Famous Cricketers in History (Part 18)

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Birthdays 1701 - 1,800 of 1,895

  • 1973-10-29 Adam Bacher, South African cricket batsman (19 Tests; 13 ODIs), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1973-11-10 Zahid Fazal, Pakistani cricket batsman (occasional Tests since 1992), born in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1973-11-12 Zahir Shah, Afghan cricketer (attention-grabbing Rawalpindi leg-spinner), born in Kunar Province, Afghanistan
  • 1973-11-29 Craig Glassock, Australian cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper 1994-95), born in Mona Vale, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1973-12-12 Michael Di Venuto, Australian cricketer (exciting Tasmanian batsman), born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • 1974-01-09 Craig Wishart, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman vs South Africa 1995), born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1974-01-23 Glen Chapple, English cricketer (Lancashire & England A pace bowler), born in Skipton, United Kingdom
  • 1974-01-30 Robert Rollins, English cricketer (big-hitting Essex wicketkeeper-batsman), born in London, England
  • 1974-02-23 Herschelle Gibbs, South African cricketer (South African Test batsman 1996), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1974-02-27 Jimmy Maher, Australian cricketer (Queensland lefty batsman victorious 1995 side), born in Innisfail, Australia
  • 1974-03-09 Mark Harrity, Australian cricketer (promising South Aust left-arm fast bowler), born in Semaphore, South Australia
  • 1974-03-16 Heath Streak, cricketer (Zimbabwean pace bowler 1993-)
  • 1974-03-30 Martin Love, cricketer (high scoring Queensland batsman, Aust 1995)
  • 1974-04-12 Kabir Khan, Pakistani cricketer, born in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • 1974-08-11 Anju Jain, Indian cricketer(women's team)
  • 1974-08-18 Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Guyanese cricketer (WI left-handed batsman 1994-), born in Unity Village, Guyana
  • 1974-08-27 Michael Mason, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1974-09-04 Lincoln Roberts, West Indian cricketer, born in Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1974-09-05 Rawl Lewis, West Indian cricketer, born in Grenada
  • 1974-10-29 Michael Vaughan, English cricketer
  • 1974-11-01 V. V. S. Laxman, Indian cricket batsman (134 Tests; 8,781 runs @ 45.5; best 281, 2001), born in Hyderabad, Telangana
  • 1974-11-20 Brad Williams, Australian cricketer (Victoria & Young Australia fast bowler), born in Frankston, Australia
  • 1974-12-03 Charl Willoughby, South African cricket fast bowler (2 Tests; 3 ODIs; Somerset), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1974-12-19 Ricky Ponting, Australian cricket batsman, captain, coach and broadcaster (168 Tests, 13,378 runs @ 51.85; 41 x 100s), born in Launceston, Tasmania
  • 1974-12-29 Brad Hodge, Australian cricketer (promising Victorian middle-order batsman), born in Sandringham, Australia
  • 1975-01-15 Greg Loveridge, New Zealand cricketer (NZ leg-spinner, did not bowl v Zim 1996), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • 1975-03-05 Chris Silverwood, cricketer (England Test pace bowler v Zimbabwe 1996)
  • 1975-03-28 Atta-ur-Rehman, cricketer (Pakistani quickie, debut v Engl1992 age 17)
  • 1975-04-19 Jason Gillespie, Australian cricketer (fast bowler, Australia 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1975-05-27 Michael Hussey, Australian cricketer
  • 1975-06-04 Dinanath Ramnarine, cricketer (Trinidad & Tobago leg-spinner)
  • 1975-06-09 Andrew Symonds, cricketer (Birmingham, brilliant Qld & Gloucs batsman)
  • 1975-07-17 Andre Adams, New Zealand cricketer, born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1975-07-21 Ravindra Pushpakumara, Sri Lankan cricketer (Test pace bowler)
  • 1975-07-31 Andrew Hall, South African cricket batsman (21 Tests; HS 163 v India 1st Test 2004), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal
  • 1975-08-03 Chris Nevin, New Zealand cricket wicketkeeper-batsman (37 ODIs, 19 dismissals), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • 1975-08-15 Vijay Bharadwaj, Indian cricketer
  • 1975-08-21 Simon Katich, Australian cricketer, born in Middle Swan, Australia
  • 1975-10-06 Reon King, West Indian cricketer from Guyana
  • 1975-10-09 Mahendra Nagamootoo, West Indian cricketer (Guyanese leg-spinner), born in Whim, Berbice, Guyana
  • 1975-10-16 Jacques Kallis, cricketer (South African Test all-rounder v England 1995)
  • 1975-12-25 Marcus Trescothick, English cricketer, born in Keynsham, United Kingdom
  • 1976-01-13 Gary Brent, cricketer (Zimbabwe ODI pace bowler 1996)
  • 1976-02-08 Khaled Mashud, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1976-02-20 Rohan Gavaskar, Indian cricket batsman (11 ODIs; son of Sunil Gavaskar), born in Kanpur, India
  • 1976-06-26 Mpumelelo Mbangwa, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe pace bowler v Pakistan 1996), born in Plumtree, Matabeleland
  • 1976-07-03 Henry Olonga, cricketer (1st black Zimbabwe Test cricketer v Pak 1995)
  • 1976-07-14 Geraint Jones, English cricketer
  • 1976-07-20 Debashish Mohanty, Indian cricketer
  • 1976-07-27 Scott Mason, Australian cricketer, born in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia (d. 2005)
  • 1976-08-12 Pedro Collins, West Indian cricketer
  • 1976-09-01 Clare Connor, England Woman cricketer
  • 1976-09-13 Craig McMillan, New Zealand cricket all-rounder, coach and broadcaster (55 Tests; 197 ODIs), born in Christchurch, Canterbury
  • 1976-11-08 Brett Lee, Australian cricketer (brother of Shane, AIS representative), born in Wollongong, Australia
  • 1976-11-21 Saleem Elahi, cricketer (bro of Manzoor Pak, Test opener v Aust 1995)
  • 1976-11-27 Saqlain Mushtaq, cricketer (Pakistan Test off-spinner 1995)
  • 1976-12-03 Mark Boucher, South African cricket wicketkeeper (147 Tests, record 555 dismissals; 295 ODIs), born in East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • 1977-01-20 Paul Adams, South African cricketer (lefty very unorthodox bowler for South Africa), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1977-03-02 Andrew Strauss OBE, English cricket batsman and captain (100 Tests, 21 x 100s, 7,037 runs; 127 ODIs), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1977-04-12 Glenn Rogers, Australian-born Scottish cricketer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1977-05-27 Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1977-07-06 Makhaya Ntini, South African cricketer, born in Mdingi, Cape Province, South Africa
  • 1977-07-15 Andre Nel, South African Cricketer
  • 1977-07-19 Ed Smith, English cricketer
  • 1977-08-08 Mohammad Wasim, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1977-08-20 James Ormond, English cricketer, born in Coventry, England
  • 1977-08-26 Liam Botham, cricketer (son of Ian Hampshire all-rounder 1996)
  • 1977-09-12 Nathan Bracken, Australian cricketer, born in Penrith, Australia
  • 1977-09-19 Aakash Chopra, Indian cricketer, born in Agra, India
  • 1977-10-13 Gareth Batty, English cricketer, born in Bradford, Yorkshire
  • 1977-10-27 Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer, born in Matale, Sri Lanka
  • 1977-11-11 Ben Hollioake, English cricketer (d. 2002)
  • 1977-12-04 Shahid Nazir, Pakistani cricket fast bowler (15 Tests, 36 wickets; 17 ODIs), born in Faisalabad, Punjab
  • 1977-12-04 Ajit Agarkar, Indian cricket all-rounder (26 Tests, 58 wickets, top score 109; 191 ODIs), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • 1977-12-06 Andrew Flintoff, English cricketer, born in Preston, Lancashire, England
  • 1978-02-16 Wasim Jaffer, Indian Cricketer
  • 1978-05-13 Dilshan Vitharana, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1978-07-22 Runako Morton, West Indian cricketer, (d. 2012)
  • 1978-08-01 Andy Blignaut, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Salisbury, Rhodesia
  • 1978-08-10 Chris Read, English cricketer and captain of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, born in Paignton, England
  • 1978-09-05 Sylvester Joseph, West Indian cricketer, born in New Winthorpes, Antigua
  • 1978-09-22 Ed Joyce, Irish-English cricketer
  • 1978-10-07 Zaheer Khan, Indian cricketer, born in Shrirampur, India
  • 1978-10-20 Virender Sehwag, Indian cricketer
  • 1978-10-22 Owais Shah, English cricketer
  • 1978-10-23 Steve Harmison, English cricketer
  • 1978-11-11 Lou Vincent, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1978-12-25 Simon Jones, English cricketer, born in Morriston, United Kingdom
  • 1979-01-27 Daniel Vettori, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1979-03-24 Graeme Swann, English cricketer
  • 1979-06-05 Fraser Watts, Scottish cricketer
  • 1979-07-19 Dilhara Fernando, Sri Lankan cricketer, born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1979-08-04 Robin Peterson, South African cricketer
  • 1979-08-10 Dinusha Fernando, Sri Lankan cricketer

Person of interestChris Gayle

1979-09-21 Chris Gayle, Jamaican West Indies cricketer (1999-) and fastest century maker in history, born in Kingston, Jamaica

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  • 1979-10-04 Adam Voges, Australian cricket batsman (20 Tests; oldest [35] to score a century on Test debut 2015), born in Perth, Western Australia
  • 1979-12-02 Abdul Razzaq, Pakistan cricket all-rounder (46 Tests, top score 134, 100 wickets; 265 ODIs), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1980-03-01 Shahid Afridi, Pakistan cricket all-rounder (27 Tests, 5 x 100s; 398 ODIs, record 100 in 37 balls in 1st ODI innings; 99 T20I), born in Khyber, Pakistan
  • 1980-03-01 Abdur Rehman, Pakistani cricket spin bowler (22 Tests, 99 wickets; 31 ODIs), born in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1980-04-15 James Foster, English cricketer

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