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Famous Cricketers in History (Part 16)

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Birthdays 1501 - 1,600 of 1,916

  • 1966-03-21 Matthew Maynard, cricketer (big hitting Glamorgan & England player)
  • 1966-04-19 Paul Reiffel, Australian cricket fast bowler (35 Tests, 105 wickets, 6 x 50; 92 ODIs, 96 wickets; Victoria) and Test umpire, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1966-04-24 Margashayam Venkataramana, Indian cricketer (Indian off-spinner 1989), born in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • 1966-04-27 Peter McIntyre, Australian cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1995), born in Gisborne, Australia
  • 1966-04-29 Phil Tufnell, English cricketer (England slow lefty & slower fieldsman), born in London, England
  • 1966-05-07 Anderson Cummins, Barbados Canadian cricketer (in Packer's Valley Barbados & WI quickie), born in Christ Church, Barbados
  • 1966-05-23 Graeme Hick MBE, English cricket batsman (65 Tests, 6 x 100s; 120 ODIs; Worcestershire), born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1966-05-26 Grant Bradburn, cricketer (son of Wynne NZ off-spinner 1990- )
  • 1966-05-28 Gavin Robertson, NSW cricket off-spin all-rounder (Aust ODI-Pak 1994)
  • 1966-05-31 Roshan Mahanama, cricketer (Sri Lankan opening batsman)
  • 1966-06-03 Wasim Akram, cricketer (brilliant Pakistani lefty fast bowler)
  • 1966-06-22 Meyrick Pringle, South African cricket fast bowler (4 Tests; 17 ODI), born in Adelaide, Cape Province
  • 1966-09-24 Atul Bedade, Indian cricketer (ODI batsman), born in Bombay, India
  • 1966-10-20 Allan Donald, cricketer (great South African fast bowler)
  • 1966-10-22 Blair Hartland, cricketer (NZ opener)
  • 1966-12-02 Clive Eksteen, South African cricket spin bowler (7 Tests; ex-commercial manager Cricket SA), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1966-12-15 Carl Hooper, cricketer (WI off-spin all-rounder)
  • 1966-12-19 Rajesh Chauhan, cricket spin bowler (21 Tests; 47 wickets; 35 ODIs), born in Ranchi, India
  • 1967-01-15 Richard Blakey, English cricketer (England wicket-keeper in India 1993), born in Huddersfield, United Kingdom
  • 1967-03-04 Daryll Cullinan, South African cricket batsman (70 Tests; 4,554 runs @ 44.21; 138 ODIs), born in Kimberley, Cape Province
  • 1967-03-11 Andrew Zesers, Australian cricketer (1987 World Cup)
  • 1967-03-14 Vijay Yadav, cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper between More & Mongia)
  • 1967-04-08 Kenneth Benjamin, West Indian cricketer, born in St John's, Antigua
  • 1967-05-11 Jamie Brayshaw, cricketer (son of Ian WA & SA right-handed batsman)
  • 1967-06-06 Wasim Haider, cricketer (member Pakistan's 1992 World Cup squad)
  • 1967-06-12 Neil Maxwell, Fijian cricketer (all-rounder for Fiji 1990, Victoria & NSW), born in Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
  • 1967-06-25 Roshan Jurangpathy, Sri Lankan cricketer (2 Tests for Sri Lanka 1985-86), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1967-06-30 Rudi Steyn, South African cricketer (South African opening batsman 1995), born in Kimberley, South Africa
  • 1967-07-14 Hashan Tillekeratne, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lanka wicket-keeper/batsman)
  • 1967-07-27 Neil Smith, English cricketer (Warwickshire & England A all-rounder), born in Solihull, Warwickshire
  • 1967-08-30 Justin Vaughan, New Zealand cricketer (New Zealand all-rounder), born in Hereford, England
  • 1967-09-04 Darrin Murray, New Zealand cricket batsman (8 Tests), born in Christchurch, Canterbury
  • 1967-10-24 Ian Bishop, Trinidadian cricketer (West Indian fast bowler), born in Belmont, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1967-11-04 Asif Mujtaba, cricketer (Pakistani lefty batsman)
  • 1967-11-23 Gary Kirsten, South African cricket batsman and coach (101 Tests, 7,289 runs @ 45.27, 21 x 100s), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1967-11-26 Ridley Jacobs, Antiguan cricket wicket-keeper (West Indian ODI 1996), born in Swetes Village, Antigua and Barbuda
  • 1967-12-11 Richard Stemp, English cricketer (Yorkshire & England A left-arm spinner), born in Erdington, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • 1967-12-12 Masood Anwar, Pakistani cricketer (one Test Pakistan v West Indies 1990), born in Khanewal, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1967-12-22 Roland Holder, cricketer (West Indian batsman in ODI's 1993-), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1968-01-09 Jimmy Adams, Jamaican cricketer (prolific West Indian lefty bat since 1992), born in Port Maria, Jamaica
  • 1968-01-20 Junior Murray, West Indian cricketer (WI keeper, no relation to Derryck or David), born in St. George's Grenada
  • 1968-01-24 Mark Burmester, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe Test all-rounder in 3 Tests 1992), born in Durban, South Africa
  • 1968-01-26 Chris Pringle, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (14 Tests; 64 ODI), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1968-02-14 Chris Lewis, English cricket all-rounder (32 Tests, 93 wickets; 53 ODIs), born in Georgetown, Guyana
  • 1968-03-01 Salil Ankola, Indian cricket pace bowler (1 Test; 20 ODIs), born in Solapur, Maharashtra, India
  • 1968-03-23 Atul Wassan, cricketer (Indian pace bowler 1989-90)
  • 1968-03-23 Mike Atherton, cricketer (Lancashire batsman & England captain)
  • 1968-03-28 Nasser Hussain, English cricketer (Essex & England batsman), born in Chennai, India
  • 1968-04-17 Roger Twose, English cricketer (Warwickshire batsman, New Zealand 1995), born in Torquay, England
  • 1968-04-22 Jo Angel, cricketer (big WA right-arm fast bowler, Australia 1993-)
  • 1968-04-28 Andy Flower, cricketer (Zimbabwe keeper & victorious Test captain)
  • 1968-05-05 Tim Neilsen, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (South Australian 1991), born in Forest Gate, London, England
  • 1968-06-16 Nehemiah Perry, cricketer (fine Jamaican off-spinner)
  • 1968-07-05 Shahid Anwar, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani all-rounder 1996 England tour), born in Multan, Pakistan
  • 1968-07-06 Anthony Kershler, Australian cricketer (NSW left-arm spinner 1994-95), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1968-08-08 Abey Kuruvila, cricketer (promising Bombay fast bowler)
  • 1968-08-14 Praveen Amre, Indian cricketer (Indian batsman, century on Test debut 1992), born in Mumbai, India
  • 1968-10-05 Wayne Holdsworth, cricketer (NSW fast bowler, Australian tourist 1993)
  • 1968-10-14 Rashid Latif, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper)
  • 1968-10-18 Narendra Hirwani, Indian cricketer (16 wickets v WI on debut 1988), born in Gorakhpur, India
  • 1968-10-18 Stuart Law, cricketer (prolific Queensland batsman, Australia 1995)
  • 1968-10-24 Adrian Dale, South African cricketer (prolific Glamorgan & England A batsman), born in Germiston, Transvaal, South Africa
  • 1968-11-03 Lee Germon, New Zealand cricket wicketkeeper and captain (12 Tests, 29 dismissals; 37 ODIs), born in Christchurch, Canterbury
  • 1968-11-16 Ebrahim Essop-Adam, cricketer (one ODI for Zimbabwe 1992)
  • 1968-11-21 Andy Caddick, English cricket fast bowler (62 Tests, 234 wickets; 54 ODIs, 69 wickets; Somerset), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1968-12-12 Laurie Williams, West Indian cricketer (West Indian ODI all-rounder v NZ 1996), born in Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica (d. 2002)
  • 1968-12-24 Joe Scuderi, Australian cricketer (South Australian all-rounder), born in Ingham, Australia
  • 1969-01-14 Martin Bicknell, English cricket fast bowler (4 Tests, 14 wickets; 7 ODIs, 13 wickets; Surrey), born in Guildford, England
  • 1969-01-27 Shane Thomson, NZ cricket off-spin all rounder (since 1990)
  • 1969-02-02 Ijaz Ahmed Jr, cricketer (one Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka 1995)
  • 1969-02-11 Mark Atkinson, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (Tasmanian batsman), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1969-03-16 Ottis Gibson, cricketer (Barbados fast bowler, WI 1995)
  • 1969-03-18 Shaun Udal, cricketer (Hants off-spinner, England to Aust 1994-95)
  • 1969-03-26 Vikram Rathour, Indian cricketer (Indian Test opening batsman), born in Jalandhar, Punjab, India
  • 1969-04-09 Karl Krikken, English cricketer (Derbyshire 1989-, wicketkeeper), born in Bolton, Lancashire
  • 1969-04-11 Gavin Briant, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1993), born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1969-04-23 Nadeem Shahid, English cricketer, born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • 1969-04-25 Gavin Bruk-Jackson, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1993)
  • 1969-04-25 Sanjeeva Ranatunga, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman 1994-97), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Person of interestBrian Lara

1969-05-02 Brian Lara, West Indian Cricket Batsman and captain (131 Tests; WR Test score 400no 2004; 11,953 runs @ 52.88; 34 x 100; 299 ODIs), born in Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago

Cricketer Brian Lara
Cricketer
Brian Lara
  • 1969-05-17 Ujesh Ranchod, cricketer (Zimbabwe off-spinner 1993)
  • 1969-05-24 Martin McCague, England team cricketer (in Ulster AIS product, Eng quickie 1993-94), born in Larne, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
  • 1969-06-06 Sunil Joshi, Indian cricketer (Indian Test left-arm spinner 1996-2001), born in Gadag, Karnataka, India
  • 1969-06-29 Simon Brown, English cricket fast bowler (1 Test, 2 wickets; Durham, Northamptonshire), born in Cleadon, England

Person of interestSanath Jayasuriya

1969-06-30 Sanath Jayasuriya, Sri Lankan cricket opening batsmen (MVP-1996 World Cup), born in Matara, Sri Lanka

  • 1969-07-09 Venkatapathy Raju, cricketer (Indian slow left-armer)
  • 1969-07-12 Alan Mullally, English cricket left-arm fast bowler (19 Tests, 58 wickets; 50 ODIs, 63 wickets), born in Southend-on-Sea, England
  • 1969-07-26 Jonty Rhodes, South African cricket batsman (brilliant fielder), born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • 1969-07-30 Errol Stewart, South African cricket wicket-keeper (limited-over 1993)
  • 1969-08-01 Graham Thorpe, English cricketer (England LHB Century on Test debut 1993), born in Farnham, Surrey, England
  • 1969-08-05 Vasbert Conniel Drakes, cricketer (Barbados fast bowler, WI ODI 1995)
  • 1969-08-05 Venkatesh Prasad, cricketer (consistent Indian Test pace bowler 1996-)
  • 1969-08-06 Simon Doull, cricket medium pacer (NZ)
  • 1969-08-12 Stuart Williams, cricketer (West Indian opening batsman 1994- )
  • 1969-08-27 Mark Ealham, cricketer (Kent & England Test all-rounder 1996)
  • 1969-08-31 Javagal Srinath, cricketer (Indian right-arm pace bowler since 1991)
  • 1969-09-02 Stephen Peall, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1969-09-05 Mark Ramprakash, English cricketer, born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England

Person of interestShane Warne

1969-09-13 Shane Warne, Australian cricket spin bowler and broadcaster (145 Tests, 708 wickets; 194 ODIs), born in Melbourne, Australia

Cricketer and Broadcaster Shane Warne
Cricketer and Broadcaster
Shane Warne
  • 1969-09-25 Hansie Cronje, South African Cricket Batsman and captain (68 Tests, 3,714 runs, 43 wickets; 188 ODIs; life ban for match-fixing 2000), born in Bloemfontein, South Africa (d. 2002)

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