Cricket in History (Part 7)

Events in Sport

Events 601 - 631 of 631

  • 1996-10-20 Wasim Akram (257) & Saqlain Mushtaq gets cricket Test record 313 for 8th wicket, vs Zimbabwe at Sheikhupura
  • 1996-10-24 Hasan Raza makes Test Cricket debut for Pakistan age 14 yrs 238 days
  • 1996-10-28 Goa upset Karnataka to win their 1st Ranji Cricket Trophy game ever
  • 1996-11-07 Wasim Jaffer gets 314* in 2nd cricket FC game for Mumbai v Saurashtra
  • 1996-11-24 Mashonaland defeat Matabeleland to win the Logan Cricket Cup
  • 1996-11-24 Mohammad Wasim scores 109 on Test Cricket debut, Pakistan v NZ Lahore
  • 1996-12-01 Lance Klusener takes 8-64 in debut Test Cricket to trounce India
  • 1996-12-18 Start of 1st Test Cricket match between Zimbabwe & England
  • 1996-12-22 Zimbabwe & England draw Bulawayo Test Cricket with England needing 1 run to win
  • 1996-12-28 India all out for 66 at Durban after making 100 in cricket 1st innings
  • 2006-01-29 Irfan Pathan becomes first bowler to take a Test cricket hat-trick in the opening over of a match
  • 2009-03-03 The Sri Lankan cricket team is attacked by terrorists while on their way to the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore for a Test match against Pakistan.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2010-02-24 Sachin Tendulkar scores the first double century in One Day International cricket

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Cricketer
Sachin Tendulkar
  • 2012-03-16 Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar becomes first cricketer to score 100 international centuries
  • 2012-08-20 South Africa become the top-ranked test cricket nation after defeating England
  • 2013-02-17 Australia defeat the West Indies to win the women's 2013 Cricket World Cup
  • 2013-04-23 West Indian cricketer, Chris Gayle, smashes the fastest century in history (30 balls)
  • 2013-06-23 India defeats England to win the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy in cricket
  • 2013-12-17 Australia wins the 3rd test to take win the 2013-14 Ashes test cricket series
  • 2014-06-01 Kolkata Knight Riders win the Indian Premier League cricket championship
  • 2014-06-03 Hashim Amla becomes the first non-white captain of the South African national cricket team
  • 2014-11-13 Rohit Sharma of India sets a new record of 264 runs against Sri Lanka in an ODI innings in cricket
  • 2014-11-27 Cricketer Phillip Hughes dies two days after being struck on the head by a bouncer
  • 2015-01-18 AB de Villiers makes the fastest century in ODI cricket history from 31 balls against the West Indies
  • 2015-03-29 Cricket World Cup: Australia defeats fellow host New Zealand by 7 wickets to win at the Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • 2015-04-17 James Anderson becomes the highest wicket-taking bowler in England's test cricket history
  • 2015-05-22 Pakistan begin the first test-playing nation cricket tour of Zimbabwe since 2009
  • 2015-05-24 Mumbai Indians defeat Chennai Super Kings to win the 2015 20/20 cricket Indian Premier League
  • 2015-05-30 Alistair Cook becomes the leading run scorer of all time in test cricket for England
  • 2016-01-05 First batsman to ever score 1000 runs in a single innings in cricket - 15 year-old Mumbai schoolboy Pranav Dhanawade is 1009 not out
  • 2017-06-18 Pakistan defeat India to win cricket's Champions Trophy at the Oval in London by 180 runs, Fakhar Zaman scores 114 runs

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 2,037

  • 1926-05-31 Probir Sen, cricket wicketkeeper (India in late 40's/early 50's)
  • 1926-08-09 Denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955)
  • 1926-10-11 John Dewes, cricketer (England opener late 40's early 50's)
  • 1926-10-27 P G "Nana" Joshi, cricket wicketkeeper (Indian during 1950's)
  • 1926-11-22 Zulfiqar Ahmed, Pakistani cricket pace bowler (9 Tests 1952-56)
  • 1926-12-14 Frank King, cricketer (WI fast bowler in 14 Tests in 50's, 29 wkts)
  • 1926-12-24 Ronald Draper, cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1949-50)
  • 1926-12-28 Donald Carr, English cricketer and MCC official, Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1927-01-11 John Hayes, cricketer (NZ fast bowler in 15 Tests 1951-58)
  • 1927-02-18 Fazal Mahmood, cricketer (Pakistani medium-pace workhorse 1952-62)
  • 1927-03-22 George Thoms, cricketer (1 Test Aust against WI 1952, scored 16 & 28)
  • 1927-03-30 Wally Grout, cricketer (great Aussie wicket-keeper)
  • 1927-04-18 Jim De Courcy, cricketer (in Newcastle Australian batsman 1953)
  • 1927-05-01 Israr Ali, cricket pace bowler (Pakistani in 4 Tests 1952-59)
  • 1927-05-05 Sid O'Linn, cricketer (soccer for South Africa 1947, cricket 1960)
  • 1927-05-06 Michael Frederick, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1954, scored 0 & 30)
  • 1927-05-22 Eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's)
  • 1927-06-11 Eric St Eval Atkinson, cricketer (bro of Denis WI pace bowler 1958-59)
  • 1927-06-16 Tom [Thomas] Graveney, English cricket batsman, born in Riding Mill, Northumberland (d. 2015)
  • 1927-07-16 John Warr, England, cricket bowler (avg 281)/president (MCC)
  • 1927-07-18 Zin Harris, cricketer (father of Chris NZ batsman in 50's & 60's)
  • 1927-07-26 G S Ramchand, cricketer (valuable all-rounder in 33 Tests for India)
  • 1927-08-15 Eddie Leadbeater, cricketer (England leg-spinner with an avg of 109)
  • 1927-10-10 Clairmonte Depeiaza, cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955)
  • 1927-10-18 Ramesh Divecha, cricketer (eleven wickets for India in early 50's)
  • 1927-10-25 Hedley Keith, cricketer (solid left-handed for South Africa in the 1950's)
  • 1928-01-01 Khan Mohammad, cricketer (Paki fast-med bowler, 54 wkts in 13 Tests)
  • 1928-01-05 Imtiaz Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistan wicket-keeper in 41 Tests 1952-62)
  • 1928-01-07 Rajindranath, cricketer (4 stumpings in his only Test for India)
  • 1928-01-17 Ken Archer, cricketer (Australian batsman, 5 Tests early 50s)
  • 1928-02-03 C V Gadkari, cricketer (Indian batsman in 6 Tests 1953-55)
  • 1928-02-11 Gerry Alexander, cricket wicketkeeper (WI of 50s & 60s)
  • 1928-02-26 Everton Weekes, cricketer (one of the 3 W's)
  • 1928-03-10 Arthur Milton, cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's)
  • 1928-03-19 Clive Van Ryneveld, cricketer (South African all-rounder 1951-58)
  • 1928-05-31 Pankaj Roy, cricketer (Indian opener, 413 partnership w/Vinoo Mankad)
  • 1928-06-03 John Reid, cricketer (prolific NZ batsman 1949-65)
  • 1928-06-28 Peter Heine, cricketer (solid South African fast bowler in 1950's)
  • 1928-07-10 Jack Nel, cricketer (South African opening bat in 6 Tests 1949-57)
  • 1928-08-02 Malcolm Hilton, Former England cricketer (d. 1990)
  • 1928-10-08 Neil Harvey, cricketer (prolific Australian lefty bat of 50's)
  • 1928-10-18 R H "Deepak" Shodhan, cricketer (century on Test debut for India)
  • 1928-10-24 Ken Hough, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in two Tests v England 1959)
  • 1928-10-27 Datta Gaekwad, cricketer (father of Anshuman, batted in 11 Tests 50's)
  • 1928-11-11 Trevor Meale, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v England 1958)
  • 1928-11-17 Colin McDonald, cricketer (stalwart Australian opening bat for 1950's)
  • 1929-01-23 Ian Thomson, cricketer (England seam bowler v South Africa 1964-65)
  • 1929-01-30 Hugh Tayfield, cricketer (celebrated South African off-spinner 1949-60)
  • 1929-02-09 Lennox Butler, cricketer (1 Test WI v Aust 1955, 16 & 2-151)
  • 1929-03-06 David Sheppard, bishop (Liverpool)/cricketer (England batsman)
  • 1929-03-11 Jackie McGlew, cricketer (dour South African opening bat of the 50')
  • 1929-03-24 Cuan McCarthy, cricketer (36 Test wkts for South Africa, 1 career no-ball)
  • 1929-05-01 Sonny Ramadhin, cricket spin bowler (great WI)
  • 1929-05-02 Sydney Gedye, cricketer (opening batsman in four Tests for NZ 1964)
  • 1929-05-15 Jack Flavell, cricketer (England pace bowler in 4 Tests 1961-64)
  • 1929-05-21 Paul Winslow, cricketer (big-hitter for South Africa, 108 v England 1955)
  • 1929-05-28 Leslie Wight, cricketer (one Test WI v India 1953, scored 21)
  • 1929-06-08 Ventappa Muddiah, cricketer (Indian off-spinner in 2 Tests 1959-61)
  • 1929-06-14 Alan Davidson, cricketer (mighty Australian lefty quick all-rounder)
  • 1929-06-21 Agha Saadat Ali, cricketer (Paki bat in Test v NZ 1956, scored 8*)
  • 1929-07-05 Tony Lock, English cricketer and left-arm spinner who took 174 wickets for England, born in Limpsfield, Surrey (d. 1995)
  • 1929-07-24 Alfred Binns, West Indian cricket wicketkeeper (1953-56)
  • 1929-09-25 John Rutherford, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1956)
  • 1929-10-06 Les Favell, cricketer (stoic Australian batsman late 50's)
  • 1929-10-25 Peter Loader, cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA)
  • 1929-10-28 Narotam Puna, cricketer (Bombay NZ off-spinner v England 1966)
  • 1929-11-08 Trevor McMahon, NZ cricket wicketkeeper (v India & Pak 1955-56)
  • 1929-12-11 S P "Fergie" Gupte, cricketer (brilliant Indian leg-spinner)
  • 1929-12-12 Doug Ford, cricket wicket-keeper (successful NSW of 50's)
  • 1929-12-15 Keith Andrew, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63)
  • 1929-12-22 Wazir Mohammad, cricketer (eldest of Pakistan's 4 Mohammed brothers)
  • 1929-12-31 Peter May, English cricketer (dashing batsman of 50's), born in Reading (d. 1994)
  • 1930-01-19 John Waite, cricket wicket-keeper (great South African)
  • 1930-03-01 C D Gopinath, cricketer (batted in 8 Tests for India in the 1950's)
  • 1930-03-14 Ray Flockton, cricketer (prolific NSW batsman of 50's)
  • 1930-03-29 G R Sunderam, cricket pace bowler (2 Tests India v NZ 1955-56)
  • 1930-04-10 Shuja-ud-Din, cricketer (batted in 19 Tests for Pakistan 1954-62)
  • 1930-04-20 Alan Oakman, cricketer (England batsman against Australia 1956)
  • 1930-04-25 Roy Marshall, cricket opener (prolific Hampshire only 4 Tests for WI)
  • 1930-04-29 Alf Valentine, Jamaican cricketer (great West Indian lefty spinner)
  • 1930-06-01 Matt Poore, cricketer (NZ batsman in 14 tests 1953-56 average 15.43)
  • 1930-06-03 Michael Melle, cricketer (South African pace bowler of early 1950's)
  • 1930-06-06 Frank Tyson, cricketer ("Typhoon" England pace destroyer mid-50's), born in Farnworth, Lancashire, (2015)
  • 1930-06-07 Ian Leggat, cricketer (1 Test v South Africa 1953-54 without distinction)
  • 1930-06-12 Jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener of 50s)
  • 1930-06-16 Brian Statham, cricketer (masterful England quick for two decades)
  • 1930-06-17 Brian Statham, cricketer
  • 1930-07-09 Roy McLean, cricketer (prolific South African batsman played 40 Tests)
  • 1930-07-11 John Alabaster, cricketer (NZ most prolific leg-spinner with 49 wkts)
  • 1930-07-25 Murray Chapple, cricketer (NZ Test batsman through the 1950's)
  • 1930-08-23 Jack Bannister, English cricketer (Warwickshire stalwart) and commentator (BBC), born in Wolverhampton, West Midlands (d. 2016)
  • 1930-08-26 Joe Solomon, cricketer (WI batsman of 50's Cap fell on wkt v Aust)
  • 1930-08-30 Noel Harford, Winston New Zealand, NZ cricketer
  • 1930-09-29 Ramnath Kenny, cricketer (batted in 5 Tests for India in 1950's)
  • 1930-10-02 J M Ghorpade, cricketer (8 Tests for India 1952-59 with little impact)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1930-10-06 Richie Benaud, cricket captain (great Aussie leg-spinner) and commentator, born in Penrith, New South Wales

Cricketer and Commentator Richie Benaud
Cricketer and Commentator
Richie Benaud
  • 1930-11-14 Alan Moss, cricket pace bowler (England during 50's)
  • 1930-11-24 C T Patankar, cricketer (kept wicket in one Test India v NZ 1955-56)
  • 1930-11-24 Ken Barrington, cricketer (tough England batsman)
  • 1930-12-15 Alim-ud-Din, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 25 Tests 1954-62)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 601 - 700 of 946

  • 1976-12-18 George Emmett, cricketer (England opener v Aust Old Trafford 1948), dies
  • 1976-12-21 Edward Bartlett, cricketer (WI Test batsman in 5 Tests 1928-31), dies
  • 1976-12-25 Arthur Mitchell, cricketer (batted in 6 Tests for Eng 1933-36), dies
  • 1977-01-29 E P "Buster" Nupen, cricketer (50 wickets for S Af, lost eye), dies
  • 1977-02-22 Jack O'Connor, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests for England 1929-30), dies
  • 1977-04-03 Jack Ryder, cricketer (20 Tests for Aust, 1394 runs), dies
  • 1977-04-20 Len Johnson, cricketer (one Test for Australia, 3-66 & 3-8), dies
  • 1977-06-09 Bill Merritt, cricketer (6 Tests of leg-spin for NZ, 12 wkts), dies
  • 1977-07-29 Austin Matthews, cricketer (Test Eng v NZ 1937), dies
  • 1977-09-13 Arthur Fagg, cricketer (5 Tests for England 1936-39/umpire), dies
  • 1977-10-18 Rolph Grant, cricketer (West Indian capt on 1939 England tour), dies
  • 1977-11-22 Reg Perks, England cricket pace bowler (1938-39), dies
  • 1977-12-07 Paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies
  • 1978-01-09 Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies
  • 1978-01-22 Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer (54 Tests for England 4555 runs), dies
  • 1978-03-13 Ghulam Mustafa Guard, cricketer (3 wkts in 2 Tests for India), dies
  • 1978-03-17 George Dickinson, cricketer (8 wickets in 3 Tests for NZ), dies
  • 1978-03-29 Jayasinghrao Mansinghrao Ghorpade, cricketer (8 Tests for India), dies
  • 1978-03-30 George Paine, lefty cricket spinner (for England in WI 1935), dies
  • 1978-03-30 Harold Gimblett, cricketer (Batted in 3 Tests for England), suicide
  • 1978-05-05 Alfred H H Gilligan, cricketer (4 Tests for England), dies
  • 1978-05-13 Albert Roberts, cricketer (5 Tests for NZ, 7 wickets), dies
  • 1978-05-19 George Gladstone, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1930), dies
  • 1978-08-21 Vinoo Mankad, cricketer (44 Tests for India, 2,109 runs), dies
  • 1978-10-18 Frank Woolley, cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies
  • 1978-10-26 George Grant, cricketer (WI Test captain through early 1930's), dies
  • 1978-11-13 George Hearne, South African cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies
  • 1979-02-02 Jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener), commits suicide
  • 1979-02-05 Eddie Paynter, cricketer (20 Tests for England, avg 59.23), dies
  • 1979-02-09 C I J Smith, cricket all-rounder (5 Tests for England 1935-37), dies
  • 1979-02-21 Glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies
  • 1979-03-17 Merv Inverarity, cricketer (father of John WA player 1925-40), dies
  • 1979-04-02 Ivan Barrow, cricketer (11 Tests for West Indies 1930-39), dies
  • 1979-05-01 Berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin, cricketer (2 Tests for WI), dies
  • 1979-05-31 Nigel Howard, cricketer (England captain 1951-52 tour of India), dies
  • 1979-06-04 Edward Dawson, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1927-30), dies
  • 1979-06-29 Ben Barnett, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1938), dies
  • 1979-07-07 D P Conyngham, cricketer (one Test for South Africa), dies
  • 1979-07-09 Janardhan Gnanoba Navle, cricketer (2 Tests for India), dies
  • 1979-07-17 Doug Meintjes, South African cricket pace bowler (v England 1922-23), dies
  • 1979-08-23 Mian Mohammad Saeed, cricketer (1st Pakistan capt 1948-49), dies
  • 1979-08-31 E J "Tiger" Smith, England cricket wicket-keeper 1911-14), dies
  • 1979-09-12 Denis Smith, cricketer (England left-handed batsman 1935), dies
  • 1979-10-26 Jackie Grant, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930-35), dies
  • 1979-11-14 Bill Farrimond, England cricket wicketkeeper (4 Tests 1930-35), dies
  • 1979-12-14 Nirode Ranjan Chowdhury, cricketer (2 Tests for India, avg 205), dies
  • 1979-12-21 Bill Anderson, cricketer (Test for NZ 1946, scored five & one), dies
  • 1980-01-12 Hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies
  • 1980-01-31 J P Duminy, cricket (30 runs at 5 & 1 wkt at 39 in 3 Test S Af), dies
  • 1980-02-28 Ian Alexander Ross Peebles, cricketer (45 wkts for England), dies
  • 1980-03-18 Herman Griffith, cricketer (13 Tests for WI, 44 wickets), dies
  • 1980-04-02 Dick Howorth, cricketer (England slow lefty all-rounder late 40's), dies
  • 1980-04-12 Stanley De Silva, cricketer (motor bike Sri Lanka '79 World Cup), dies
  • 1980-05-02 Clarrie Grimmett, cricket (36 Tests for Australia, 216 wickets), dies
  • 1980-05-20 Jack Walsh, cricketer (at Wallsend)/commentator (NBN), dies
  • 1980-06-10 Denys Morkel, South African cricketer (batsman scored 663 runs 1927-32), dies
  • 1980-07-18 Naoomal Jeoomal, cricketer (3 Tests for India 1932-34, 108 runs), dies
  • 1980-08-02 Verdun John Scott, cricketer (ten Tests for NZ), dies
  • 1980-08-09 P K "Perker" Lee, cricketer (Australian bowler 1931-33, 2 Tests), dies
  • 1980-08-21 Jack Cheetham, cricketer (15 Tests as South African capt, won 7 lost 5), dies
  • 1980-09-08 Bruce Dooland, cricketer (prolific leggie for Notts), dies
  • 1980-10-10 Walter Keeton, cricketer (opening bat in 2 Test for Eng 1934-39), dies
  • 1980-10-14 S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies
  • 1980-11-21 Jim Parks Sr, Kent cricket all-rounder (only Test for England), dies
  • 1980-11-22 Herbert Wade, cricketer (South African batsman & captain 1935-36), dies
  • 1980-11-23 Herby Wade, cricketer (South African capt 10 Tests 1935-36), dies
  • 1980-12-05 Don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies
  • 1980-12-28 Amir Elahi, cricketer, 1st Pakistani Test cricketer to die
  • 1980-12-31 Arthur Wellard, cricketer (2 Tests for England, legendary 6-hitter), dies
  • 1981-02-15 Jack Crapp, cricketer (7 Tests for England 1948-49, 319 runs), dies
  • 1981-03-06 George Geary, cricketer (14 Tests for England, 46 wickets), dies
  • 1981-03-14 Ken Barrington, cricketer (82 Tests for England, 6806 runs), dies
  • 1981-03-26 Tim Wall, cricketer (SA v NSW 1933 is Sheffield Shield record), dies
  • 1981-03-30 Noel Harford, cricketer (8 Tests for NZ 1955-58), dies
  • 1981-04-16 Eric Hollies, cricketer (13 Tests for England, 44 wickets), dies
  • 1981-04-21 Harry Lee, cricketer (scored 18 & 1 in only Test for England), dies
  • 1981-05-08 Maurice Fernandes, cricket captain (WI in 1st Test win, 1930 v Eng), dies
  • 1981-05-09 C E "Nip" Pellew, cricketer (10 Tests 484 runs at 37), dies
  • 1981-06-03 Eric Dalton, South African cricketer (698 runs for South Africa at 31 72), dies at 74
  • 1981-08-14 Dudley Nourse, cricketer (34 Tests for South Africa, 2960 runs), dies
  • 1981-08-31 Victor Trumper Jr, cricketer (7 games for NSW, 74 runs 12 wkts), dies
  • 1981-09-09 Phiroz Edulji Palia, cricket (2 Tests for India, 29 runs & 0-13), dies
  • 1981-11-22 Jack Fingleton, cricketer (18 Tests for Australia, 1189 runs), dies
  • 1982-01-03 Derek Sealy, cricketer (West Indies 1930-39), dies
  • 1982-02-10 K R Meher-Homji, cricket wk (Test as Indian, catch no stumped), dies
  • 1982-02-12 Hal Hooker, cricket (307 partners with Kippax for last wicket), dies
  • 1982-02-25 J K Irani, cricket wicketkeeper (2 Tests for India 1947-48), dies
  • 1982-04-20 Andrew Sandham, cricketer (325 Eng 1930, 879 runs in 14 Tests), dies
  • 1982-04-28 EW "Nobby" Clark, Engl cricketer (32 wickets in 8 Tests 1929-34), dies
  • 1982-06-13 Ken "Slasher" Mackay, cricketer (Aussie all-rounder 1956-63), dies
  • 1982-07-15 Donald Beard, cricketer (4 Tests for NZ 1952-56), dies
  • 1982-07-30 Frank Nicholson, South African cricket wicket-keeper (1935-36), dies
  • 1982-08-24 Jack Siedle, cricketer (batted in 18 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1982-08-28 G W A Chubb, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, 21 wickets), dies
  • 1982-09-19 Fred Badcock, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ 1930-33, 16 wkts), dies
  • 1982-09-26 Alec Hurwood, cricketer (Australian off-spinner v WI 1930-31), dies
  • 1982-09-29 H C Slinger Nitschke, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1931-32), dies
  • 1982-12-13 Jack Badcock, cricketer (7 Tests, 1 century but inconsistent), dies
  • 1982-12-18 Raymond Emery, cricketer (2 Tests NZ v WI 1952, 46 runs, 2 wkts), dies
  • 1983-01-22 Fred Bakewell, cricketer (dashing England bat of 30s, 6 Tests), dies