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Allan Border

Cricketer Allan Border

Profession: Cricketer


Why Famous: Captain of Australia team

Born: July 27, 1955
Birthplace: Cremorne, New South Wales, Australia
Age: 65 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo

Events in the Life of Allan Border

  • 1977-01-30 Allan Border scores 36 in his 1st-class innings (NSW v Qld)
  • 1979-02-10 Allan Border is named 12th man for Australia, only Test Cricket he misses
  • 1980-03-23 Australian cricketer Allan Border becomes the first and only batsman to reach 150 in each innings of a test, in the 3rd test vs Pakistan in Lahore
  • 1984-12-07 Allan Border's 1st Test Cricket match as captain (v WI Adelaide)
  • 1985-05-25 Allan Border scores 4th successive 1st class 100 (v Derbyshire)
  • 1986-10-19 Allan Border scores the 1,000,000th run in all test cricket (v India, Bombay)
  • 1987-12-14 Allan Border scores 205 v NZ to become Australia's top rungetter
  • 1989-01-26 Allan Border takes 7-46 against the West Indies at the SCG
  • 1991-03-25 Allan Border takes 5-68 v WI at Bourda (!), Georgetown
  • 1993-02-26 Allan Border beats Gavaskar's record for most Test Cricket runs 10,123
  • 1994-03-29 Last day of Test cricket for Allan Border
  • 1996-03-26 Last day of 1st-class cricket for Allan Border (Qld v Vic)

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