English Cricket in History (Part 2)

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Birthdays 101 - 192 of 192

  • 1935-07-22 Tom Cartwright, England cricket medium pacer (5 Tests 1964-65)
  • 1935-08-01 Geoff Pullar, English cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's early 60's), born in Swinton, Lancashire, England (d. 2014)
  • 1935-08-21 Ken Taylor, English cricketer (England opening batsman three times 1959-64), born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire
  • 1935-09-26 Bob Barber, English cricketer (dashing England lefty bat in 28 Tests 1960-68), born in Withington, Manchester
  • 1935-10-05 Jimmy Binks, English cricket wicket-keeper (England twice v India 1964), born in Hull, Yorkshire, England
  • 1936-07-22 Harold "Dusty" Rhodes, England cricket pace bowler (1959)
  • 1936-12-27 Phil Sharpe, English cricketer (12 Tests), born in Shipley, West Yorkshire (d. 2014)
  • 1937-07-22 John Price, England cricket fast-medium bowler (1964-72)
  • 1939-06-11 Rachel Heyhoe Flint, English cricket player and journalist, born in Wolverhampton (d. 2017)
  • 1939-07-31 Roger Prideaux, English cricketer (England batsman in 3 Tests 1968-69), born in Chelsea, London
  • 1939-09-23 Henry Blofeld, English cricket commentator
  • 1940-08-01 Mervyn Kitchen, English cricketer and umpire, born in Nailsea, Somerset
  • 1940-11-13 Jack Birkenshaw, English cricketer (England off-spinner 1973-74), born in Rothwell, England
  • 1941-10-13 John Snow, English cricketer (fiery England quickie Unpopular with Aussies), born in Peopleton, Worcestershire, England
  • 1943-08-14 Barrie Leadbeater, English cricketer and umpire, born in Harehills, Leeds
  • 1944-03-09 Geoff Arnold, English cricketer (England medium-pacer in 34 Tests 1967-75), born in Earlsfield, Surrey, England
  • 1944-11-13 Ken Shuttleworth, English cricketpaceman (England on 1970-71 Ashes tour), born in St Helens, Lancashire
  • 1945-06-08 Derek Underwood, England cricket spin bowler (86 Tests, 297 wickets), born in Bromley, England
  • 1945-07-16 Barry Dudleston, English cricketer and cricket umpire, born in Bebington, Cheshire
  • 1946-04-09 Alan Knott, great English cricket wicketkeeper (1967-81)

Person of interestTony Greig

1946-10-06 Tony Greig, English cricket captain, all-rounder (1972-77) and commentator, born in Queenstown, South Africa (d. 2012)

Cricketer and Commentator Tony Greig
Cricketer and Commentator
Tony Greig
  • 1947-08-10 Alan Ward, England cricket pace bowler (1969-76)
  • 1948-04-25 Mike Selvey, English cricketer (England pace bowler of late 70's), born in Chiswick, Middlesex, England
  • 1951-09-01 David Bairstow, England cricketer (d. 1998)
  • 1952-07-16 Phil Carrick, English cricketer (Yorkshire County Cricket Club), born in Armley, Yorkshire, England (d. 2000)
  • 1952-08-20 John Emburey, England cricket off-spinner (1978-95, captain 1988)

Person of interestGraham Gooch

1953-07-23 Graham Gooch, English cricketer, captain of England, opening batsman and prolific run scorer, born in London

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Cricketer
Graham Gooch
  • 1953-10-14 Roland Butcher, Barbados born English cricketer (1st cricketer of Caribbean descent to play for England 1981), born in Saint Philip Parish, Barbados
  • 1954-06-05 Phil Neale, English cricketer and coach, born in Scunthorpe

Person of interestIan Botham

1955-11-24 Ian Botham, England cricket captain, all-rounder (102 Tests, 5,200 runs, 383 wickets), born in Heswall, England

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • 1956-03-06 Peter Roebuck, English cricketer and journalist, born in Oddington, Oxfordshire, England (d. 2011)
  • 1956-06-17 Nick Cook, English cricketer (left arm slow bowler in 15 Tests 1983-89), born in Leicester
  • 1957-03-06 Mike Gatting, England cricket batsman (79 Tests, captain 1986-88), born in Kingsbury, England
  • 1957-04-04 Paul Downton, English cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 80's), born in Farnborough, London
  • 1957-04-20 Graeme Fowler, English cricketer (England left-handed opener early 80s), born in Accrington, Lancashire, England
  • 1957-08-19 Ian Gould, England cricketer
  • 1958-08-10 Jack Richards, English cricket wicket-keeper (mid-80's)
  • 1959-04-08 Martin Weston, English cricketer
  • 1959-07-27 David East, English cricketer, born in London
  • 1960-03-03 Colin Wells, English cricketer
  • 1960-04-04 Jonathan Agnew, English cricket broadcaster, born in Macclesfield, Cheshire
  • 1960-05-04 Martyn Moxon, English cricketer (England batsman in ten Tests 1986-89), born in Stairfoot, Barnsley, Yorkshire
  • 1961-03-18 Kevan James, English cricket all-rounder (4 wickets/4 balls + 103 Hampshire v India 1996), born in Lambeth, England
  • 1961-08-01 Mike Watkinson, English cricketer (England off-spinner all-rounder v WI 1995), born in Westhoughton, Lancashire
  • 1961-10-18 Gladstone Small, English cricketer, born in St. George, Barbados
  • 1962-10-11 Phil Newport, English cricketer (England pace bowler in 3 Tests 1988-91), born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • 1963-04-02 Dermot Reeve, English cricketer and unorthodox all-rounder, born in Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • 1963-08-15 Jack Russell, superb England cricket wicket-keeper (36 Tests 1988-94)
  • 1964-06-12 Peter Such, English cricketer (England off-spinner 1993-), born in Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
  • 1965-07-30 Tim Munton, English cricketer (England pace bowler in two Tests 1992), born in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
  • 1965-08-06 Vincent Wells, England cricketer
  • 1966-05-23 Graeme Hick, English cricketer (65 Tests for England), born in Salisbury, Rhodesia
  • 1967-07-27 Neil Smith, English cricketer (Warwickshire & England A all-rounder), born in Solihull, Warwickshire
  • 1968-03-28 Nasser Hussain, English cricketer (Essex & England batsman), born in Chennai, India
  • 1968-11-21 Andy Caddick, English cricket pace bowler (NZ 1993)
  • 1969-08-01 Graham Thorpe, English cricketer (England LHB Century on Test debut 1993), born in Farnham, Surrey, England
  • 1969-09-05 Mark Ramprakash, English cricketer, born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1970-02-11 Alistair Brown, English cricketer (Surrey & England ODI opening batsman 1996), born in Beckenham, United Kingdom
  • 1971-09-05 Adam Hollioake, England cricketer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1971-09-21 John Crawley, English cricketer
  • 1974-10-29 Michael Vaughan, English cricketer
  • 1975-12-25 Marcus Trescothick, English cricketer
  • 1976-07-14 Geraint Jones, English cricketer
  • 1977-03-02 Andrew Strauss, English cricket player, born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province
  • 1977-07-19 Ed Smith, English cricketer
  • 1977-08-20 James Ormond, England cricketer
  • 1977-10-13 Gareth Batty, English cricketer, born in Bradford, Yorkshire
  • 1977-11-11 Ben Hollioake, English cricketer (d. 2002)
  • 1977-12-06 Andrew Flintoff, English cricketer
  • 1978-08-10 Chris Read, British cricketer and captain of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, born in Paignton, England
  • 1978-09-22 Ed Joyce, Irish-English cricketer
  • 1978-10-22 Owais Shah, English cricketer
  • 1978-10-23 Steve Harmison, English cricketer
  • 1978-12-25 Simon Jones, English cricketer
  • 1979-03-24 Graeme Swann, English cricketer
  • 1980-04-15 James Foster, English cricketer
  • 1980-06-27 Kevin Pietersen, English cricketer, born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • 1980-07-30 James Anderson, English cricketer
  • 1980-08-04 Richard Dawson, English cricketer
  • 1980-11-27 Michael Yardy, English cricketer
  • 1981-01-21 Jamie Dalrymple, English cricketer
  • 1981-08-04 Ben Scott, English cricketer
  • 1981-09-02 Chris Tremlett, English cricketer
  • 1981-12-21 Sajid Mahmood, English cricketer
  • 1982-04-11 Ian Bell, English cricketer, born in Walsgrave, Coventry, Warwickshire
  • 1982-04-25 Monty Panesar, English cricketer
  • 1984-08-21 Neil Dexter, South African-born English cricketer, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1984-09-09 James Hildreth, English Cricketer
  • 1984-12-25 Alastair Cook, English cricketer
  • 1985-05-04 Ravi Bopara, English cricketer, born in Forest Gate, London
  • 1986-06-14 Jonathan Clare, English cricketer
  • 1986-06-24 Stuart Broad, English cricketer

Deaths in Sport