Cricket in History (Part 6)

Events in Sport

Events 501 - 600 of 629


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990-07-10 Last day of Test Cricket for Richard Hadlee

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee
  • 1990-07-27 Tom Moody scores 100 in 26 mins in county cricket, world record
  • 1990-11-23 Test Cricket debut of Saeed Anwar (Pak v WI), scores 0 & 0
  • 1990-11-25 India bowl the Sri Lankan cricket team out for 82; Venkatapathy Raju (I) takes 6-12 off 17.5 overs
  • 1991-01-25 Mark Waugh scores ton in 1st Test Cricket innings, v England Adelaide

Sports record brokenWorld Record

1991-02-04 Batsmen Martin Crowe and Andrew Jones make a world record 467 run stand for New Zealand v Sri Lanka at the Basin Reserve in Wellington

Cricketer Martin Crowe
Cricketer
Martin Crowe
  • 1991-02-22 Test Cricket debut of Sanath Jayasuriya, vs NZ at Hamilton
  • 1991-02-25 Andrew Jones scores twin Test Cricket tons v Sri Lanka (122 & 100*)
  • 1991-02-26 Asanka Gurusinha scores twin Test Cricket tons v NZ (119 & 102)
  • 1991-03-03 Boon completes 10th Test Cricket century, 109* v WI at Kingston
  • 1991-04-23 Gordon Greenidge scores 223 v Aus, his last Test Cricket knock at home
  • 1991-05-01 Last day of Test cricket for Gordon Greenidge
  • 1991-05-07 Haryana beat Bombay in the Ranji Cricket Trophy final by 2 runs
  • 1991-06-06 Test Cricket debut of Graeme Hick, v West Indies at Headingley
  • 1991-08-12 Last day in Test Cricket for Viv Richards, Dujon & Marshall
  • 1991-08-13 Test Cricket debut of Mike Whitney for Australia versus England at Old Trafford
  • 1991-11-10 South Africa's 1st cricket international since 1970 - one-day v India
  • 1991-11-29 Test Cricket debut of Javagal Srinath, v Australia at the Gabba
  • 1992-01-03 Boon completes 11 Test Cricket century, 129* v India at Sydney
  • 1992-01-07 Last day of Test cricket for Imran Khan
  • 1992-02-02 David Boon's 13 Test Cricket century, 107 v India at Perth
  • 1992-02-05 Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Dilip Vengsarkar
  • 1992-02-05 Mike Whitney career-best 7-27 at WACA in Test Cricket win v India
  • 1992-03-22 England beat South Africa in rain-ruined cricket World Cup semi final
  • 1992-03-31 Delhi beat Tamil Nadu on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
  • 1992-04-18 Start of South Africa's 1st Test Cricket since 1970 (v WI Bridgetown)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1992-06-21 Last day of test cricket for Ian Botham & Allan Lamb

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • 1992-08-09 Last day of Test Cricket for David Gower
  • 1992-08-19 Romesh Kaluwitharana scores 132 on Test Cricket debut (SL v Australia)
  • 1992-08-19 Sri Lanka make their highest cricket score ever 8-547 v Australia
  • 1992-08-28 Test cricket debut of Muttiah Muralitharan, vs Australia at Colombo
  • 1992-11-15 Praveen Amre scores century on Test Cricket debut (103 v SA, Durban)
  • 1992-11-30 David Boon's 14th Test Cricket century, 111 v WI at Brisbane
  • 1992-12-09 Sri Lanka's third-ever Test Cricket victory (v NZ by 9 wkts)
  • 1992-12-30 Last day of Test Cricket for Michael Whitney
  • 1993-01-05 Brian Lara completes 277 v Australia at cricket SCG
  • 1993-01-06 Last day of Test cricket for Greg Matthews
  • 1993-02-26 Allan Border beats Gavaskar's record for most Test Cricket runs 10,123
  • 1993-03-30 Punjab beat Maharashtra by 120 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1993-06-07 Crickets Graham Gooch dismissed handled the ball v Australia, Old Trafford

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Cricketer
Graham Gooch
  • 1993-06-19 Boon completes 15th Test cricket century, 164* v England at Lord's
  • 1993-07-03 Boon completes 16th Test Cricket century, 101 at Trent Bridge
  • 1993-07-06 Graham Thorpe scores 114 on Test Cricket debut, England v Australia
  • 1993-07-19 Last day of 1st-class cricket for Ian Botham
  • 1993-07-23 Boon completes 17th Test Cricket century, 107 at Headingley
  • 1993-10-25 Daryll Cullinan hits 337* for Transvaal, SAf 1st-class cricket record
  • 1993-11-01 Last day in 1st-class cricket for Mike Whitney, NSW v NZ
  • 1993-11-27 Boon completes his 18th Test Cricket century (106 v NZ, Hobart)
  • 1993-11-27 India defeat West Indies in Bengal Jubilee Cricket Final, Kumble 6-12

Sports record brokenWorld Record

1994-02-08 Kapil Dev sets world record for Test Cricket wickets with 432

Cricketer Kapil Dev
Cricketer
Kapil Dev
  • 1994-03-23 Last day of Test cricket for Kapil Dev
  • 1994-03-29 Last day of Test cricket for Allan Border
  • 1994-03-30 Bombay beat Bengal by 8 wickets to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
  • 1994-03-30 England Cricket all out for 46 at Port-of-Spain
  • 1994-04-18 Cricketer Brian Lara hits 375 runs on 1 day (world record)
  • 1994-06-06 Cricketer Brian Lara hits record 501 not out/390 runs in 1 day
  • 1994-11-21 1st-class cricket debut of Andrew Symonds (Queensland v NSW, SCG)
  • 1994-12-28 Boon completes his 20th Test Cricket century (131 v England, MCG)
  • 1994-12-29 Shane Warne takes a hat-trick v England at cricket MCG
  • 1995-01-01 Raman Lamba & Ravi Sehgal score 464 in cricket for the 1st wicket for Delhi
  • 1995-02-02 Henry Olonga no-balled for throwing in Zimbabwe-Pakistan Test Cricket
  • 1995-02-04 Zimbabwe's 1st Test Cricket victory, over Pakistan by an inning
  • 1995-02-06 Greg Blewett scores his 2nd century in his 2nd Test Cricket
  • 1995-02-07 Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Graham Gooch & Mike Gatting
  • 1995-03-28 Queensland beat S Aust to win 1st ever cricket Sheffield Shield
  • 1995-03-31 Bombay beat Punjab on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
  • 1995-04-14 India beats Sri Lanka to win the Asia Cricket Cup final in Sharjah
  • 1995-05-03 Australia beat West Indies to regain the Frank Worrell Cricket Trophy
  • 1995-07-30 Dominic Cork takes hat-trick in England Test Cricket win v WI
  • 1995-07-30 Lara completes 5th Test Cricket century, 145 at Old Trafford
  • 1995-08-12 Lara completes 6th Test Cricket century, 152 at Trent Bridge
  • 1995-08-26 Lara completes 7th Test Cricket century, 179 at The Oval
  • 1995-08-28 Last day of Test Cricket for Richie Richardson
  • 1995-09-26 Earliest 1st-class cricket in Aust season (Qld v Western Prov)
  • 1995-09-26 Sri Lanka complete 2-1 Test Cricket series win in Pakistan from 0-1
  • 1995-09-28 Troy Dixon scores cricket century on 1st-class debut for Qld v W Prov
  • 1995-10-27 Meyrick Pringle takes cricket hat-trick in England tour game at Soweto
  • 1995-11-04 1st-class Cricket debut of Paul Adams, W Province v N Transvaal
  • 1995-11-12 Last day of Test cricket for New Zealand batsman Martin Crowe
  • 1995-12-03 Jack Russell takes 11 catches in Test Cricket v South Africa, a record
  • 1995-12-10 Ricky Ponting makes 96 on Test Cricket debut (Aust v Sri Lanka, WACA)
  • 1995-12-26 Paul Adams becomes South Africa's youngest Test Cricket player, 18 yrs 340 days
  • 1995-12-27 Boon completes his 21st Test Cricket century (110 v SL, MCG)
  • 1995-12-31 Matthew Elliott scores separate cricket century same day for Victoria
  • 1996-01-29 Last day of Test cricket for David Boon
  • 1996-02-17 1st full ODI for the Netherlands, v NZ, cricket World Cup Nolan Clarke makes ODI debut for Netherlands at age 47

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1996-02-18 1st full ODI for Kenya, Cricket World Cup v India: Sachin Tendulkar scores 127*

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Cricketer
Sachin Tendulkar
  • 1996-02-29 Kenya defeat West Indies (all out 93) in Cricket World Cup
  • 1996-03-02 Tendulkar scores 137 for Ind v SL in Cricket World Cup, but still lose
  • 1996-03-06 Aravinda De Silva smashes 145 v Kenya in cricket World Cup at Kandy Sri Lanka score 5-398 in 50 overs in World Cup v Kenya
  • 1996-03-14 Australia beat West Indies by 5 runs in amazing cricket World Cup semi
  • 1996-03-17 Aravinda De Silva gets 107* & 3-42 in cricket World Cup victory
  • 1996-03-26 Last day of 1st-class cricket for Allan Border (Qld v Vic)
  • 1996-03-30 Lara hits 146 cricket not out in ODI vs NZ at Port-Of-Spain
  • 1996-05-17 Habib & Whitaker make 320 for 5th Cricket wkt, Leics v Worcs
  • 1996-06-09 Sunday League cricket game Kent 6-314 overhaul Leicestershire's 4-311
  • 1996-06-22 Saurav Ganguly scores 131 at Lord's on Test cricket debut
  • 1996-07-27 David Sales makes 210 on 1st class cricket debut for Northants v Worcs
  • 1996-09-14 Dean Headley takes 3rd cricket hat-trick of season, Kent v Hampshire
  • 1996-10-20 Wasim Akram (257) & Saqlain Mushtaq gets cricket Test record 313 for 8th wicket, vs Zimbabwe at Sheikhupura

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 2,038

  • 1920-06-22 Chandrasekhar Sarwate, cricketer (batted in 9 Tests for India 1946-52)
  • 1920-07-16 Anwar Hussain, cricketer (four Tests for Pakistan v India 1952-53)
  • 1920-07-19 Robert Christiani, cricketer (brother of Cyril WI batsman in 22 Tests)
  • 1920-08-18 [Thomas] Godfrey Evans, English cricket keeper (1950's)
  • 1920-10-04 George Tribe, cricketer (Australian chinaman bowler, Northants)
  • 1921-01-22 Andy Ganteaume, cricketer (WI batsman, 112 in his sole Test innings 1948), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad (d. 2016)
  • 1921-02-07 Athol Rowan, cricketer (brother of Eric, South African off-spinner)
  • 1921-03-13 Cyril Poole, cricketer (England batsman against India 1951-52)
  • 1921-03-17 Mick Harvey, cricketer (in Newcastle Brother of Neil Test umpire)
  • 1921-03-29 Sam Loxton, cricketer (flamboyant Australian batsman of late 40's)
  • 1921-04-05 Les Jackson, cricket bowler (England twice, 1949 & 1961)
  • 1921-04-11 Jeff Stollmeyer, cricketer (WI batsman pre/post-war)
  • 1921-05-26 Frank Mooney, cricketer (dependable wicket-keeper for NZ in 13 Tests)
  • 1921-06-05 Lancelot Pierre, cricketer (1 Test WI v England 1948, 0-28)
  • 1921-08-05 Nazar Mohammad, cricketer (Mudassar's pop, Pakistan's 1st centurion)
  • 1921-08-20 Jack Wilson, cricket slow left-armer (Test for Australia 1956)
  • 1921-08-23 Sam Cook, cricketer (England slow left-armer in only Test)
  • 1921-10-03 Ray Lindwall, cricketer (Australian fast bowler & St George full-back)
  • 1921-10-15 Gul Mahomed, cricketer (Indian & Pakistani batsman)
  • 1921-11-06 Geoff Rabone, cricketer (gifted all-rounder for NZ in 1950's)
  • 1922-01-19 Arthur Morris, Australian cricketer (great lefty opening batsman), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2015)
  • 1922-02-01 Clifford McWatt, cricketer (WI wicket-keeper in 6 Tests 1954-55)
  • 1922-02-09 James C "Jim" Laker, Bradford England, cricket off spinner
  • 1922-02-24 Kanwar Rai Singh, cricketer (batted at MCG in Test for India 1948)
  • 1922-02-26 Bill Johnston, cricket pace bowler (mighty Australian lefty post-war)
  • 1922-03-05 Ebrahim Maka, Indian cricket wicketkeeper (2 Tests 1952)
  • 1922-03-13 Brun Smith, cricketer (NZ right-handed batsman of late 1940's)
  • 1922-04-21 Allan Watkins, cricketer, England batsman late 40s early 50s)
  • 1922-04-30 Anton Murray, cricketer (South African batsman in 10 Tests 1951-55)
  • 1922-05-13 Michael Ainsworth, British cricketer (d. 1978)
  • 1922-06-21 Jim McConnon, cricketer (England off-spinner against Pakistan 1954)
  • 1922-07-04 Ghulam Ahmed, cricketer (off-spinner in 22 Tests for India in 1950's)
  • 1922-08-17 Roy Tattersall, cricketer (brilliant England off-spinner early 50's)
  • 1922-09-30 Allan Rae, cricketer (prolific WI opening batsman 1948-53)
  • 1922-10-10 Harry Cave, cricketer (NZ bowler & Test captain in the 1950's)
  • 1922-12-08 George Fullerton, cricketer (South African keeper-batsman 1947-51)
  • 1922-12-28 Nyron Sultan Asgarali, cricketer (West Indian opening bat 1957)
  • 1923-01-08 Johnny Wardle, cricketer (Yorkshire & England left-arm bowler of 50's)
  • 1923-03-02 Don Taylor, cricketer (NZ 3 Tests, Auck stands w/Sutcliffe in Wisden)
  • 1923-03-16 George Bean, cricketer (92 runs in 3 Tests for Eng v Aust)
  • 1923-03-31 Lawrie Miller, NZ cricketer (opening bat in 13 Tests)
  • 1923-04-10 John Watkins, cricketer (South African all-rounder in 15 Tests 49-57)
  • 1923-04-30 Alan Wharton, cricketer (England batsman once v NZ 1949, scored 7 & 13)
  • 1923-05-23 Nirode Chowdhury, Indian cricket pace bowler (1949-52)
  • 1923-06-14 Donald Smith, cricketer (uneventful England opening batsman 1957)
  • 1923-06-22 Jimmy Cameron, cricketer (brother of John WI batsman 1948-49)
  • 1923-06-25 Jack Hill, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner of mid 50's)
  • 1923-08-10 Fred Ridgway, England cricket pace bowler (1951-52 Indian tour)
  • 1923-08-12 John Holt Jr, cricketer (WI batsman in 17 Tests, 1066 runs at 36 75)
  • 1923-08-18 Jahangir Khan Irani, cricket wicketkeeper for India (1947-8 Aust tour)
  • 1923-08-18 Sadu Shinde, cricketer (Indian leg-spinner late 1940's/early 1950's)
  • 1923-08-18 Jenni Irani, Indian cricketer (d. 1982)
  • 1923-08-23 Kenneth Rickards, cricketer (WI batsman two Tests 104 runs)
  • 1923-08-29 Hirulal Gaekwad, cricket all-rounder (Test for India 1952-53)
  • 1923-09-05 Ken Meuleman, Australian cricketer (d. 2004)
  • 1923-11-01 Bruce Dooland, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner, 3 Tests mid-forties)
  • 1923-11-17 Bert Sutcliffe, cricketer (all-time great NZ left-handed bat)
  • 1923-12-03 Trevor Bailey, England, cricket all-rounder (batted & ran)
  • 1924-02-27 Norman Marshall, cricketer (brother of Roy, one Test for WI 1955)
  • 1924-03-18 Madhussudan Rege, cricketer (15 runs in only Test India v WI 1948-49)
  • 1924-05-15 Don Kenyon, cricketer (England batsman in 8 Tests 1951-55)
  • 1924-05-23 V N Swamy, cricketer (one Test India v NZ 1955, DNB, 0-45)
  • 1924-05-31 Russell Endean, cricketer (28 Tests for South Africa, handled the ball 1956)
  • 1924-06-08 Ian Colquhoun, cricket wicket keeper (NZ vs England 1954-55)
  • 1924-06-15 Mohammed Ghazali, cricketer (Pak off-spinner wicketless in 2 Tests 54)
  • 1924-06-27 Bob Appleyard, cricketer (superb England off-spinner, brief career)
  • 1924-07-28 Fred Fisher, cricketer (one Test for NZ v SA 1953)
  • 1924-08-01 Frank Worrell, cricketer (one of the three W's, inspiring WI captain)
  • 1924-08-12 Derek Shackleton, England cricket pace bowler (50's)
  • 1924-08-28 Tony MacGibbon, NZ cricket fast bowler (took 70 wickets in 1950's)
  • 1924-09-24 Simpson Guillen, cricketer (wicket-keeper for West Indies & NZ)
  • 1924-11-11 Rusi Modi, cricketer (strong Indian batsman in post-War years)
  • 1924-11-26 Jasu Patel, cricketer (Indian off-spinner, 9-69 v Aust 1959)
  • 1924-12-24 Roy Miller, cricketer (WI all-rounder in one Test 1953, 23 & 0-28)
  • 1925-01-12 Ralph Legall, cricket wicket-keeper (WI v India 1954)
  • 1925-01-17 A H Kardar, cricketer (Pak 1st Test capt, prev played for India)
  • 1925-01-25 Eric Dempster, cricketer (NZ slow bowl of mid-50's, bowling avg 109.5)
  • 1925-02-23 Ian Smith, South African cricket leg-spinner (1947-58) who averaged 64.08, born in Durban, Natal (d. 2015)
  • 1925-02-26 Everton Weekes, West Indian cricket player
  • 1925-03-26 Maqsood Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 16 Tests 1952-56)
  • 1925-04-13 Frank Chamberlain, CEO (Test & County Cricket Board)
  • 1925-04-14 H G Kischenchand, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1947-52)
  • 1925-05-02 David Ironside, cricketer (South African swing bowler in 3 Tests v NZ 1953-54)
  • 1925-06-23 Richard Barber, cricketer (scored 12 & 5 in only Test NZ v WI 1956)
  • 1925-07-18 George Doggart, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1950)/MCC pres
  • 1925-07-25 Alistair Taylor, cricketer (one Test as opening bat for South Africa 1956)
  • 1925-08-27 Ken Grieves, cricketer (NSW leg-spin all-rounder)
  • 1925-10-12 Bill Parkhouse, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1950-59)
  • 1925-10-24 Ken "Slasher" Mackay, cricketer (exciting Aussie all-rounder)
  • 1925-12-03 Ken Funston, South African cricket batsman (18 Tests during 1950's)
  • 1925-12-12 D G "Dattu" Phadkar, cricketer (pace bowling all-rounder for India)
  • 1925-12-12 Ghulam Guard, cricketer (lefty pace bowler in 2 Tests for India 1959)
  • 1926-01-17 Clyde Walcott, cricketer (one of the three W's, later ICC chairman)
  • 1926-01-29 Bob Berry, cricketer (England slow lefty 1950)
  • 1926-02-20 Edgar Meuli, cricketer (opened NZ batting in Test v South Africa 1953)
  • 1926-03-28 Polly Umrigar, cricketer (Indian batsman & captain)
  • 1926-04-18 Doug Insole, cricketer (England batsman of the 50's, nine Tests)
  • 1926-05-24 Len Maddocks, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian mid-50's)
  • 1926-05-27 Gordon Leggat, cricketer (open batsman for NZ in 9 Tests 1953-56)
  • 1926-05-31 Probir Sen, cricket wicketkeeper (India in late 40's/early 50's)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 501 - 600 of 945

  • 1966-09-10 James Langridge, cricketer (242 runs & 19 wkts for England), dies
  • 1966-10-13 Father Marriott, cricketer (one Test for England, 11 wickets), dies
  • 1966-10-27 Nigel Haig, cricketer (England pace bowler in 5 Tests 1921-30), dies
  • 1967-01-01 Maurice Leyland, cricketer (41 Tests for England, 2764 runs), dies
  • 1967-01-07 Sid Emery, cricket leg-spinner (NSW & Aus, 5 wkt in 1912 series), dies
  • 1967-01-28 Stanley Coen, cricket (2 Tests for S Af, hs 41 not out, avg 50), dies
  • 1967-02-01 Ernie Bromley, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1933-34), dies
  • 1967-03-13 Frank Worrell, West indian cricketer, dies
  • 1967-06-26 Errol Hunte, cricketer (WI batsman in 3 Tests v England 1930), dies
  • 1967-08-04 Peter Smith, cricketer (Essex leggie, 3 wickets for England), dies
  • 1967-08-26 Dilawar Hussain, cricketer (Indian wicketkeeper in the 1930's), dies
  • 1967-11-14 Colonel C K Nayudu, cricketer (7 Tests for India in 30's), dies
  • 1967-11-23 Freddie Martin, cricket WI batsman, (9 Tests 486 runs 1 century), dies
  • 1967-12-26 S F Barnes, cricketer (27 Tests for England, 189 wickets), dies
  • 1967-12-31 Arthur Mailey, cricketer (10-66 & Aust v Gloucestershire 1921), dies
  • 1968-01-29 Laxmidas Purshottamdas Jai, cricketer (Test for India), dies
  • 1968-05-10 Maurie Sievers, cricket medium-pacer (Austral v England 1936-37), dies
  • 1968-05-20 Albert Hartkopf, cricketer (one Test for Australia), dies
  • 1968-06-27 Norman Norton, cricketer (dismissed Hobbs in only Test for S Af), dies
  • 1968-07-01 Dick Young, cricketer (England wicketkeeper v Aust 1907-08), dies
  • 1968-08-24 Cyril Vincent, cricketer (84 wkts slow lefty for S Af 1927-35), dies
  • 1968-08-25 Stan McCabe, cricketer (39 Tests for Australia 1930-38), dies
  • 1968-11-09 Wally Grout, cricketer (successful Australian WK before Marsh), dies
  • 1968-12-12 Walter Robins, cricketer (19 Tests for England 64 wkts), dies
  • 1969-01-13 Fred Price, cricket wicket-keep (England, v Aust Headingley 1938), dies
  • 1969-03-25 Norman Gallichan, cricketer (one Test for NZ, 30 & 2, 3-113), dies
  • 1969-05-01 George Parker, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1924), dies
  • 1969-07-22 Hammy Love, cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper, played for Australia), dies
  • 1969-09-03 John Lester, American cricketer (b. 1871)
  • 1969-09-09 Cecil Dixon, South African cricket off-spinner (1913-14, dismissed Hobbs twice), dies at 78
  • 1969-10-04 Vibart Wight, cricketer (member of WI 1st Test touring 1928), dies
  • 1969-10-29 Vic Richardson, cricketer (Aussie capt 1935-36), dies
  • 1970-01-27 Probir Sen, cricket (20 catch & 11 stumpings, 14 Tests for Ind), dies
  • 1970-01-28 Tommy Andrews (Aust) 16 Tests 1921-26, cricketer (592 runs), dies
  • 1970-02-13 Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (28 Tests for England, ct 60 stp 12), dies
  • 1970-06-17 Matthew Henderson, cricketer (one Test for NZ 1930), dies
  • 1970-09-06 Gerard Smithson, cricketer (Eng batsman against W Indies 1948), dies
  • 1970-09-19 Greville Stevens, cricketer (10 Tests for England 1922-29), dies
  • 1970-12-01 Frank Smailes, cricketer (England pace bowler Test v India 1946), dies
  • 1971-02-01 Jim A J Christy, cricket (10 Tests for S Af, 638 runs at 34 33), dies
  • 1971-02-26 Edward van der Merwe, South African cricket wicket keeper (2 Tests in 30's), dies at 67
  • 1971-03-16 Chuck Fleetwood-Smith, cricketer (Vict & Aust), dies
  • 1971-03-18 George Wood, England cricket wicketkeeper (v South Africa 1924), dies
  • 1971-05-12 J M Taylor, cricketer (20 Tests 1920-26, 997 runs), dies
  • 1971-05-31 Dainty Ironmonger, cricketer (74 wkts in 14 Tests after age 46), dies
  • 1971-06-17 C Christopher Morris, cricketer (brilliant batsman for Philadelphia), dies
  • 1971-06-24 John Dunning, cricketer (4 Tests for NZ 1933-37), dies
  • 1971-07-01 Lord Learie Constantine, WI cricketer (all-rounder & fielder), dies
  • 1971-07-04 Joe Cox, cricketer (4 wickets in 3 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1971-09-03 Percy Holmes, cricketer (Yorks opener, 7 Tests for Eng 1921-32), dies
  • 1971-09-14 Bill Copson, cricketer (England pace bowler before & after WW2), dies
  • 1971-11-23 Lisle Nagel, Australian cricket opening bowler (1932), dies
  • 1972-01-07 Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies
  • 1972-03-17 Manny Martindale, cricketer (10 Tests for WI, 34 wickets), dies
  • 1972-07-06 Vincent Valentine, WI cricket pace bowler (England 1933), dies
  • 1972-09-04 Alan Kippax, cricketer (1st-class batting average 67), dies
  • 1972-09-10 Sidney Pegler, South African cricket leg spinner (16 Tests), dies at 84
  • 1972-10-18 Ken Wishart, cricketer (WI opening batsman in one Test 1935), dies
  • 1972-11-10 Charlie Hallows, English cricketer who scored 1000 runs in a single month in May 1928, dies at 77
  • 1972-12-11 John Mills, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ in early 1930's, 241 runs), dies
  • 1973-01-24 Alan Lisette, cricketer (took 3 wickets in 2 Tests for NZ 1956), dies
  • 1973-02-08 Herbie Taylor, cricketer (2936 runs in 42 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1973-02-16 Pieter Van der Bijl, cricketer (outstanding S Af bat in 1938-39), dies
  • 1973-03-08 Gordon Leggat, cricketer (9 Tests for NZ, 351 runs at 21 93), dies
  • 1973-04-01 Arthur Wood, cricket wicket-keeper (England 1938-39), dies
  • 1973-04-27 Jim Sims, cricketer (England leg-spinner in 4 Tests 1935-37), dies
  • 1973-07-08 Wilfred Rhodes, cricketer (4187 1st-class wickets, most ever), dies
  • 1973-08-07 Jack Gregory, cricketer (scorer of fastest ton Australia 1921), dies
  • 1973-08-12 John Clay, cricketer (Glamorgan offie in only Test 1935), dies
  • 1973-08-31 Stan Worthington, English cricket pace bowler (9 Tests 1930-36), dies
  • 1973-10-24 Jack Iverson, cricketer (5 Tests 21 wickets S1024 15 23), dies
  • 1973-11-19 Cyril Allcott, cricketer (6 Tests for NZ, 113 runs & 6 wickets), dies
  • 1973-12-16 Syd Barnes, cricketer (13 Tests for Australia 1938-48), dies
  • 1973-12-23 Arthur Richardson, cricketer (9 Tests 1924-26), dies
  • 1974-01-21 Ken Viljoen, cricketer (played 27 Tests for South Africa 1930-47), dies
  • 1974-01-30 Bill Whitty, cricketer (37 wkts v South Africa 1910-11 series), dies
  • 1974-02-14 C S Dempster, cricketer (10 Tests for NZ, 723 runs), dies
  • 1974-05-25 Frank Ward, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1936-38), dies
  • 1974-06-02 Waldemar F Eric Marx, cricketer (3 Tests South Africa v Aust 1921-22), dies
  • 1974-06-17 Yadavendra Singh, cricketer (Yuvraj of Patiala, Test for India), dies
  • 1974-07-09 Ted Bowley, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1929-30), dies
  • 1974-07-28 Jack Ellis, cricketer (Victorian WK, Ashes tourist 1926), dies
  • 1974-08-11 Jack Hill, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1953-55, 8 wickets), dies
  • 1974-08-13 Hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Umpire in 3 Tests for England), dies
  • 1974-12-09 George Carew, cricketer (4 Tests for WI between 1935 & 1949), dies
  • 1975-02-18 Syed Nazir Ali, cricketer (2 Tests for India, 4 wickets), dies
  • 1975-02-27 Neville Cardus, writer/cricketer, dies
  • 1975-07-13 Owen Wynne, cricketer (6 Tests for South Africa 1948-50), lost at sea
  • 1975-12-03 Hugh Thurlow, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1932), dies
  • 1976-01-11 Mervyn Grell, cricketer (Test WI v England 1930, 21 & 13, 0-17), dies
  • 1976-01-30 Percy Tyson "Plum" Lewis, cricketer (pair in only Test for S Af), dies
  • 1976-02-02 Harry Elliott, England cricket wicketkeeper (3 Tests 1927-34), dies
  • 1976-02-03 Neville Lindsay, cricketer (South African batsman in Test v Aust 1921), dies
  • 1976-07-20 Tom Lowry, cricketer (early New Zealand Test captain), dies
  • 1976-08-10 Bert Oldfield, cricketer (54 Tests, 52 stumpings), dies
  • 1976-08-19 Ken Wadsworth, cricketer (Exciting NZ keeper), dies of cancer at 29
  • 1976-08-21 Ken James, cricketer (kept wicket for NZ in 11 Tests), dies
  • 1976-08-25 Perc Hornibrook, cricketer (6 Tests 1928-30, 17 wickets), dies
  • 1976-09-05 A E R Gilligan, cricketer (11 Tests for England 1922-25), dies
  • 1976-11-11 E Q Davies, cricketer (9 runs & 7 wickets in 5 Tests for South Africa), dies