Australian Cricket in History (Part 3)

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  • 1955-05-03 David Hookes, Australian cricketer and coach, born in Mile End, Adelaide, Australia (d. 2004)

Person of interestAllan Border

1955-07-27 Allan Border, Australian cricketer (captain of Australia team), born in Cremorne, New South Wales, Australia

Cricketer Allan Border
Cricketer
Allan Border
  • 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 cricketer (Australian lefty opening batsman 1978-88), 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 player, fast bowler (1980-89) and coach of Pakistan, born in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, 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 cricketer (Aust opening batsman 1985-92), born in Northam, 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
  • 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
  • 1960-12-29 David Boon, 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 cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1987-95), born in North Adelaide, Australia
  • 1963-01-26 Simon O'Donnell, Australian cricketer (Deniliquin NSW ODI all-rounder 1985-90), 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
  • 1963-10-30 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
  • 1964-04-20 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
  • 1964-06-25 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
  • 1965-06-02 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

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
  • 1969-10-07 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

Person of interestGlenn McGrath

1970-02-09 Glenn McGrath, Australian cricket fast bowler (124 Tests, 563 wickets @ 21.64)), born in Dubbo, New South Wales

Cricketer Glenn McGrath
Cricketer
Glenn McGrath
  • 1970-02-21 Michael Slater, Australian cricketer (devastating Aust opening bat since 1993), 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
  • 1971-02-06 Brad Hogg, Australian cricketer (WA chinaman all-rounder, Australia v India 1996), born in Narrogin, 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
  • 1972-07-25 Kevin Roberts, Australian cricketer (NSW middle-order batsman since 1994-95), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 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 cricketer (fast bowler, Australia 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1975-05-27 Michael Hussey, Australian cricketer
  • 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
  • 1977-09-12 Nathan Bracken, Australian cricketer, born in Penrith, Australia
  • 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
  • 1981-04-02 Michael Clarke, Australian cricket batsman and captain (115 Tests, 8,643 runs @ 49.10, 28 x 100s; 245 ODIs) and broadcaster (9 Network, FoxSports), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1981-06-17 Shane Watson, Australian Test cricket all-rounder (2005-2015), born in Ipswich, Queensland
  • 1981-11-02 Mitchell Johnson, Australian cricket fast bowler (73 Tests, 313 wickets @ 28.40; 153 ODIs), born in Townsville, Queensland
  • 1986-10-27 David Warner, Australian cricket batsman (top Test score 335no 2019; 2nd highest by an Australian; "Sandpaper-gate" 2018 12-month suspension), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1988-11-30 Phillip Hughes, Australian cricketer who died in cricket accident, born in Macksville, Australia (d. 2014)
  • 1989-06-02 Steve Smith, Australian cricket batsman (Test batting rating of 947, 2nd-highest of all time), born in Sydney, NSW

Deaths in Sport