Richard Hadlee

Cricketer Richard Hadlee Full Name: Richard Hadlee

New Zealand

Profession: Cricketer
Why Famous: Regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers and all-rounders in cricketing history.

Born: July 3, 1951 (66 years old)
Star Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand

Historical Events in the Life of Richard Hadlee

  • 1976-02-17 Richard Hadlee takes 7-23 v India, his 1st match-winning spell
  • 1980-02-12 Richard Hadlee becomes NZ's top wicket-taker with 117
  • 1980-02-26 Richard Hadlee scores Test Cricket century v Roberts, Garner, Holding, Croft
  • 1985-11-09 Richard Hadlee takes 9-52 v Australia at the Gabba
  • 1987-04-21 Richard Hadlee makes highest Test Cricket score of 151* (v Sri Lanka)
  • 1990-02-04 Richard Hadlee takes his 400th Test Cricket wicket (Sanjay Manjrekar)
  • 1990-07-09 Richard Hadlee takes 5-53 to end his Test Cricket career with 431 wkts
  • 1990-07-10 Last day of Test Cricket for Richard Hadlee
  • 1994-01-30 Kapil Dev equals Richard Hadlee's world record of 431 Test wkts

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