Cricketers in Sports History (Part 10)

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Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 1,759

  • 1945-12-01 Ross Edwards, cricketer (Aussie middle-order bat of the 70's)
  • 1945-12-02 Alan "Froggy" Thomson, cricketer (Australian quickie 1970-71)
  • 1945-12-21 Doug Walters, cricketer (Aussie batting genius 1965-81 Extrovert)
  • 1946-01-23 Asif Masood, cricketer (Pakistani quick with long & erratic run-up)
  • 1946-01-31 Subroto Guha, cricketer (right arm swing bowler for India 1967-69)
  • 1946-02-28 Graham Vivian, cricketer (son of Giff, 5 Tests for NZ 1965-72)
  • 1946-03-19 Mohammad Ilyas, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in ten Tests 1964-69)
  • 1946-03-31 Aftab Gul, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in six Tests 1969-71)
  • 1946-04-02 Richard Collinge, cricketer (NZ rec wicket-taker (116) before Hadlee)
  • 1946-04-27 John Maclean, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1978-79)
  • 1946-05-12 Leonard Baichan, cricketer (WI opener, 103 v Pakistan on debut 1975)
  • 1946-05-31 Steve Bucknor, cricketer (West Indian Test umpire, FIFA referee)
  • 1946-06-08 Richie Robinson, Australian cricketer (Victorian keeper, Australian batsman 1977), born in East Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1946-06-15 Roger Tolchard, cricketer (Engl keeper played Tests as a batsman 1977)
  • 1946-07-12 Graham Roope, cricketer (England batsman in 21 Tests 1972-78)
  • 1946-08-27 Tony Howard, cricketer (WI off-spinner one Test v NZ 1972)
  • 1946-09-24 Pat Pocock, cricketer (intermittent England off-spinner 1968-85)
  • 1946-09-25 Bishan Bedi, cricketer (mighty Indian slow left-armer 1966-79)
  • 1946-09-28 Majid Khan, cricketer (great Pakistani batsman 1964-82)
  • 1946-09-30 Paul Sheahan, cricketer (dashing Australian Test batsman 1967-74)

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1946-10-06 Tony Greig, English cricket captain, all-rounder (1972-77) and commentator, born in Queenstown, South Africa (d. 2012)

Cricketer and Commentator Tony Greig
Cricketer and Commentator
Tony Greig
  • 1946-10-12 Ashok Mankad, Indian cricketer (son of Vinoo, batted for India 1969-78), born in Mumbai, India (d. 2008)
  • 1946-10-19 Bob Holland, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner at age 38)
  • 1946-10-29 Anura Tennekoon, cricketer (Sri Lankan World Cup captain 1975-79)
  • 1946-12-06 Frank Hayes, cricketer (106* England v WI on debut 1973)
  • 1946-12-11 Rick McCosker, cricketer (fine Australian opener 1975-80)
  • 1946-12-17 Albert Padmore, cricketer (WI off-spinner mid-70s)
  • 1947-02-08 Sam Gannon, cricketer (Austr lefty quick, 3 Tests v India 1977-78)
  • 1947-02-14 Salah-ud-Din, cricketer (played 5 Tests for Pakistan 1965-69)
  • 1947-02-23 Geoff Cope, cricketer (England off-spinner 1977-78)
  • 1947-02-27 Ashley Woodcock, cricketer (one Test Aust v NZ 1974, only knock 27)
  • 1947-03-15 David Colley, cricketer (NSW quickie, 3 Tests for Australia 1972)
  • 1947-03-18 David Lloyd, cricketer (England opener, 214 v India 1974)
  • 1947-04-14 Bob Massie, cricketer (Aust swing bowler, 16 wkts on debut v Eng 1972)
  • 1947-05-01 Ghulam Abbas, cricketer (scored 12 & 0 in only Test for Pakistan 1967)
  • 1947-05-06 Andy Roberts, New Zealand cricketer (NZ batsman 1976), born in Te Aroha, New Zealand (d. 1989)
  • 1947-05-13 David Hughes, cricketer
  • 1947-05-17 John Traicos, cricketer (in Egypt South Africa 1970, Zimbabwe 1992-93)
  • 1947-05-26 Glenn Turner, cricketer (masterful NZ opening batsman)
  • 1947-06-22 Murray Webb, cricketer (NZ fast bowler in 3 Tests, 4 wkts at 117 75)
  • 1947-06-29 Jeff Moss, cricketer (one Test Australia v Pakistan 1979)
  • 1947-07-24 Zaheer Abbas, cricketer (probably Pakistan's finest batsman ever)
  • 1947-08-06 Tony Dell, cricketer (Australian left-arm quick, 2 Tests 1971 & 74)
  • 1947-08-27 John Morrison, cricketer ("Mystery" NZ batsman 1973-82)
  • 1947-10-21 Younis Ahmed, cricketer (batted for Pakistan in 1969 & again in 1987)
  • 1947-11-04 Rodney Marsh, cricketer (AKA "Iron Gloves" AKA "Bacchus" Kept wickets)
  • 1947-12-13 Les Joslin, cricketer (Test as batsman for Australia 1968, made 7 & 2)
  • 1947-12-22 Dilip Doshi, cricketer (India's main slow lefty post-Bedi)
  • 1948-01-05 Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)
  • 1948-01-06 Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)
  • 1948-01-13 Kenia Jayantilal, cricketer (5 at Kingston 71 his only inns for India)
  • 1948-02-18 Bruce Francis, cricketer (Australian opener in 3 Tests 1972)
  • 1948-03-18 Eknath Solkar, cricketer (India 1969-77, brilliant short-leg fielder)
  • 1948-04-12 Raphick Jumadeen, cricketer (WI slow left-armer of the 70's)
  • 1948-04-25 Mike Selvey, cricketer (England pace bowler of late 70's)
  • 1948-05-14 Bob Woolmer, cricketer (England batsman mid-70's)
  • 1948-05-26 Geoff Greenidge, cricketer (no relation to Gordon, WI opener 1972-74)
  • 1948-06-12 Norbert Phillip, cricketer (WI pace bowler late 70s)
  • 1948-06-22 Nolan Clarke, cricketer (Barbados bat 1970-77, later Holland stalwart)
  • 1948-08-07 Greg Chappell, cricketer (bro of Ian Elegant Aussie batsman 1970-84)
  • 1948-08-28 Murray Parker, cricketer (brother of John Three Tests for NZ 1976)
  • 1948-10-02 Robert Anderson, cricketer (NZ batsman 1976-78)
  • 1948-10-22 Mike Hendrick, cricketer (England seam bowler in 30 Tests 1974-81)
  • 1948-11-24 Ashok Gandotra, cricketer (in Rio de Janiero Two Tests for India 1969)
  • 1948-12-01 Sarfraz Nawaz, cricketer (successful Pakistani pace bowler 1969-84)
  • 1948-12-22 Chris Old, cricketer (England medium-pacer of 70's)
  • 1948-12-30 Surinder Amarnath, cricketer (son of Lala 124 on debut v NZ 1976)
  • 1949-01-08 Lawrence Rowe, cricketer (prolific WI batsman, 302 v Eng 1974)
  • 1949-02-12 Gundappa Viswanath, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman of 70s)
  • 1949-02-24 John Lever, cricketer (England lefty quick in 21 Tests 1976-81)
  • 1949-03-21 Alvin Kallicharran, cricketer (wonderful West Indies LHB 1972-81)
  • 1949-03-28 Shafiq Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman during the 70's)
  • 1949-03-29 Uton Dowe, cricketer (WI pace bowler 1972-73 "Dowe shall not bowl")
  • 1949-05-25 Lalith Kaluperuma, cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka 1982)
  • 1949-05-30 Bob Willis, cricketer (superb England fast bowler 1971-84)
  • 1949-07-23 Clive Rice, South African cricket all-rounder (WSC 1978-79, ODI 1991), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province (d. 2015)
  • 1949-08-20 Norman Featherstone, South African cricketer
  • 1949-09-25 Inshan Ali, cricketer (big-spinning WI chinaman bowler 1971-77)
  • 1949-10-10 Lance Cairns, cricketer (big-hitting NZ medium-pace bowler)
  • 1949-11-21 Basil Williams, cricketer (century on debut for West Indies 1978)
  • 1949-11-25 Kerry O'Keeffe, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1971-77)
  • 1949-12-06 Peter Willey, cricketer (England batsman late 70's early 80's)
  • 1949-12-23 Wally Edwards, cricketer (three Tests Australia v England 1974)
  • 1949-12-29 Syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer)
  • 1950-02-13 Leonard Pascoe, cricketer (dynamic Aussie quick 1977-82)
  • 1950-03-13 Bernard Julien, cricketer (WI left-arm pace all-rounder mid-70's)
  • 1950-03-26 Graham Barlow, cricketer (England batsman in 3 Tests 1976-77)
  • 1950-04-09 Ehtesham-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 5 Tests 1980-82)
  • 1950-04-19 Jeff Hammond, cricketer (Australian fast bowler on 1973 WI tour)
  • 1950-05-29 Talat Ali, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in ten Tests 1972-80)
  • 1950-06-04 Brian Rose, cricketer (England batsman in 9 Tests 1977-81)
  • 1950-07-03 Ewen Chatfield, NZ cricketer pace bowler (1975-89)
  • 1950-07-11 Jim Higgs, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1978-81)
  • 1950-07-15 Alan Hurst, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1974-79)
  • 1950-08-16 Jeff[rey R] Thomson, cricketer (great Aussie fast bowler 1972-85)
  • 1950-08-19 Graeme Beard, cricketer (NSW medium-pace all-rounder 3 Tests 1980)
  • 1950-09-04 Ehteshamuddin, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1950-09-24 Mohinder Amarnath, cricketer (son of Lala Indian batsman of 70's/80's)
  • 1950-10-09 Mick Malone, cricketer (WA seamer, Test 1977, made 46 took 5-63, 1-14)
  • 1950-10-26 T. E. Srinivasan, Indian cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1981), born in Chennai, India

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