 Mohammad Aslam Khokhar, cricket (Pak bat scored 16 & 18 in only test)
  • 1920-01-14 Donald Beard, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in the 1950's)
  • 1920-02-27 Reg Simpson, cricketer (prolific England opener 1948-55), (d. 2013)
  • 1920-03-07 Willie Watson, cricketer (England batsman & soccer international)
  • 1920-03-16 Percy Mansell, cricketer (leg-spin all-rounder in 13 Tests for South Africa)
  • 1920-05-26 Jack Cheetham, cricketer (South African batsman, Test capt early 50's)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 401 - 500 of 945

  • 1957-01-24 Daniel Taylor, cricketer (bro of Herbie, 2 Tests for S Af 1914), dies
  • 1957-03-12 Harry Dean, cricketer (England left-arm bowler in 3 Tests, 1912), dies
  • 1957-04-08 Frank Chester, cricketer (distinguished 1-armed Engl Test ump), dies
  • 1957-05-21 Edwin St Hill, cricketer (two Tests for West Indies 1930-31), dies
  • 1957-07-09 Manfred Julius Susskind, South African cricketer (1924 Test series), dies
  • 1957-07-21 Rockley Wilson, cricketer (bro of Clem, Test for England 1921), dies
  • 1957-12-29 Tom Richmond, cricketer (Notts leg-spinner took 2-86 in Eng Test), die
  • 1958-03-19 Vernon Ransford, cricketer (20 Tests for Australia, 1211 runs), dies
  • 1958-03-26 Phil Mead, cricketer (55061 1st-class runs 1905-36), dies
  • 1958-04-26 Joe Small, cricketer (WI all-rounder in 1928 series), dies
  • 1958-05-03 Frank Foster, cricketer (England all-rounder, 11 Tests 1911-12), dies
  • 1958-05-25 Rolland Beaumont, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1958-06-07 Roger Hartigan, cricketer (2 Tests for Aust in 1908), dies
  • 1958-06-18 Douglas Jardine, cricketer (22 Tests for England), dies
  • 1958-06-28 George Gunn, cricketer (15 Tests for England), dies at 50
  • 1958-07-22 Karl Nunes, cricketer (1st WI Test captain 1928), dies
  • 1958-09-09 Charles Macartney, cricket (35 Tests 1907-26, 2131 runs 45 wkts), dies
  • 1958-10-15 Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies
  • 1958-10-17 C L Townsend, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1899), dies
  • 1958-11-18 Sivert Samuelson, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1910), dies
  • 1959-01-17 Abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi
  • 1959-02-02 Frank DeCaires, cricketer (WI bat v Eng 1930, 3 Tests 232 runs), dies
  • 1959-03-28 James Neblett, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935), dies
  • 1959-04-04 Stanley Snooke, cricketer (bro of S J, duck in South African Test), dies
  • 1959-05-28 Bert Collins, cricketer (19 Tests for Aust 1920-26), dies
  • 1959-06-26 Audley Miller, cricketer (Test for England 1896), dies
  • 1959-07-11 C W L Parker, cricketer (3,776 1st-class wickets, 2nd best ever), dies
  • 1959-09-09 O'Neil Gordon Collie Smith, WI cricket all-rounder, dies in car crash
  • 1959-10-28 Abe Waddington, cricketer (Yorks left-arm quick, Test avg 119), dies
  • 1959-11-15 Alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies
  • 1959-12-05 K S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies
  • 1959-12-10 Charles Jones, cricket batsman (WI in 4 Tests 1930-35, 63 runs), dies
  • 1960-01-05 Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies
  • 1960-02-05 Louis Stricker, cricketer (South African open bat in 13 Tests 1909-12), dies
  • 1960-07-09 Vallance Jupp, cricketer (28 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1921-28), dies
  • 1960-08-16 Errol Holmes, cricketer (batted in 5 Tests for England 1935), dies
  • 1960-09-18 A J Evans, cricketer (only England Test v Aus 1921), dies
  • 1960-09-26 William Ling, cricketer (South African batsman in 6 Tests 1921-23), dies
  • 1960-11-12 John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies
  • 1960-11-27 Frederick Fane, cricketer (682 runs in 14 Tests for Eng 1905-10), dies
  • 1961-01-02 Bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for South Africa 1922-31), dies
  • 1961-01-26 Morris Nichols, cricketer (41 wkts in 14 Tests for Eng 1930-39), dies
  • 1961-02-23 Wilf Ferguson, cricket leg spinner (34 wickets for West Indies), dies
  • 1961-03-23 A C Russell, cricketer (10 Tests for England 910 runs), dies
  • 1961-05-02 J C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for England 1921-31), dies
  • 1961-06-16 O C Scott, cricketer (WI leg-spinner in 8 Tests), dies
  • 1961-09-05 Ernest Bock, cricketer (Test for South Africa, 1935), dies
  • 1961-09-16 A P F Chapman, cricketer (26 Tests for England), dies
  • 1961-10-02 Reggie Spooner, cricketer (England centurion v South Africa 1912), dies
  • 1961-10-26 Edgar Mayne, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia around WWI), dies
  • 1961-12-26 Charlie Frank, cricketer (S Af Test centurion v Aust 1921-22), dies
  • 1962-02-07 Arthur Carr, cricketer (11 Tests for Eng 22-29), dies shovelling snow
  • 1962-05-05 Ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (990 runs in 14 Tests for England), dies
  • 1962-10-04 E H Hendren, cricketer (57,611 1st-class runs, 3rd-best ever), dies
  • 1963-01-18 Johnnie Moyes, journalist/cricketer (S Aust batsman), dies
  • 1963-01-30 P F "Plum" Warner, cricketer (England mgr during Bodyline tour), dies
  • 1963-03-08 John Hartley, cricketer (bowl avg 115 in 2 Tests for Eng 1906), dies
  • 1963-03-11 Mahomed Nissar, cricketer (6 Tests for India 1932-36, 25 wkts), dies
  • 1963-04-08 Len Tuckett, cricketer (no runs no wkts in 1 Test for S A), dies
  • 1963-05-02 Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies
  • 1963-07-18 A H C Cooper, South African cricketer (Test v England 1914), dies
  • 1963-07-29 Dave Smith, cricketer (2 Tests in 1912 Australian side), dies
  • 1963-08-21 John Gunn, cricketer (England all-rounder in 6 Tests 1901-05), dies
  • 1963-09-12 Ben Sealey, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1933), dies
  • 1963-09-22 Fred Le Roux, cricketer (South African all-rounder in only Test), dies
  • 1963-11-22 Claude Floquet, cricketer (Test for South Africa), dies
  • 1963-12-21 Jack Hobbs, cricketer (61 Tests for England), dies
  • 1964-01-01 Alf Hall, cricketer (South African lefty quick took 40 wkts in 7 Tests), dies
  • 1964-01-12 C R Browne, cricket leg-spinner (WI in 4 Tests, 6 wkts), dies
  • 1964-02-06 W L Cornford, England cricket wicket-keeper (4 Tests v NZ 1930), dies
  • 1964-02-20 R T Stanyforth, English cricket wicketkeeper (South Africa 1927-28), dies
  • 1964-04-14 Bert McGirr, cricketer (2 Tests for NZ, 51 runs), dies
  • 1964-04-19 Cyril Merry, cricketer (WI batsman in 2 Tests 1933), dies
  • 1964-06-07 Charlie Llewellyn, cricketer (544 runs in 15 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1964-07-12 William Solomon, South African cricketer (Test 1898-99), dies
  • 1964-09-15 Robert Dower, cricketer (Test for South Africa), dies
  • 1964-10-06 F T Mann, cricketer (father of F G, 281 runs in 5 Tests 1922-23), dies
  • 1964-12-03 George Brown, cricketer (7 Tests for England), dies
  • 1964-12-12 H I "Sailor" Young, cricketer (left-arm bowler Eng v Aust 1899), dies
  • 1965-01-28 Tich Freeman, cricket (3776 FC wickets leg-spin, 304 in 1928), dies
  • 1965-01-30 Vic Jackson, cricketer (NSW/Leicerstershire off-spinner), dies in car
  • 1965-04-08 Jack Durston, cricketer (one Test for England, 4-102 & 1-34), dies
  • 1965-05-08 H T W Hardinge, cricketer (scored 25 & 5 in only Test for England), dies
  • 1965-07-01 Wally Hammond, South African cricketer (7,249 runs for England), dies
  • 1965-07-07 Bill Hitch, England cricket fast-bowler (7 Tests 1911-21), dies
  • 1965-08-10 Rayford Robinson, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1937), dies
  • 1965-08-11 Bill Woodfull, cricketer (35 Tests for Australia), dies
  • 1965-08-27 Gerald Bond, cricketer (South Africa 1938-39), dies
  • 1965-09-14 Jack Hearne, cricketer (806 runs in 24 Tests for England), dies
  • 1965-09-26 Otto Nothling, cricketer (did next to nothling in Aust), dies
  • 1965-10-17 Barton King, cricketer (America's greatest cricket all-rounder), dies
  • 1965-11-14 George Bissett, cricketer (25 wickets in 4 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1965-12-02 The Rajkumar of Vizianagram, cricketer (Indian Test capt 1936), dies
  • 1966-01-05 George Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies
  • 1966-01-10 George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide
  • 1966-05-22 Tom Goddard, cricketer (22 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1930-39), dies
  • 1966-06-22 Roger Blunt, cricketer (9 Tests for NZ, 330 runs, 12 wickets), dies
  • 1966-08-05 Austin Diamond, cricketer (Australian capt to America 1913), dies
  • 1966-08-14 S J "Tip" Snooke, South African cricket all-rounder (26 Tests 1905-23), dies
  • 1966-08-17 Archibald Palm, cricketer (Test South Africa v England 1927-28), dies