Famous Cricketers in History (Part 10)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 1,911

  • 1940-04-24 David Larter, Scottish cricket fast bowler (10 Tests England, 37 wickets; Northamptonshire), born in Inverness, Scotland
  • 1940-04-29 Brian Taber, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (Australian between Grout & Marsh), born in Wagga Wagga, Australia
  • 1940-05-02 Bryan Davis, West Indian cricketer (bro of Charlie WI batsman v Australia 1965), born in Belmont, Port of Spain, Trinidad
  • 1940-05-18 Pat Trimborn, South African cricket fast bowler (4 Tests, 11 wickets), born in Durban, Natal, South Africa
  • 1940-05-22 E. A. S. Prasanna, Indian cricketer (one of India's big four spinners), born in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India
  • 1940-06-03 Richard Edwards, West Indian cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 18 wickets; Barbados), born in Christ Church, Barbados
  • 1940-06-05 Tiger Lance, South African cricketer (South African batting all-rounder 1961-67) (d. 2010)
  • 1940-06-23 Mike Shrimpton, cricketer (occasional NZ Test batsman 1963-74)
  • 1940-07-10 Keith Stackpole, Australian cricketer (aggressive Australian opener 1966-74), born in Collingwood, Australia
  • 1940-08-01 Mervyn Kitchen, English cricketer and umpire, born in Nailsea, Somerset
  • 1940-08-08 Dilip Sardesai, cricketer (high scoring Indian batsman of 60's)
  • 1940-08-12 Eddie Barlow, cricketer (Great South African all-rounder)
  • 1940-08-20 Rex Sellers, Australian cricketer leg-spinner (bowled 5 overs in Tests), born in Bulsar, Gujarat, India
  • 1940-10-05 Bob Cowper, Australian cricketer (307 v England at the MCG 1966), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1940-10-21 Geoffrey Boycott, cricketer (stoic England opener 1964-82)
  • 1940-11-13 Jack Birkenshaw, English cricketer (England off-spinner 1973-74), born in Rothwell, England
  • 1940-11-16 Chris Balderstone, English cricket batsman (England, belated faced WI in 1976), born in Huddersfield, England (d. 2000)
  • 1940-11-21 Javed Akhtar, cricketer (Pakistani off-spinner took 0-52 in 1962 Test)
  • 1940-12-01 Mike Denness, English cricket batsman and captain (28 Tests, top score 188), born in Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 2013)
  • 1940-12-18 Arnold Long, cricketer (prolific wicketkeeper for Surrey & Sussex)
  • 1941-01-05 Bob Cunis, New Zealand cricketer (New Zealand pace bowler of the late 60's), born in Whangarei, New Zealand (d. 2008)
  • 1941-01-05 Mansur Ali Khan, Indian cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, Indian batsman & capt), born in Bhopal, India (d. 2011)
  • 1941-02-10 John Hampshire, cricketer (of Yorkshire Century on debut for Eng 1969)
  • 1941-02-12 Ross Morgan, cricketer (NZ batsman in 20 Tests 1965-72)
  • 1941-02-23 Robin Bynoe, cricketer (WI opening batsman in 4 Tests 1959-67)
  • 1941-02-26 Keith Thomson, New Zealand cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v India 1968), born in Methven, New Zealand
  • 1941-03-21 Malcolm Francke, cricketer (leg-spinner, Ceylon 1956 to Qld 1984)
  • 1941-04-01 Ajit Wadekar, Indian cricket batsman and captain (37 Tests; top score 143), born in Mumbai, India (d. 2018)
  • 1941-05-07 Grahame Bilby, New Zealand cricketer (two Tests NZ v England 1966), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1941-05-11 Ian Redpath, cricketer (dependable Australian opening batsman 1964-76)
  • 1941-05-14 Nasim-ul-Ghani, cricketer (Pakistani left-handed all-rounder 1958-73)
  • 1941-05-15 Cyril Cooray, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test umpire on intl panel)
  • 1941-06-24 Graham McKenzie, cricketer (prolific Australian pace bowler 1961-71)
  • 1941-06-30 John Jameson, English cricketer (England batsman, 465 p/ship with Kanhai), born in Bombay, British India
  • 1941-06-30 Peter Pollock, South African cricketer (brother of Graeme, father of Shaun, S African quickie), born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa
  • 1941-07-13 Graeme Corling, Australian cricket fast bowler (1964 England tour)
  • 1941-07-17 Bob Taylor, cricketer wicket-keeper (too often in Knotty's shadow)
  • 1941-08-14 Peter Truscott, New Zealand cricketer (one Test NZ v Pakistan 1965, 3 & 26), born in Pahiatua, Manawatu, New Zealand
  • 1941-09-04 Ramesh Sethi, Kenyan cricketer, born in Kenya
  • 1941-09-29 David Steele, British cricketer (England batsman, courageous v Lillee 1975), born in Bradeley, Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • 1941-10-13 John Snow, English cricketer (fiery England quickie Unpopular with Aussies), born in Peopleton, Worcestershire, England
  • 1941-10-23 Colin Milburn, cricketer (England bat whose career was cut short)
  • 1941-10-29 Brian Yuile, New Zealand cricketer (NZ slow left-armer took 34 wkts in 17 Tests), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • 1941-12-08 Geoff Hurst, cricketer (Essex 1962, better known as soccer immortal)
  • 1941-12-10 Jeff Jones, Welsh cricket fast bowler (15 Tests England, 44 wickets), born in Dafen, Carmarthenshire, Wales
  • 1941-12-14 Barry Hadlee, New Zealand cricket batsman (brother of Sir Richard & Dayle; NZ World Cup 1975), born in Christchurch, Canterbury
  • 1941-12-31 Milkha Singh, Indian cricketer (brother of Kripal Singh India batsman in 4 Tests), born in Madras, India (d. 2017)
  • 1942-01-14 Ian Brayshaw, Australian cricketer & footballer, born in South Perth, Australia
  • 1942-01-23 Laurie Mayne, Australian cricketer (Australian pace bowler in 6 Tests 1965-70), born in Westonia, West Australia
  • 1942-01-30 David J. Brown, English cricketer (Warwicks pace bowler, played 26X for England), born in Walsall, United Kingdom
  • 1942-02-01 David Sincock, Australian cricket spin bowler (3 Tests, 8 wickets), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1942-03-07 U N Kulkarni, Indian cricketer (pace bowler in four Tests 1967-68), born in Alibagh, India
  • 1942-04-05 Arthur Barrett, West Indian cricketer (WI leggie early 70's), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1942-04-28 Mike Brearley, English cricketer (outstanding England captain 1977-81), born in Harrow, Middlesex, England
  • 1942-05-08 Robin Hobbs, cricketer (England leg-spinner 1967-71)
  • 1942-05-24 Ali Bacher, South African cricketer (South African batsman and captain in 60's), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1942-06-09 Richard Hutton, English cricketer (son of Len, 5 Tests 1971), born in Pudsey, England
  • 1942-06-11 Somachandra De Silva, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan leg-spinner 1982-84), born in Galle, Sri Lanka
  • 1942-09-25 Peter Petherick, New Zealand cricketer (NZ slow lefty 1976-77, hat-trick on debut), born in Ranfurly, New Zealand (d. 2015)
  • 1942-09-29 Rajinder Goel, cricketer (slow lefty who didn't play for India)
  • 1942-11-11 Roy Fredericks, West Indian cricketer (brilliant WI lefty opener 169 v Aust 1975), born in East Bank, Guyana (d. 2000)
  • 1942-11-14 Jackie Du Preez, Zimbabwe cricket spin bowler (2 Tests, South Africa; Zimbabwe Test selector), born in Harare, Zimbabwe (d. 2020)
  • 1942-12-08 Hemant Kanitkar, cricketer (batted in two Tests India v WI 1974)
  • 1942-12-26 Barry Wood, cricketer (England opener in early 70's)
  • 1943-03-30 Bob Blewett, cricketer (father of Greg South Aust batsman 1975-79)
  • 1943-04-07 Dennis Amiss, cricketer (prolific English batsman)
  • 1943-04-16 Johnny Watkins, Australian cricketer (NSW leg-spinner, bowled 6 overs for Aust), born in Newcastle, New South Wales
  • 1943-05-09 Maurice Foster, Jamaican cricketer (West Indies batsman of 70's), born in St. Mary, Jamaica
  • 1943-05-20 Deryck Murray, cricket wicket-keeper (West Indian 1963-80)
  • 1943-06-06 Asif Iqbal, Pakistani cricketer (elegant Pakistani batsman 1964-80), born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • 1943-07-12 Bruce Taylor, New Zealand cricket all-rounder (30 Tests, 111 wickets; 2 x 100s), born in Timaru, New Zealand (d. 2021)
  • 1943-08-10 Shafqat Rana, Pakistan cricket batsman (5 Tests, top score 95), born in Simla, British Punjab
  • 1943-08-14 Barrie Leadbeater, English cricketer and umpire, born in Harehills, Leeds
  • 1943-09-26 Ian Chappell, Australian cricket batsman, captain, broadcaster (75 Tests; 5,345 @ 42.42), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1943-10-01 Naushad Ali, Pakistan cricket wicket keeper, administrator, match referee (6 Tests), born in Gwalior, India
  • 1943-10-11 Keith Boyce, West Indian cricketer (big-hitting WI all-rounder of 70's), born in Castle, St Peter, Barbados (d. 1996)
  • 1943-10-19 Michael Findlay, cricket wicket-keeper (WI early 70's)
  • 1943-11-09 John Shepherd, cricketer (WI all-rounder 1969-71, later in South Africa), born in Belleplaine, Barbados
  • 1943-11-22 Mushtaq Mohammad, Pakistani cricket all-rounder (57 Tests @ 39.17; 10 x 100, 19 x 50, 79 wickets; brother of Hanif), born in Junagadh, India
  • 1943-11-24 Barry Milburn, cricketer (NZ wicket-keeper in three Tests 1969)
  • 1943-12-25 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 2008)
  • 1944-01-01 Charlie Davis, West Indies cricket batsman (15 Tests, 4 x 100s, 54.20 average), born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
  • 1944-01-31 John Inverarity, cricketer (Australian batsman 1968-72)
  • 1944-02-22 Ranjit Fernando, Sri Lankan cricket wicket-keeper (1975 World Cup), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1944-02-27 Graeme Pollock, South African cricketer (South African batting prodigy), born in Durban, South Africa
  • 1944-03-09 Geoff Arnold, English cricketer (England medium-pacer in 34 Tests 1967-75), born in Earlsfield, Surrey, England
  • 1944-03-09 Lee Irvine, South African cricketer (batsman, only Tests in 1970), born in Durban, Natal
  • 1944-03-23 Salim Altaf, cricketer (Pakistan medium-pacer in 21 Tests 1967-78)
  • 1944-04-18 Irvine Shillingford, West Indian cricketer (cousin of Grayson, 4 Tests for WI), born in Dublanc, Dominica
  • 1944-05-10 Abdul Kadir, cricketer (Pakistani batsman-keeper in 4 Tests 1964-65)
  • 1944-05-11 John Benaud, Australian cricketer (brother of Richie, Australian bat 1972-73), born in Auburn, New South Wales
  • 1944-05-13 Clive Radley, cricketer (England batsman in 8 Tests 1978)
  • 1944-05-17 Arif Butt, Pakistani cricketer (pace bowler for Pakistan in three Tests 1964-65), born in Lahore, Punjab, British India (d. 2007)
  • 1944-05-20 Keith Fletcher, cricket captain (Essex & England)
  • 1944-07-13 Eric Freeman, Australian cricket fast bowler (11 Tests, 34 wickets, 2 x 50s; South Australia), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 2020)
  • 1944-07-17 Mark Burgess, New Zealand cricketer (NZ batsman of the 70's), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1944-08-09 Terry Jenner, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1971-75)
  • 1944-08-16 Mufasir-ul-Haq, cricketer (Pakistan left-arm quick, 1 Test)
  • 1944-08-31 Clive Lloyd, West Indies cricket batsman, captain (110 Tests; 7,515 runs @ 46.67), born in Georgetown, British Guiana
  • 1944-10-16 Bob Cottam, cricketer (England fast-medium on 2 India/Pakistan tours)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 901 - 1,000 of 1,041

  • 2005-06-18 Syed Mushtaq Ali, Indian cricketer (b. 1914)
  • 2005-08-21 David Ironside, South African cricketer (South African swing bowler in 3 Tests v NZ 1953-54), dies at 80
  • 2005-09-08 Noel Cantwell, Irish cricketer and footballer (b. 1932)
  • 2006-01-19 Geoff Rabone, New Zealand cricket all-rounder, captain (NZ 12 Tests @ 31.22, 16 wickets), dies at 84
  • 2006-02-07 Shujauddin Butt, Pakistani cricketer (batted in 19 Tests for Pakistan 1954-62), dies at 75
  • 2006-03-09 Dennis Brookes, English cricketer (one Test England v WI 1948, scored 10 & 7), dies at 90
  • 2006-05-14 James Botten, South African cricketer (all-rounder in 1965 South African series v England), dies at 67
  • 2006-06-15 Herb Pearson, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1910)
  • 2006-06-23 Budhi Kunderan, Indian cricket wicketkeeper and batsman (18 Tests), dies of lung cancer at 66
  • 2006-07-01 Fred Trueman, England cricket fast bowler (England 67 Tests, 307 wickets), dies of small cell carcinoma at 75
  • 2006-08-26 Sir Clyde Walcott, West Indian cricket batsman (44 Tests @ 56.68; 15 x 100s) and administrator (ICC chairman 1997-2000), dies at 80
  • 2006-09-29 Walter Hadlee, New Zealand cricket batsman (11 Tests; father of Richard & Dayle), dies from a stroke at 91
  • 2006-11-16 Geoff Griffin, South African cricket fast bowler (2 Tests; first RSA Test hat-trick 1960; throwing controversy), dies at 67
  • 2006-11-17 Tony Pithey, Rhodesian cricket batsman (17 Tests for South Africa; top score 154, 1965), dies at 73
  • 2006-11-26 Graham Roope, Englishcricketer (England batsman in 21 Tests 1972-78), dies at 60
  • 2007-03-16 Manjural Islam, Bangladeshi test cricketer, dies at 22
  • 2007-03-18 Bob Woolmer, England cricket all-rounder, coach (19 Tests, coach Pakistan, South Africa), dies of diabetes at 58
  • 2007-04-25 Arthur Milton, English footballer and cricketer (b. 1928)
  • 2007-04-25 Les Jackson, English cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 7 wickets; Derbyshire), dies at 86
  • 2007-05-25 Bill Johnston, Australian cricket fast/spin bowler (40 Tests, 160 wickets @ 23.91; Victoria), dies at 85
  • 2007-11-12 Khanmohammed Ibrahim, Indian cricketer (b. 1919)
  • 2007-11-21 Noel McGregor, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1931)
  • 2007-12-25 Desmond Barrick, English Cricketer (b. 1927)
  • 2007-12-25 John Hayes, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (15 Tests, 30 wickets), dies at 80
  • 2008-03-14 Taslim Arif, Pakistan cricket wicket-keeper (6 Tests; top score 210no v Aust 1980), dies of lung infection at 53
  • 2008-03-16 Bill Brown, Australian cricketer (Australian opener of the 30's & 40's), dies at 95
  • 2008-06-22 Jane McGrath, British-Australian cancer support campaigner (wife of Australian Test cricketer Glenn McGrath), dies at 42
  • 2008-07-19 Eddie Fuller, South African cricketer (South African fast bowler in 7 Tests 1952-58), dies at 76
  • 2008-08-01 Ashok Mankad, Indian cricketer (son of Vinoo, batted for India 1969-78), dies at 61
  • 2008-11-07 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), dies of cancer at 64
  • 2008-11-27 Paul Hibbert, Australian cricketer (one Test Aust v India 1977, scored 13 & 2), dies at 56
  • 2009-01-21 Pat Crawford, Australian cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1956), dies at 75
  • 2009-03-10 Denis Begbie, South African cricketer (South African batsman in five Tests 1948-50), dies at 94
  • 2009-04-05 George Tribe, Australian cricket spin bowler (3 Tests; Northamptonshire; 66 VFL games Footscray), dies at 88
  • 2009-07-04 Khan Mohammad, Pakistani cricket fast bowler (13 Tests, 54 wickets; Pakistan's first ball and wicket in Test cricket), dies of prostate cancer at 81
  • 2009-10-01 V. M. Muddiah, Indian cricket spin bowler (2 Tests, 3 wickets), dies from stroke complications at 80
  • 2009-12-23 Irvine Shillingford, West Indian cricketer (4 Tests for WI), dies at 65
  • 2010-04-04 Alec Bedser, English cricketer (mighty post-war England medium-pacer), dies at 91
  • 2010-04-06 Tony MacGibbon, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (took 70 wickets in 1950's), dies at 85
  • 2010-05-21 Trevor Meale, New Zealand cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v England 1958), dies at 81
  • 2010-10-01 Ian Buxton, English football forward (Derby County) and cricket all-rounder (Derbyshire captain), dies at 72
  • 2010-10-20 Parthasarathy Sharma, Indian cricket batsman (5 Tests, 1 x 50), dies at 62
  • 2010-11-10 Tiger Lance, South African cricketer (South African batting all-rounder 1961-67), dies at 70
  • 2010-12-27 Keith Andrew, English cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63), dies at 81
  • 2011-02-10 Trevor Bailey, English cricket all-rounder, writer and broadcaster (61 Tests, top score 134, 132 wickets; BBC), dies in a fire in his retirement flat at 87
  • 2011-04-16 Gerry Alexander, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (25 Tests, top score 108, 90 dismissals), dies at 82
  • 2011-05-25 Terry Jenner, Australian cricketer (b. 1944)
  • 2011-08-03 Allan Watkins, Welsh cricket all-rounder, (15 Tests, England @ 40.15, 11 wickets; Glamorgan), dies at 89
  • 2011-11-12 Peter Roebuck, English cricketer and journalist, dies at 55
  • 2011-11-19 Basil D'Oliveira, English cricket all-rounder (44 Tests, 2,484 @ 40.06, 47 wickets), dies form Parkinson's disease at 80
  • 2011-12-03 Sam Loxton, Australian cricket batsman (12 Tests, top score 101; National team selector 1970-81), dies at 90
  • 2012-03-04 Runako Morton, West Indian cricketer, dies in a traffic collision at 33
  • 2012-05-05 Raman Surendranath, Indian cricket fast bowler (11 Tests, 26 wickets), dies at 75
  • 2012-07-12 Alimuddin, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 25 Tests 1954-62), dies at 81

Person of interestTony Greig

2012-12-29 Tony Greig, English cricket captain, all-rounder (1972-77) and commentator, dies from a heart attack at 66

Cricketer and Commentator Tony Greig
Cricketer and Commentator
Tony Greig
  • 2013-01-06 Neil Adcock, South African cricket fast bowler (26 Tests, 104 wickets @ 21.10), dies from bowel cancer at 81
  • 2013-01-13 Rusi Surti, Indian cricketer (Indian slow lefty, hat-trick for Qld 1969), dies from complications from a stroke at 76
  • 2013-03-01 Sammy Guillen, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (5 Tests West Indies & 3 Tests New Zealand), dies at 88
  • 2013-04-19 Mike Denness, English cricket batsman and captain (28 Tests, top score 188), dies from cancer at 72
  • 2013-09-28 Jonathan Fellows-Smith, South African cricket all-rounder (4 Tests), dies at 81
  • 2013-11-22 Reg Simpson, English cricket batsman (27 Tests; best 156no v Australia 1951), dies at 93
  • 2014-05-20 Phil Sharpe, English cricketer, dies at 77
  • 2014-05-24 David Allen, English cricketer (England off-spinner of 60's), dies at 78
  • 2014-06-05 Chris Burger, South African cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1957-58), dies at 78
  • 2014-06-10 Gary Gilmour, Australian cricket all-rounder (15 Tests, 54 wickets, top score 101), dies of liver problems exacerbated by a fall at 62
  • 2014-06-18 Michael Frederick, Barbadian cricketer (one Test WI v England 1954, scored 0 & 30), dies at 87
  • 2014-08-05 Arvind Apte, Indian cricketer (brother of Madhav Scored 8 & 7 in one Test), dies at 79
  • 2014-08-10 Graham Gedye, New Zealand cricket batsman (4 Tests 1964), dies at 85
  • 2014-09-02 Norman Gordon, South African cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 20 wickets; Transvaal), dies at 103
  • 2014-11-16 Ian Craig, Australian cricket batsman and captain (11 Tests), dies from cancer at 79
  • 2014-11-27 Phillip Hughes, Australian cricketer, dies in a coma after being hit by cricket ball 2 days earlier at 25
  • 2014-12-25 Geoff Pullar, English cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's early 60's), dies at 79
  • 2015-03-17 Bob Appleyard, English cricketer (superb England off-spinner, brief career), dies at 90

Person of interestRichie Benaud

2015-04-10 Richie Benaud, Australian cricket captain, broadcaster (62 Tests, 248 wickets), dies of skin cancer at 84

Cricketer and Commentator Richie Benaud
Cricketer and Commentator
Richie Benaud
  • 2015-05-30 Azmat Rana, Pakistan cricket batsman (1 Test, top score 49; 2 ODIs), dies at 63
  • 2015-06-07 Peter Petherick, New Zealand cricketer (NZ slow lefty 1976-77, hat-trick on debut), dies at 72
  • 2015-07-28 Clive Rice, South African cricket all-rounder (WSC 1978-79, ODI 1991; Nottinghamshire), dies from a brain tumour at 66
  • 2015-08-22 Arthur Morris, Australian cricketer (great lefty opening batsman), dies at 93
  • 2015-09-13 Brian Close, English cricketer (played for England between 1949 & 1976), dies at 84
  • 2015-09-27 Frank Tyson, England Test cricket fast bowler/broadcaster (17 Tests, 76 wickets @ 18.56), dies at 85
  • 2015-10-02 Steve Camacho, West Indian cricket batsman, author, administrator (11 Tests, CEO WI Cricket Board), dies at 69
  • 2015-10-25 Basil Williams, West Indian cricket batsman (7 Tests, 2 x 100s; century on debut 1978), dies at 65
  • 2015-11-03 Tom Graveney, England cricket batsman (79 Tests; top score 258; 732 first class games), dies of Parkinson's disease at 88
  • 2016-01-23 Jack Bannister, English cricket commentator (BBC; Talksport radio) and bowler (Warwickshire 1,198 wickets), dies at 85
  • 2016-02-01 Israr Ali, Pakistan cricket all-rounder (4 Tests; member of Pakistan's first Test team that played against India 1952–53), dies of pneumonia at 88
  • 2016-02-17 Andy Ganteaume, Trinidadian cricketer (West Indian batsman who scored 112 in his only Test innings 1948), dies at 95

Person of interestMartin Crowe

2016-03-03 Martin Crowe, New Zealand cricketer and batsman, dies of cancer at 53

Cricketer Martin Crowe
Cricketer
Martin Crowe
  • 2016-05-11 Jim Pothecary, South African cricket medium pace bowler (3 Tests, 9 wickets; Western Province), dies at 82
  • 2016-06-11 Donald Carr, English cricketer and MCC official, dies at 89
  • 2016-08-11 Hanif Mohammad, Pakistani Cricket Batsman (55 Tests; longest Test innings in history at 16 hours, 337 v WI 1958; 12 x 100), dies at 81
  • 2016-09-01 Len Maddocks, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (Australian mid-50's), dies at 90
  • 2016-09-07 Ken Higgs, English cricket fast bowler (15 Tests, 71 wickets, 1 x 50), dies at 79
  • 2016-09-28 Max Walker, Australian cricket fast bowler (34 Tests, 138 wickets) and broadcaster (Nine Network), dies at 68
  • 2016-11-25 Trevor Goddard, South African cricketer (South African opening batsman & opening bowler), dies at 85
  • 2016-12-11 Sid O'Linn, South African cricketer (soccer for South Africa 1947, cricket 1960), dies at 89
  • 2017-02-17 Peter Richardson, British cricketer (England batsman mid-50's), dies at 85
  • 2017-08-05 Doug Insole, English cricketer (England batsman of the 50's, nine Tests), dies at 91
  • 2017-10-30 M V Sridhar, Indian cricketer (scored 366 for Hyderabad v Andhra Pradesh 1994), dies of a heart attack at 51
  • 2017-12-29 Alfred Binns, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1953-56), dies at 88
  • 2018-01-13 Jack Nel, South African cricketer (South African opening bat in 6 Tests 1949-57), dies at 89

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