Australian Cricket in History (Part 3)

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Birthdays 201 - 300 of 311

  • 1950-10-09 Mick Malone, Australian cricketer (WA seamer, Test 1977, made 46 took 5-63, 1-14), born in Scarborough, Australia
  • 1950-11-21 Bruce Laird, Australian cricket batsman (21 Tests; 23 ODIs; 13 "Supertests" in World Series Cricket), born in Perth, Western Australia
  • 1951-01-30 Trevor Laughlin, Australian cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1978-79), born in Nyah West, Australia
  • 1951-06-26 Gary Gilmour, Australian cricket all-rounder (15 Tests, 54 wickets, HS 101; NSWCA), born in Waratah, Australia (d. 2014)
  • 1951-11-01 Craig Serjeant, Australian cricket batsman (12 Tests; top score 124, 1977), born in Perth, West Australia
  • 1952-02-06 Ric Charlesworth, Australian cricketer (WA opener, Aust hockey capt) and politician (Labour), born in Subiaco, Australia
  • 1952-07-23 Paul Hibbert, Australian cricketer (one Test Aust v India 1977, scored 13 & 2), born in Brunswick, Australia (d. 2008)
  • 1952-10-07 Graham Yallop, Australian cricket batsman (39 Tests, [7 captain], 8 x 100s, 9 x 50, HS 268; Victoria CA), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1952-10-12 Trevor Chappell, Australian cricket all-rounder (3 Tests; 20 ODIs, 1 x 100; underarm bowling controversy; South Australia, West Australia, NSW), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1953-04-05 John Buchanan, Australian cricketer (Qld batsman 78-79, Shield coach 1995), born in Ipswich, Queensland
  • 1953-04-25 Gary Cosier, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman 1975-78, 109 on debut v WI), born in Richmond, Victoria, Australia
  • 1953-06-25 Ian Davis, Australian cricket batsman (15 Tests, 1 x 100; NSW CA), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1954-01-23 Trevor Hohns, Australian cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1989), born in Queensland, Australia

Kim HughesKim Hughes (69 years old)

1954-01-26 Australian Cricket Batsman and captain (70 Tests, 9 x 100, HS 213; 97 ODIs, 17 x 50; Western Australia CA, Natal), born in Margaret River, Australia

  • 1954-02-25 Steve Rixon, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (1977-85)
  • 1954-03-16 Dav Whatmore, Australian cricket batsman (7 Tests, 2 x 50s; Victoria) and coach (Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1954-04-20 Peter Toohey, Australian cricket batsman (15 Tests, 1 x 100, 7 x 50, HS 122; NSW CA), born in Blayney, Australia
  • 1954-06-11 John Dyson, Australian cricketer (NSW & Australian opening batsman), born in Kogarah, Sydney, Australia
  • 1954-07-13 Ray "Candles" Bright, Australian cricket slow-left armer (1977-86)
  • 1955-05-01 Julien Wiener, Australian cricket batsman (6 Tests, top score 93; 7 ODIs), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1955-05-02 Ian Callen, Australian cricketer (one Test Australia v India 1978, six wickets), born in Alexandra, Victoria, Australia
  • 1955-05-03 David Hookes, Australian cricketer and coach, born in Mile End, Adelaide, Australia (d. 2004)

Allan BorderAllan Border (67 years old)

1955-07-27 Australian Cricket Batsman (156 Tests [93 as captain]; 11,174 runs @ 50.56; 27 x 100s; TS 205; 273 ODIs), born in Sydney, Australia

  • 1956-06-12 Terry Alderman, Australian cricketer (prolific Australian medium-pacer 1981-91), born in Subiaco, Perth, Australia
  • 1956-08-22 Peter Taylor, Australian cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1987-92), born in North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1956-11-06 Graeme Wood, Australian cricket batsman (59 Tests, 9 x 100, HS 172; 83 ODIs, 3 x 100; WA CA), born in East Fremantle, Australia
  • 1957-05-01 Rick Darling, Australian cricket batsman (14 Tests, top score 91; 18 ODIs), born in Walkerie, Australia
  • 1957-05-04 Peter Sleep, Australian cricketer (Australian leg-spin all-rounder 1979-90), born in Penola, Australia
  • 1957-12-07 Geoff "Henry" Lawson, Australian cricket fast bowler (46 Tests, 180 wickets, BB 8/112; NSWCA, Lancashire) and coach (Pakistan 2007-08), born in Wagga Wagga, Australia
  • 1958-03-01 Wayne Phillips, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (27 Tests, 52 dismissals; 48 ODIs), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1958-12-31 Geoff Marsh, Australian cricket batsman (50 Tests, 4 x 100s; 117 ODIs, 9 x 100s), born in Northam, Australia
  • 1959-02-24 Michael Whitney, Australian cricket fast bowler (12 Tests, 39 wickets, BB 7/27; 38 ODIs, 46 wickets; NSWCA, Gloucestershire CCC), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1959-03-13 Dirk Wellham, Australian cricketer (century on NSW debut & Australian debut), born in Marrickville, Sydney
  • 1959-04-02 Ken Macleay, Australian cricket fast bowler (16 ODIs, 15 wickets; Western Australia), born in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England
  • 1959-11-08 Simon Davis, Australian cricket pace bowler (Test v NZ 1986, no wkts), born in Brighton, Victoria, Australia
  • 1959-12-15 Greg Matthews, Australian cricket all-rounder (33 Tests, 61 wickets, 4 x 100s; NSW CA), born in Newcastle, Australia
  • 1960-01-23 Greg Ritchie, Australian cricketer (Qld & Aust batsman Fat Cat Mahatma Cote), born in Stanthorpe, Queensland
  • 1960-12-29 Dave Gilbert, Australian cricketer (Aussie pace bowler in 9 Tests 1985-86), born in Darlinghurst, Australia

David BoonDavid Boon (62 years old)

1960-12-29 Australian Cricket Batsman (107 Tests, 7,422 runs @ 43.65; 21 x 100s; 181 ODIs), born in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

  • 1961-03-24 Dean Jones, Australian cricket batsman and broadcaster (52 Tests @ 46.55; 164 ODIs; Victoria), born in Coburg, Australia (d. 2020)
  • 1961-09-25 Tim Zoehrer, Australian cricketer (Aussie keeper, & occasional WA leggie), born in Armadale, Australia
  • 1961-11-23 Merv Hughes, Australian cricket fast bowler (53 Tests, 212 wickets; 33 ODIs), born in Euroa, Australia
  • 1961-12-21 Trevor Bayliss, Australian cricketer (NSW batsman) and coach (England), born in Goulburn, Australia
  • 1962-01-26 Tim May, Australian cricket spin bowler (24 Tests, 75 wickets, BB 5/9; South Australia CA), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1963-01-26 Simon O'Donnell, Australian cricket all-rounder (6 Tests, 6 wickets, BB 3/37; 87 ODIs, 108 wickets; Victoria CA), born in Deniliquin, Australia
  • 1963-03-14 Bruce Reid, Australian cricket fast bowler (27 Tests, 113 wickets @ 24.63; 61 ODIs), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1963-10-02 Keith Bradshaw, Australian cricket administrator (Secretary & Chief Executive Marylebone Cricket Club; CEO South Australian Cricket), born in Hobart, Australia (d. 2021)
  • 1963-10-30 Mike Veletta, Australian cricketer (West Aussie opening batsman, 8 Tests for Aust), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1964-01-16 Trevor Barsby, Australian cricketer (Queensland opening batsman since 1984-85), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1964-03-10 Greg Campbell, Australian cricket fast bowler (4 Tests, 13 wickets; 12 ODIs), born in Launceston, 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
  • 1964-06-25 Phil Emery, Australian cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper, Australia 1994), born in St Ives, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1964-10-27 Mark Taylor, Australian cricketer (genius Australian captain since 1994), born in Leeton, Australia
  • 1964-12-31 Denis Hickey, Australian cricketer (fast bowler for Vic, SA & Glamorgan), born in Mooroopna, Australia
  • 1965-04-14 Craig McDermott, Australian cricket pace bowler (tireless Austr since 1984), born in Ipswich, Australia
  • 1965-06-02 Mark Waugh, Australian cricketer (twin of Steve)
  • 1965-06-02 Steve Waugh, Australian cricket captain
  • 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
  • 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
  • 1966-04-27 Peter McIntyre, Australian cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1995), born in Gisborne, Australia
  • 1967-03-11 Andrew Zesers, Australian cricketer (1987 World Cup)
  • 1968-05-05 Tim Neilsen, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (South Australian 1991), born in Forest Gate, London, England
  • 1968-07-06 Anthony Kershler, Australian cricketer (NSW left-arm spinner 1994-95), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1968-12-24 Joe Scuderi, Australian cricketer (South Australian all-rounder), born in Ingham, Australia
  • 1969-02-11 Mark Atkinson, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (Tasmanian batsman), born in Sydney, Australia

Shane WarneShane Warne (1969-2022)

1969-09-13 Australian cricket spin bowler and broadcaster (145 Tests, 708 wickets, BB 8/71; 194 ODIs; Victoria CA, Hampshire CCC), born in Melbourne, Australia

  • 1969-10-07 Martin Haywood, Australian cricketer (NSW opening batsman), born in Tamworth, Australia
  • 1969-12-10 Darren Berry, Australian cricketer (Victorian wicket-keeper since 1989-90), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1970-01-02 Anthony Stuart, Australian cricket fast bowler and coach (3 ODIs; 8 wickets @ 13.62; hat trick 1997), born in Newcastle, Australia
  • 1970-02-05 Darren Lehmann, Australian cricket batsman (27 Tests @ 44.95, 5 x 100s; 117 ODIs) and coach (Australia 2013-18), born in Gawler, Australia

Glenn McGrathGlenn McGrath (52 years old)

1970-02-09 Australian cricket fast bowler (124 Tests, 563 wickets @ 21.64, BB 8/24; NSW CA, Worcestershire CCC, Middlesex CCC), born in Dubbo, Australia

  • 1970-02-21 Michael Slater, Australian cricket batsman (74 Tests, 14 x 100, HS 219; NSW CA, Derbyshire CCC) and broadcaster (9 Network 7 Network), born in Wagga Wagga, Australia
  • 1970-04-24 Damien Fleming, Australian cricket pace bowler (hat-trick on Test debut), born in Bentley, Perth, Australia
  • 1970-06-13 Shaun Young, Australian cricketer (Tasmanian all-rounder, Young Aust 1995), born in Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
  • 1970-07-26 Phil Alley, Australian cricketer (NSW left-arm pace bowler), born in Orange, New South Wales
  • 1970-08-27 Andy Bichel, Australian cricketer and pace bowler, born in Laidley, Queensland, Australia
  • 1970-11-21 Justin Langer, Australian cricket batsman (105 Tests, 23 x 100, HS 250; WACA, Middlesex CCC, Somerset CCC) and coach (Australia 2018-22), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1971-02-06 Brad Hogg, Australian cricketer (WA chinaman all-rounder, Australia v India 1996), born in Narrogin, Australia
  • 1971-09-28 Matthew Elliott, Australian cricket batsman (21 Tests, 3 x 100, HS 199; Victoria CA, Glamorgan CCC, South Australia CA), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1971-10-29 Matthew Hayden, Australian cricket batsman (103 Tests, 8,625runs @ 50.73, 30 x 100, HS 380; 161 ODIs, 10 x 100; Queensland CA, Hampshire CCC, Northamptonshire CCC, Chennai Super Kings, Brisbane Heat), born in Kingaroy, Australia
  • 1971-11-14 Adam Gilchrist, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (96 Tests, 416 dismissals, 47.6 batting average; first player 100 sixes in Tests) and broadcaster (FoxSports), born in Bellingen, Australia
  • 1971-12-10 Manjula Munasinghe, Sri Lankan-Australian cricketer (Sri Lankan ODI pace bowler), born in Colombo, Ceylon
  • 1972-02-10 Michael Kasprowicz, Australian cricketer (Australian Test fast bowler v WI 1996), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1972-10-11 Troy Corbett, Australian cricket pace bowler (Victorian lefty since 1994-95), born in Ouyen, Australia
  • 1973-08-01 Ben Johnson, Australian cricketer (promising South Australian opening batsman), born in Naracoorte, South Australia
  • 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
  • 1974-02-27 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
  • 1974-11-20 Brad Williams, Australian cricket fast bowler (4 Tests, 9 wickets; 25 ODIs, 35 wickets), born in Frankston, Australia
  • 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
  • 1975-04-19 Jason Gillespie, Australian cricket fast bowler (first Aboriginal male to play Test cricket for Australia; 71 Tests, 259 wickets, BB 7/39, HS 201no; South Australia CA, Yorkshire CCC, Sussex CCC), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1975-05-27 Michael Hussey, Australian cricketer

Andrew SymondsAndrew Symonds (1975-2022)

1975-06-09 Australian cricket all-rounder (26 Tests, 2 x 100, 10 x 50, HS 162no, 24 wickets; Queensland CA, Kent CCC, Deccan Chargers), born in Birmingham, England

  • 1975-08-21 Simon Katich, Australian cricketer, born in Middle Swan, Australia
  • 1976-07-27 Scott Mason, Australian cricketer, born in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia (d. 2005)
  • 1976-11-08 Brett Lee, Australian cricketer (brother of Shane, AIS representative), born in Wollongong, Australia

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