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Famous Cricketers in History (Part 9)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 1,916

  • 1935-10-09 Paul Barton, New Zealand cricketer (NZ batsman in early 1960's, century v South Africa), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1935-10-17 Alan Brown, cricketer (England opening attack Brown & White vs Pak 1961)
  • 1935-10-29 David Allen, English cricketer (England off-spinner of 60's), born in Horfield, Bristol, England (d. 2014)
  • 1935-11-02 Mohammad Munaf, Pakistan cricket fast bowler (4 Tests, 11 wickets), born in Mumbai, India (d. 2020)
  • 1935-11-23 Ken Eastwood, cricketer (opened for Aust v Eng SCG 1971)
  • 1935-11-27 Prakash Bhandari, Indian cricketer (3 Tests for India in mid-50's, 77 runs), born in Delhi, British India
  • 1935-12-04 Fred Rumsey, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 17 wickets; founded Professional Cricketers Association 1967), born in London, England
  • 1935-12-14 Butch [David William] White, English cricketer (England opening attack Brown & White v Pak 1961), born in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire
  • 1935-12-20 Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla, Pakistani cricket batsman (4 Tests; 1 x 100; Warwickshire, Otago) and broadcaster (TVNZ), born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • 1935-12-26 Rohan Kanhai, cricketer (one of West Indies' finest batsmen)
  • 1935-12-31 Peter Allan, Australian cricketer (1 Test Australia v England 1965, 2-58 & 0-25), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1936-02-03 Bob Simpson, Australian cricket batsman, captain and coach (62 Tests; Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1965), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1936-02-08 Manohar Hardikar, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests India v WI 1958-59)
  • 1936-02-17 Barry Jarman, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (19 Tests; 54 dismissals), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 2020)
  • 1936-02-17 Peter Walker, English cricket batsman (3 Tests; Glamorgan CCC), born in Bristol, England (d. 2020)
  • 1936-03-12 Keith Slater, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1958-59 series)
  • 1936-04-15 Jack Noreiga, West Indian cricketer (9-95 WI v India 1971), born in Saint Joseph, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 2003)
  • 1936-04-23 John D'Arcy, New Zealand cricketer (NZ Test batsman on 1958 England tour), born in Christchurch New Zealand
  • 1936-05-25 Rusi Surti, Indian cricketer (Indian slow lefty, hat-trick for Qld 1969), born in Surat, Gujarat, India (d. 2013)
  • 1936-05-30 Roy Harford, Fulham UK, British-born NZ cricketer
  • 1936-06-05 Kelly Seymour, South African cricketer (South African off-spinner in 7 Tests 1963-70), born in Kokstad, South Africa (d. 2019)
  • 1936-07-03 Eric Russell, English cricketer (England opening batsman early 60s), born in Dumbarton, Scotland
  • 1936-07-16 Venkataraman Subramanya, Indian cricketer (Indian batsman in nine Tests mid-60's), born in Bangalore, Karnataka
  • 1936-07-22 Harold "Dusty" Rhodes, England cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 9 wickets), Hadfield, England
  • 1936-07-28 Sir Garfield (Gary) Sobers, West Indian cricket all-rounder, captain (93 Tests, 57.78 batting average), born in Bridgetown, Barbados
  • 1936-10-02 Ian McLachlan, Australian cricket batsman (Cambridge Uni & SA; 72 FC matches) and politician (45th Australian Defence Minister), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1936-10-04 David Pithey, Rhodesian cricket all-rounder (8 Tests for South Africa), born in Salisbury, Zimbabwe (d. 2018)
  • 1936-10-10 Artie Dick, New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (NZ of 60's), born in Middlemarch, New Zealand
  • 1936-10-23 Barry Sinclair, cricketer (21 Tests for NZ in the 60's, 3 centuries)
  • 1936-10-25 Alan Smith, English cricket wicket-keeper (6 Tests), born in Birmingham, Warwickshire
  • 1936-12-08 Peter Parfitt, English cricketer (fine England batsman of the 1960's), born in Billingford, Breckland, Norfolk, England
  • 1936-12-08 Buster Farrer, South African cricketer (South African Test batsman 1962-64), born in King William's Town, Cape Province, South Africa
  • 1936-12-27 Phil Sharpe, English cricketer (12 Tests), born in Shipley, West Yorkshire (d. 2014)
  • 1937-01-04 Raman Surendranath, Indian cricket fast bowler (11 Tests, 26 wickets), born in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India (d. 2012)
  • 1937-01-14 Ken Higgs, English cricket fast bowler (15 Tests, 71 wickets, 1 x 50), born in Kidsgrove, England (d. 2016)
  • 1937-02-11 Bill Lawry AM, Australian cricket batsman and captain (67 Tests, 5,234 runs @ 47.15, 13 x 100s) and broadcaster (9 Network), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1937-02-11 Peter Lashley, cricketer (4 Tests for West Indies 1960-66)
  • 1937-02-19 Norman O'Neill, cricketer (great Aussie bat of 60's Brilliant field)
  • 1937-03-04 Graeme Dowling, cricketer (New Zealand, 239 v India 1968)
  • 1937-03-09 Grahame Chevalier, South African cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1970, 0 & 0*, 5-100), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2017)
  • 1937-03-11 John Ward, New Zealand cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests; 17 dismissals), born in Timaru, New Zealand (d. 2021)
  • 1937-03-14 Peter van der Merwe, cricketer (South African captain of mid-1960's)
  • 1937-04-06 Tom Veivers, cricketer (Australian off-spinner in the 60's)
  • 1937-04-22 Ken Palmer, English cricket umpire (22 Tests, 23 ODIs 1977-2001) and fast bowler (1 Test), born in Winchester, Hampshire, England
  • 1937-04-23 Barry Shepherd, Australian cricketer (Australian lefty bat early 60's), born in Donnybrook, Australia
  • 1937-05-11 David Allan, cricketer (West Indian wicketkeeper 1962-66)
  • 1937-06-09 Sven Conrad Stayers, Guyana cricketer (WI fast bowler 1962), born in Georgetown, Guyana (d. 2005)
  • 1937-06-15 Kumar Shri Indrajitsinhji, Indian cricketer (Indian keeper in 60's)
  • 1937-06-21 John Edrich, English cricketer (England left-handed batsman, 310* v NZ 1965), born in Blofield, Norfolk, England
  • 1937-07-22 John Price, England cricket fast-medium bowler (1964-72)
  • 1937-07-22 V B Ranjane, Indian cricket fast bowler (early 1960's)
  • 1937-08-03 Duncan Sharpe, Pakistani cricketer (3 Tests for Pakistan 1959-60), born in Rawalpindi, Punjab, British India
  • 1937-08-07 Don Wilson, English cricketer (England slow left-armer between 1963-71), born in Settle, United Kingdom (d. 2012)
  • 1937-09-12 Wes Hall, Barbadian former cricketer and politician, born in Glebe Land, Station Hill, Barbados
  • 1937-10-01 Saeed Ahmed, Pakistan cricket batsman (41 Tests; 2,991 runs @ 40.41), born in Jalandhar, Punjab
  • 1938-01-15 Chuni Goswami, Indian soccer striker and captain (30 caps; Mohun Bagan) and cricket all-rounder (captain Bengal), born in Kishoreganj, Bangladesh (d. 2020)
  • 1938-02-11 Bevan Congdon OBE, New Zealand cricket all-rounder and captain (61 Tests; 3448 runs @ 32.22, 7 x 100; 59 wickets), born in Motueka, New Zealand (d. 2018)
  • 1938-02-18 Barry Knight, English cricketer (England all-rounder mid-60s)
  • 1938-02-25 Farokh Engineer, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1961-75)
  • 1938-03-10 Ijaz Butt, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in 8 Tests 1958-60)
  • 1938-03-12 Vijay Mehra, cricketer (Indian Test batsman from age 17)
  • 1938-03-14 Johnny Gleeson, cricketer (mystery spinner for Australia 1966-72)
  • 1938-03-21 Grahame Thomas, cricketer (Australian batsman of the mid-60's)
  • 1938-04-03 Ray Hunter, Northern Irish cricket all-rounder (28 international matches) and rugby union centre (10 Tests; British & Irish Lions 1962; Portadown RFC), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2020)
  • 1938-04-05 Colin Bland, South African cricketer (South African bat Maybe the best cover field), born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  • 1938-04-08 Mohammad Farooq, Pakistani cricket fast bowler (7 Tests, 21 wickets; Karachi), born in Junagadh, India
  • 1938-04-17 Ian Buxton, English football forward (Derby County) and cricket all-rounder (Derbyshire captain), born in Cromford, Derbyshire (d. 2010)
  • 1938-05-08 Javed Burki, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 25 Tests 1960-69)
  • 1938-06-21 James Botten, South African cricketer (all-rounder in 1965 South African series v England), born in Pretoria, Transvaal (d. 2006)
  • 1938-06-27 Gordon Rorke, Australian cricketer (Australian quickie, 4 Tests at end of 50's), born in Mosman, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1938-07-01 Chester Watson, West Indian cricket fast bowler (7 Tests, 19 wickets), born in Negril, Jamaica
  • 1938-07-04 Cyril Mitchley, South African cricket wicket-keeper (Transvaal, later Test umpire), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa
  • 1938-07-06 Tony Lewis, Welsh cricket batsman and broadcaster (England 9 Tests, captain 1972-73; president MCC; BBC cricket coverage), born in Swansea, Wales
  • 1938-07-24 John Sparling, NZ cricket all-rounder (11 Tests 1958-64)
  • 1938-10-13 Mahboob Shah, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani Test umpire on intl panel), born in Delhi, India
  • 1938-10-28 Peter Carlstein, South African cricketer (South African Test batsman 1958-64), born in Klerksdorp, South Africa
  • 1938-11-19 Frank Misson, Australian cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 16 wickets; NSW), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1938-11-19 Richard Dumbrill, cricketer (South African all-rounder in 5 Tests 1965-67)
  • 1938-11-20 Tony White, West Indian cricketer (2 Tests WI v Australia 1965), born in Brighton, Saint Michael, Barbados
  • 1938-11-24 Wynne Bradburn, cricketer (father of Grant NZ batsman v South Africa 1964)
  • 1938-12-01 Bill Playle, New Zealand cricket batsman (8 Tests), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand (d. 2019)
  • 1939-01-17 Antao D'Souza, Pakistani cricket medium pace bowler (6 Tests, 17 wickets; Karachi, Peshawar), born in Nagoa, Goa, India
  • 1939-02-05 Brian Luckhurst, cricketer (England opener of 60's & early 70's)
  • 1939-02-27 Lester King, West Indian cricketer (WI fast bowler, 2 Tests 1962-68, 9 wkts), born in St Catherine, Jamaica
  • 1939-03-03 M L Jaisimha, cricketer (Indian batsman of the sixties)
  • 1939-03-17 Shahid Mahmoud, cricketer (opener scored 16 & 9 in only Pak Test)
  • 1939-03-19 Abbas Ali Baig, cricketer (Indian bat 112 on debut v England 1959)
  • 1939-03-29 Hanumant Singh, Indian cricketer (14 Tests for India-century on debut), born in Banswara, India
  • 1939-04-19 Michael Macaulay, South African cricketer (Tvl, W Prov, OFS, NE Tvl, E Prov & S Afr), born in Durban, Natal
  • 1939-06-12 Geoff Griffin, South African cricket fast bowler (2 Tests; first RSA Test hat-trick 1960), born in Greytown, Natal Province, South Africa (d. 2006)
  • 1939-06-20 Ramakant Desai, Indian cricket fast bowler (28 Tests, 74 wickets, 1 x 50; Bombay), born in Bombay, India (d. 1998)
  • 1939-06-27 Neil Hawke, Australian cricket fast bowler (27 Tests, 91 wickets; South Australia), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 2000)
  • 1939-06-29 Alan Connolly, Australian cricket fast bowler (29 Tests, 102 wickets; Victoria), born in Skipton, Australia
  • 1939-06-29 Ron Headley, West Indian cricket batsman (2 Tests; son of WI great George Headley; Worcestershire), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1939-07-06 Man Mohan Sood, Indian cricketer (scored 0 & 3 in his only Test for India), born in Lahore, Punjab
  • 1939-07-15 Haseeb Ahsan, Pakistani cricket off-spinner (12 Tests 1958-62)
  • 1939-07-31 Roger Prideaux, English cricketer (England batsman in 3 Tests 1968-69), born in Chelsea, London
  • 1939-10-02 Budhi Kunderan, Indian cricket wicketkeeper and batsman (18 Tests), born in Mulki, Karnataka (d. 2006)
  • 1939-11-05 Kenneth Walter, South African cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 6 wickets), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2003)
  • 1939-12-31 Afaq Hussain, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani off-spinner in 2 Tests 1961-64), born in Lucknow, India (d. 2002)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 801 - 900 of 1,045

  • 1995-07-22 Harold Larwood, England cricket fast bowler (21 Tests, Bodyline Series v Australia 1932-33), dies at 90
  • 1995-07-22 Roley Jenkins, English cricket spin bowler (9 Tests, 32 wickets), dies at 76
  • 1995-08-21 Ken Rickards, West Indies cricketer (104 runs at 34 66 for WI 1948-52), dies at 71
  • 1995-09-10 Molly Hide, English cricketer who captained England for 17 years, dies at 81
  • 1995-10-26 Agha Saadat Ali, Pakistani cricketer (8 not out in 1 inn for Pak 1956), dies at 66
  • 1995-11-10 Clairmonte Depeiaza, West Indian cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955), dies at 67
  • 1995-11-30 Hopper Levett, Kent cricket wicket-keeper (1930-47, Test 1934), dies
  • 1995-12-25 Jimmy Boucher, cricketer (great Irish all-rounder 1929-54), dies
  • 1996-01-27 Thomas "Tommy" Mitchell, English cricketer (5 tests for England), dies at 93
  • 1996-02-11 Cyril Poole, English cricketer (Notts 1946-62, England 1951-52 in 3 Tests), dies at 74
  • 1996-04-19 Norman Oldfield, English cricketer (scored 99 runs in Test for England), dies at 84
  • 1996-04-21 A H Kardar, cricketer (3 Tests for India & 23 for Pak 1946-58), dies
  • 1996-05-14 Sritharan Jeganathan, cricketer, 1st Sri Lankan Test player to die
  • 1996-05-17 Rusi Modi, Indian cricketer (736 runs 10 post-war Tests for India), dies at 71
  • 1996-06-08 Gerry Gomez, cricketer (West Indian captain played 29 Tests), dies
  • 1996-06-23 Ray Lindwall, Australian cricket fast bowler (61 Tests, 228 wickets @ 23.03), dies from a stroke at 74
  • 1996-07-12 Nazar Mohammad, cricketer (Pakistan's 1st five Tests 1952-53), dies
  • 1996-07-17 Alan McGilvray, Australian cricketer (NSW 1933-37) and radio commentator (1935-85), dies at 85
  • 1996-08-06 Leonard John Coldwell, cricketer, dies at 63
  • 1996-08-07 Gerry Gomez, West Indian cricketer (post-war WI all-rounder), dies at 76
  • 1996-09-02 Paddy Clift, cricketer (Rhod & Leicester all-rounder 1970-88), dies
  • 1996-09-04 Sam Cook, English cricketer (Gloucestershire slow bowler with one Test for England), dies at 75
  • 1996-09-23 Jack Newman CBE, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (3 Tests; Test selector 1958-63; president NZ Cricket Council 1964-67), dies at 94
  • 1996-10-11 Keith Boyce, West Indian cricketer (West Indies all-rounder 1969-76), dies of chronic cirrhosis of the liver at 53
  • 1996-10-12 Jack Robertson, cricketer (Midsex & Eng open bat 11 Tests), dies at 79
  • 1996-11-12 Don Kenyon, cricketer, dies at 72
  • 1996-12-17 Lawrie Miller, New Zealand cricket batsman (13 Tests), dies at 73
  • 1997-01-01 Graham Kersey, English cricket wicket-keeper, dies in car crash at 25
  • 1997-01-22 Ian Munro, British medical journalist, humanitarian and cricketer, dies at 73
  • 1997-03-13 Leo O'Brien, Australian cricket batsman (5 Tests; Victoria), dies at 89
  • 1997-04-13 Foffie Williams, West Indian cricket all-rounder (4 Tests; 9 wickets, 1 x 50; Barbados), dies at 83
  • 1997-04-23 Dennis Compton, England cricket batsman & footballer (5,807 Test runs, Arsenal 1950 FA Cup), dies at 78
  • 1997-06-03 John Holt, West Indian cricket batsman (17 Tests, 1066 runs at 36.75; 2 x 100s), dies at 73
  • 1997-07-06 Brun Smith, New Zealand cricket batsman (4 Tests @ 47.40), dies at 75
  • 1997-11-16 Headley Keith, South African cricket batsman (8 Tests @ 21.19), dies at 70
  • 1997-12-20 Dick Spooner, English cricket wicket-keeper (7 Tests; 12 dismissals), dies at 77
  • 1998-01-05 David Bairstow, English cricket wicket keeper, broadcaster (4 Tests, 13 dismissals; father of England Test 'keeper Jonny; Yorkshire CCC), dies from suicide at 46
  • 1998-01-16 Lionel Birkett, West Indian cricketer (WI vice-capt on Australian tour 1930-31), dies at 92
  • 1998-01-22 C. P. "Chilla" Christ, Australian cricketer (Qld spinner late 30's), dies at 86
  • 1998-02-09 Ken Weekes, West Indian cricket batsman (2 Tests, top score 137; first Test cricketer born in US), dies at 86
  • 1998-04-28 Ramakant Desai, Indian cricket fast bowler (28 Tests, 74 wickets, 1 x 50; Bombay), dies from cardiac arrest at 58
  • 1998-05-29 Eric St Eval Atkinson, West Indian cricketer (bro of Denis WI pace bowler 1958-59), dies at 70
  • 1998-10-09 Ian Johnson CBE, Australian cricket spin bowler and captain (45 Tests; 109 wickets), dies at 80
  • 1998-10-28 Ghulam Ahmed, Indian cricketer (off-spinner in 22 Tests for India in 1950's), dies at 76
  • 1998-11-13 Doug Wright, English cricket spin bowler (34 Tests, 108 wickets; Kent), dies at 84
  • 1999-01-04 Maqsood Ahmed, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 16 Tests 1952-56), dies at 73
  • 1999-04-27 Cyril Washbrook, English cricketer (stalwart Lancs & England opener), dies at 84
  • 1999-05-03 Godfrey Evans, English cricket wicket-keeper (91 Tests; 219 dismissals; Kent), dies at 78
  • 1999-07-01 Jack Moroney, Australian cricketer, dies at 81
  • 1999-11-04 Malcolm Marshall, West Indian cricketer (WI quickie 1978-91, WI top wicket-taker), dies at 41
  • 1999-11-13 Jaswick Taylor, West Indian cricket fast bowler (3 Tests; 5/109 in Test debut 1958), dies at 67
  • 1999-12-04 Sylvester Clarke, West Indian cricket fast bowler (11 Tests, 42 wickets), dies from a heart attack at 44
  • 1999-12-19 Hemchandra Tukaram "Bal" Dani, Indian cricketer (Test Ind v Pak, 1-19, ct 1, DNB), dies at 66
  • 2000-01-11 Betty Archdale OBE, Anglo-Australian educationalist and English cricket batsman and captain (5 Tests), dies at 92
  • 2000-01-11 Phil Carrick, English cricketer (Yorkshire County Cricket Club), dies at 47
  • 2000-03-06 Chris Balderstone, English cricket batsman (England, belated faced WI in 1976), dies at 59
  • 2000-04-12 Niaz Ahmed, Pakistani cricketer (1st & last East Pakistani to play Test cricket), dies at 54
  • 2000-04-24 John Beck, New Zealand cricket batsman (8 Tests; 3 x 50; top score 99; Wellington), dies at 65
  • 2000-06-10 Brian Statham, English cricket fast bowler (70 Tests, 252 wickets @ 24.84), dies at 69
  • 2000-06-20 Jim De Courcy, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman 1953), dies at 73
  • 2000-08-10 Gilbert Parkhouse, Welsh cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1950-59), dies at 74
  • 2000-08-14 Cuan McCarthy, South African cricketer (b. 1929)
  • 2000-09-05 Roy Fredericks, West Indian cricketer (brilliant WI lefty opener 169 v Aust 1975), dies at 57
  • 2000-12-04 Colin Cowdrey CBE, England cricket batsman (114 Tests, 7,624 runs @ 44.06), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • 2000-12-25 Neil Hawke, Australian cricket fast bowler (27 Tests, 91 wickets), dies at 61

Person of interestDonald Bradman

2001-02-25 Sir Donald Bradman AC, Australian Cricket Batsman and captain (52 Tests; 6,996 runs @ WR 99.94 average; HS 334; 29 x 100s), dies of pneumonia at 92

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 2001-05-14 Gil Langley, Australian cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1951-56), dies at 81
  • 2001-07-18 Roy Gilchrist, West Indian cricket fast bowler (13 Tests, 57 wickets), dies at 67
  • 2001-10-07 Alf Gover, English cricket fast bowler (4 Tests) and coach (Frank Tyson, Viv Richards, Andy Roberts, Ian Bishop; Surrey), dies at 93
  • 2001-11-09 Denis Atkinson, West Indian cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955), dies at 75
  • 2002-01-25 Winston Place, English cricketer (England opener in West Indies 1948), dies at 87
  • 2002-03-23 Ben Hollioake, English cricketer (b. 1977)
  • 2002-05-31 Subhash "Fergie" Gupte, Indian cricketer (brilliant Indian leg-spinner), dies at 72
  • 2002-06-01 Hansie Cronje, South African Cricket Batsman and captain (68 Tests, 3,714 runs, 43 wickets; 188 ODIs; life ban for match-fixing 2000), dies in a plane crash at 32
  • 2002-09-03 Len Wilkinson, English cricket spin bowler (3 Tests, 7 wickets; Lancashire CCC), dies at 85
  • 2002-09-08 Laurie Williams, West Indian cricketer (West Indian ODI all-rounder v NZ 1996), dies at 33
  • 2002-09-30 Arthur Hazlerigg, British peer and cricketer, dies at 92
  • 2002-10-09 Anwar Hussain, Pakistani cricketer (four Tests for Pakistan v India 1952-53), dies at 82
  • 2002-11-19 George Fullerton, South African cricketer (South African keeper-batsman 1947-51), dies at 79
  • 2002-11-22 C. S. Nayudu, Indian cricketer (brother of C K, 11 Tests as leggie), dies at 88
  • 2003-05-11 Ernie Toshack, Australian cricket fast bowler (12 Tests, 47 wickets), dies at 88
  • 2003-06-23 Doug Ring, Australian cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's), dies at 84
  • 2003-08-08 Jack Noreiga, West Indian cricketer (9-95 WI v India 1971), dies at 67
  • 2003-09-08 Gulabrai Ramchand, Indian cricketer (valuable all-rounder in 33 Tests for India), dies at 76
  • 2003-09-13 Kenneth Walter, South African cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 6 wickets), dies at 63
  • 2003-10-25 Hemu Adhikari, Indian cricket batsman (21 Tests; HS 114 1st Test v WI 1948), dies at 84
  • 2003-12-17 David Smith, English cricket fast-medium bowler (5 Tests), dies at 69
  • 2003-12-21 M. J. Gopalan, Indian cricketer (1 Test India v England 1933-34), dies at 94
  • 2004-01-19 David Hookes, Australian cricketer and coach, dies at 48
  • 2004-03-08 Frank Mooney, New Zealand cricket wicketkeeper (13 Tests, 30 dismissals; Wellington), dies at 82
  • 2004-04-08 Frank Chamberlain, English cricketer and CEO (Test & County Cricket Board), dies at 78
  • 2004-04-24 Willie Watson, English cricket batsman (23 Tests, 2 x 100s) and soccer midfielder (4 caps; Sunderland), dies at 84
  • 2004-08-14 Eric Petrie, New Zealand cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's), dies at 77
  • 2004-10-11 Keith Miller, Australian cricketer (one of Australia's best ever all-rounders), dies at 84
  • 2005-01-04 Robert Christiani, West Indian cricketer (brother of Cyril WI batsman in 22 Tests), dies at 84
  • 2005-02-04 Peter Heine, South African cricketer (solid South African fast bowler in 1950's), dies at 76
  • 2005-02-26 Ian Colquhoun, New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (2 Tests, 4 dismissals), dies at 80
  • 2005-04-06 Geoff Millman, English cricket wicket-keeper (6 Tests), dies at 70
  • 2005-04-15 Ken Funston, South African cricket batsman (18 Tests, top score 92), dies at 79
  • 2005-05-30 Fazal Mahmood, Pakistan cricket fast bowler (34 Tests, 139 wickets), dies at 78

Famous Cricketers