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Famous Cricketers in History (Part 15)

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Birthdays 1401 - 1,500 of 1,916

  • 1962-10-28 Peter Cantrell, cricketer (Queensland opening batsman, Neth WC 1996)
  • 1962-10-30 Courtney Walsh, West Indian cricket fast bowler and captain (132 Tests, 519 wickets @ 24.44; hat-trick v Aust 1988), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1962-11-07 Wayne N. Phillips, Australian opener cricketer (Test for Aust v Ind 1992), born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • 1962-11-19 Salim Jaffer, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 14 Tests 1986-91)
  • 1962-11-29 Sadanand Viswanath, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (v Sri Lanka 1985-86)
  • 1962-12-12 Nadeem Ghauri, Pakistani cricketer (bowled in Test for Pak v Australia 1990), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1962-12-14 Bharat Arun, Indian cricketer (Indian pace bowler late-80's), born in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • 1962-12-19 Charith Senanayake, cricketer (played for Sri Lanka v NZ 1991)
  • 1963-01-03 Aamer Malik, Pakistani cricket batsman (14 Tests, 2x100s 1989; 24 ODIs), born in Mandi Bahauddin, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1963-01-26 Simon O'Donnell, Australian cricketer (Deniliquin NSW ODI all-rounder 1985-90), born in Deniliquin, Australia
  • 1963-02-06 David Capel, English cricket all-rounder (15 Tests; 21 wickets; 23 ODIs), born in Northampton, England (d. 2020)
  • 1963-02-07 Roland Lefebvre, Dutch cricket all-rounder (11 ODIs, captain), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1963-02-08 Mohammad Azharuddin, cricketer (elegant Indian batsman 1984-)
  • 1963-02-09 Mike Rindel, cricketer (N Transvaal opening bat ODI ton v Pak 1995)
  • 1963-02-22 Devon Malcolm, Jamaican cricketer (in Jamaica England fast bowler 1989-95), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1963-03-05 Eddo Brandes, Zimbabwe cricket fast bowler (10 Tests, 26 wickets; ODI hat-trick v England 1997), born in Port Shepstone, Natal Province, South Africa
  • 1963-03-08 Gursharan Singh, cricketer (Indian batsman played one Test 1989-90)
  • 1963-03-14 Bruce Reid, Australian cricket fast bowler (27 Tests, 113 wickets @ 24.63; 61 ODIs), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1963-03-17 Roger Harper, cricketer (Guyana & WI off-spinner Extraordinary field)
  • 1963-04-02 Dermot Reeve, English cricket all-rounder (3 Tests, 29 ODIs), born in Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • 1963-04-03 Zakir Khan, Pakistani cricketer (two Tests for Pakistan 1986-89), born in Bannu, Pakistan
  • 1963-04-08 Alec Stewart, English cricketer (son of Micky, opening batter, occasional wicket keeper), born in Merton Park, England
  • 1963-04-15 Manoj Prabhakar, Indian cricketer (Indian opening batsman & opening bowler), born in Ghaziabad, India
  • 1963-04-16 Saleem Malik, Pakistani cricketer (memorable Pakistani & Essex batsman), born in Kayerpora, Lahore, Pakistan
  • 1963-04-18 Phil Simmons, West Indian cricketer (West Indian opening batsman), born in Arima, Trinidad
  • 1963-06-16 Mohsin Kamal, cricketer (Pakistani fast bowler 1984- )
  • 1963-07-07 Naved Anjum, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani all-rounder, two Tests 1989-90), born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • 1963-07-29 Azeem Hafeez, cricketer (fingerless Pakistani lefty quick)
  • 1963-08-15 Jack Russell, superb England cricket wicket-keeper (36 Tests 1988-94)
  • 1963-08-23 Richard Illingworth, English cricketer (England slow-left-armer 1991- ), born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
  • 1963-08-26 David Byas, English cricketer (left-handed Yorkshire batsman), born in Middledale, England
  • 1963-09-21 Curtly Ambrose, Antiguan cricket fast bowler (West Indies 98 Tests, 405 wickets @ 20.99; 176 ODIs), born in Swetes, Antigua and Barbuda
  • 1963-10-05 Hugh Morris, cricketer (England lefty opening batsman 1991)
  • 1963-10-05 Tony Dodemaide, cricketer (Victorian, Sussex & Australian all-rounder)
  • 1963-10-20 Navjot Singh Sidhu, cricketer (Indian opening batsman)
  • 1963-10-28 Robert Bailey, cricketer (England batsman in four Tests 1988-90)
  • 1963-10-30 Mike Veletta, Australian cricketer (West Aussie opening batsman, 8 Tests for Aust), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1963-11-04 David Williams, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (11 Tests; 42 dismissals), born in Penal, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1963-12-01 Arjuna Ranatunga, Sri Lankan cricket batsman (93 Tests, 269 ODIs) and politician (MP 2004-present), born in Gampaha, Sri Lanka
  • 1963-12-11 Mark Greatbatch, New Zealand cricketer (big-hitting NZ opener), born in Auckland
  • 1963-12-22 Brian McMillan, South African cricket all-rounder (38 Tests, top score 113, 75 wickets; 78 ODIs), born in Welkom, South Africa
  • 1964-01-02 Rumesh Ratnayake, Sri Lankan cricket fast bowler (23 Tests, 73 wickets; 70 ODIs), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1964-01-16 Trevor Barsby, Australian cricketer (Queensland opening batsman since 1984-85), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1964-02-12 Milton Small, West Indian cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 4 wickets), born in Saint Philip Parish, Barbados
  • 1964-03-03 Atif Rauf, cricketer (Pakistani Test batsman v New Zealand 1994)
  • 1964-03-10 Greg Campbell, Australian cricket fast bowler (4 Tests, 13 wickets; 12 ODIs), born in Launceston, Australia
  • 1964-04-01 John Morris, British cricketer (England right-hand batsman v India 1990), born in Crewe, Cheshire, England
  • 1964-04-03 Ajay Sharma, Indian cricket all-rounder (1 Test; 31 ODIs), born in Delhi, India
  • 1964-04-15 Nadeem Abbasi, Pakistani cricketer (three Tests for Pakistan v India 1989), born in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1964-04-20 Paul Nobes, Australian cricketer (prolific opening batsman for Victoria & SA), born in Heidelberg West, Victoria, Australia
  • 1964-04-25 Jamie Siddons, Australian cricketer (Victorian & SA batsman ODI for Aust 1988), born in Robinvale, Victoria, Australia
  • 1964-04-30 Ian Healy, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (119 Tests, 366 catches, 29 stumpings), born in Brisbane, Queensland
  • 1964-06-07 Graeme Labrooy, Sri Lankan cricket fast bowler (9 Tests, 27 wickets; 44 ODIs; chairman of selectors; international match referee), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1964-06-12 Peter Such, English cricketer (England off-spinner 1993-), born in Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
  • 1964-06-17 Steve Rhodes, English cricketer (England wicket-keeper 1994-95), born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
  • 1964-06-19 David Freedman, cricketer (NSW left-arm Chinese bowler since 1990)
  • 1964-06-25 Phil Emery, Australian cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper, Australia 1994), born in St Ives, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1964-07-13 Utpal Chatterjee, cricketer (Bengal slow left-arm bowler)
  • 1964-08-08 Paul Taylor, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler in one Test 1993)
  • 1964-10-04 David Brain, Zimbabwean cricketer and fast medium bowler (9 Tests; 23 ODIs), born in Salisbury, Zimbabwe
  • 1964-10-12 Fanie De Villiers, South African cricketer (great South African pace bowler), born in Vereeniging, Transvaal Province, South Africa
  • 1964-10-18 George Ferris, Antigua cricketer (Leewards fast bowler), born in Antigua
  • 1964-10-27 Mark Taylor, Australian cricketer (genius Australian captain since 1994), born in Leeton, Australia
  • 1964-11-01 Kosala Kuruppuarachchi, Sri Lankan cricket spin bowler (2 Tests; best 5-44 1986), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1964-11-03 Bryan Young, New Zealand cricket batsman (35 Tests, top score 267; 74 ODIs), born in Whangarei, Northland
  • 1964-11-22 Akram Raza, cricketer (Pakistani off-spin all-rounder)
  • 1964-11-23 Kapila Wijegunewardene, cricketer (Sri Lankan fast-medium bowler)
  • 1964-12-31 Denis Hickey, Australian cricketer (fast bowler for Vic, SA & Glamorgan), born in Mooroopna, Australia
  • 1964-12-31 Winston Benjamin, Antiguan cricketer (WI right armed fast bowler 1987-95), born in All Saints, Antigua and Barbuda
  • 1965-01-07 Mark Rushmere, South African cricketer (South African opening bat in comeback Test 1992), born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • 1965-01-08 Champaka Ramanayake, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan opening bowler), born in Galle, Sri Lanka
  • 1965-02-01 Dave Callaghan, South African cricket all-rounder (29 ODIs, top score 169no v NZ 1994), born in Queenstown, South Africa
  • 1965-02-19 John Commins, cricketer (South African Test batsman v NZ 1994-95)
  • 1965-02-21 Keith Arthurton, West Indian cricketer (Charlestown, Nevis WI lefty batsman), born in Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • 1965-03-14 John Stephenson, cricketer (England opening bat in one Test v Aust 1989)
  • 1965-03-17 Andrew Hudson, South African cricket player, 1984-2000 (South Africa, 163 on debut vs WI 1992), 55), born in Eshowe, KwaZulu-Nata
  • 1965-04-07 Kaushik Amalean, cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka 1986-88)
  • 1965-05-06 Zahid Sadiq, Kenyan cricketer, born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • 1965-05-23 Woorkeri Venkat Raman, cricketer (Indian slow left-arm all-rounder)
  • 1965-06-02 Mark Waugh, Australian cricketer (twin of Steve)
  • 1965-06-02 Steve Waugh, Australian cricket captain
  • 1965-06-13 Maninder Singh, Indian cricketer (Indian leftarm spinner in 35 Tests 1982-93), born in Pune, India
  • 1965-06-29 Paul Jarvis, English cricketer (England pace bowler 1988-93), born in Redcar, Yorkshire, England
  • 1965-07-12 Sanjay Manjrekar, cricketer (son of Vijay Indian middle-order batsman)
  • 1965-07-30 Tim Munton, English cricket fast bowler (2 Tests; Warwickshire), born in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England
  • 1965-08-05 M V Sridhar, Indian cricketer (scored 366 for Hyderabad v Andhra Pradesh 1994), born in Vijayawada, India (d. 2017)
  • 1965-08-08 Angus Fraser, cricketer (England right-arm pace bowler 1989- )
  • 1965-08-25 Sanjeev Sharma, Indian cricket medium pace bowler (2 Tests, 6 wickets; 23 ODIs, 22 wickets), born in Delhi, India
  • 1965-08-27 Wayne James, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test wicketkeeper v Pakistan 1993)
  • 1965-10-02 Tom Moody, Australian cricket all-rounder, coach and broadcaster (8 Tests @ 32.57, 76 ODIs; coach Sri Lanka, WA, IPL), born in Adelaide South Australia
  • 1965-10-25 Warren Ayres, Australian cricketer (Victorian right-handed batsman since 1987-88), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1965-10-26 Ken Rutherford, New Zealand cricketer (NZ Test batsman & latterly capt), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • 1965-12-27 Gamini Wickremasinghe, cricketer (Sri Lanka wicket-keeper)
  • 1966-01-03 Chetan Sharma, Indian cricket fast bowler (23 Tests, 61 wickets; 65 ODI), born in Ludhiana, Punjab, India
  • 1966-01-06 Shahid Saeed, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani batsman in Test v India 1989), born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • 1966-01-22 Nishantha Ranatunga, Sri Lankan cricketer (bro of Arjuna Sri Lankan ODI allrounder), born in Gampaha, Sri Lanka
  • 1966-02-03 Danny Morrison, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (48 Tests, 160 wickets; 96 ODIs, 126 wickets) and broadcaster (TVNZ, Sky Sports, Radio Sport), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1966-02-18 Phillip De Freitas, English cricket fast bowler (44 Tests, 140 wickets, 4 x 50; 103 ODIs, 115 wickets; Derbyshire, Leicestershire), born in Scotts Head, Dominica
  • 1966-02-25 Don Anurasiri, cricketer (Sri Lankan slow left-armer)
  • 1966-03-14 Tertius Bosch, cricketer (South African pace bowler 1992)

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