English Cricket in History (Part 3)

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Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 433

  • 1920-08-18 Godfrey Evans, English cricket wicket-keeper (91 Tests; 219 dismissals; Kent), born in Finchley, England (d. 1999)
  • 1921-03-13 Cyril Poole, English cricketer (Notts 1946-62, England 1951-52 in 3 Tests), born in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1996)
  • 1921-04-05 Les Jackson, English cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 7 wickets; Derbyshire), born in Whitwell, England (d. 2007)
  • 1921-08-23 Sam Cook, English cricketer (England slow left-armer in only Test), born in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1996)
  • 1922-02-09 Jim Laker, English cricket spin bowler (46 Tests; 193 wickets; world best 19-90 4th Test v Australia 1956), born in Bradford, Yorkshire (d. 1986)
  • 1922-05-13 Michael Ainsworth, British cricketer (d. 1978)
  • 1922-06-21 Jim McConnon, English cricketer (England off-spinner against Pakistan 1954), born in Burnopfield, England (d. 2003)
  • 1922-08-17 Roy Tattersall, English cricketer (brilliant England off-spinner early 50's), born in Bolton, England (d. 2011)
  • 1923-01-08 Johnny Wardle, English cricketer (Yorkshire & England left-arm bowler of 50's), born in Ardsley, South Yorkshire (d. 1985)
  • 1923-04-30 Alan Wharton, English cricketer (England batsman once v NZ 1949, scored 7 & 13), born in Heywood, Lancashire, England (d. 1993)
  • 1923-06-14 Donald Smith, English cricket batsman (3 Tests; Sussex), born in Broadwater, Sussex, England (d. 2021)
  • 1923-08-10 Fred Ridgway, England cricket pace bowler (1951-52 Indian tour)
  • 1923-12-03 Trevor Bailey, English cricket all-rounder, writer and broadcaster (61 Tests, 1 x 100, 10 x 50, HS 134no, 132 wickets; BBC), born in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England (d. 2011)
  • 1924-05-22 Cecilia Robinson, English cricket batsman (14 Tests, 2 x 100s; Kent WCT), born in Canterbury, England (d. 2021)
  • 1924-06-27 Bob Appleyard, English cricketer (superb England off-spinner, brief career), born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 2015)
  • 1924-08-12 Derek Shackleton, England cricket pace bowler (50's)
  • 1925-04-13 Frank Chamberlain, English cricketer and CEO (Test & County Cricket Board), born in Elton, Huntingdonshire (d. 2004)
  • 1925-05-18 Nigel Howard, English cricket batsman and captain (4 Tests; Lancashire, MCC), born in Gee Cross, Hyde, Cheshire (d. 1979)
  • 1925-07-01 Frank Lowson, England cricket batsman (7 Tests, 2 x 50s; Yorkshire CCC), born in Bradford, England (d. 1984)
  • 1925-07-18 Hubert Doggart, English cricketer (2 Tests for England 1950), born in Earl's Court, London (d. 2018)
  • 1926-04-18 Doug Insole, English cricketer (England batsman of the 50's, nine Tests), born in Clapton, London (d. 2017)
  • 1926-08-07 John Woodcock, English cricket journalist ('The Times' 1954-88; Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1981-86; President Cricket Writers' Club 1986-2004), born in Longparish, England (d. 2021)
  • 1926-10-11 John Dewes, British cricketer (England opener late 40's early 50's), born in Latchford, Cheshire, England (d. 2015)
  • 1926-12-28 Donald Carr, English cricket all-rounder (2 Tests, 1 x 50, 2 wickets; Derbyshire CCC) and official (secretary Test and County Cricket Board 1976-86), born in Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1927-06-16 Tom Graveney, England cricket batsman (79 Tests; top score 258; 732 first class games), born in Riding Mill, Northumberland (d. 2015)
  • 1927-07-16 John Warr, English cricket bowler (avg 281) and president (MCC), born in Ealing, Middlesex, England (d. 2016)
  • 1927-08-15 Eddie Leadbeater, English cricketer (England leg-spinner with an avg of 109), born in Lockwood, West Yorkshire, England (d. 2011)
  • 1928-08-02 Malcolm Hilton, English cricket slow left-arm (4 Tests), born in Chadderton, Lancashire (d. 1990)
  • 1929-01-23 Ian Thomson, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 9 wickets; Sussex), born in Walsall, England (d. 2021)
  • 1929-07-05 Tony Lock, English cricketer and left-arm spinner who took 174 wickets for England, born in Limpsfield, Surrey (d. 1995)
  • 1929-10-25 Peter Loader, English cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA), born in Wallington, London
  • 1929-12-15 Keith Andrew, English cricket wicketkeeper (2 Tests; Northamptonshire CCC), born in Oldham, England (d. 2010)
  • 1929-12-31 Peter May, English cricket batsman (66 Tests, 4,537 @ 46.77, 13 x 100, 22 x 50; HS 285no; Surrey CCC), born in Reading, England (d. 1994)
  • 1930-04-20 Alan Oakman, English cricket all-rounder (2 Tests; Sussex CCC), born in Hastings, England (d. 2018)
  • 1930-06-06 Frank Tyson, England Test cricket fast bowler/broadcaster (17 Tests, 76 wickets @ 18.56), born in Farnworth, Lancashire, (d. 2015)
  • 1930-06-17 Brian Statham, English cricket fast bowler (70 Tests, 252 wickets @ 24.84), born in Gorton, Manchester, England (d. 2000)
  • 1930-08-23 Jack Bannister, English cricket commentator (BBC; Talksport radio) and bowler (Warwickshire 1,198 wickets), born in Wolverhampton, West Midlands (d. 2016)
  • 1930-11-14 Alan Moss, English cricket fast bowler (9 Tests, 21 wickets; Middlesex CCC), born in London, England (d. 2019)
  • 1931-01-02 Robin Marlar, English cricket spin bowler (Cambridge University CC, Sussex CCC) and journalist (The Sunday Times; "The Story of Cricket"), born in Eastbourne, England (d. 2022)
  • 1931-02-06 Fred Trueman, England cricket fast bowler (England 67 Tests, 307 wickets), born in Stainton, England (d. 2006)
  • 1931-07-04 Peter Richardson, British cricketer (England batsman mid-50's), born in Hereford, England (d. 2017)
  • 1931-10-04 Basil D'Oliveira, English cricket all-rounder (44 Tests, 2,484 @ 40.06, 47 wickets), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2011)
  • 1931-10-21 Jim Parks, English cricket wicketkeeper (46 Tests, 114 dismissals, 2 x 100, 9 x 50, HS 108no; Sussex CCC, Somerset CCC), born in Haywards Heath, England (d. 2022)
  • 1931-11-09 Tommy Greenhough, English cricketer (English leg-spinner in 4 Tests 1959-60), born in Rochdale, Lancashire (d. 2009)
  • 1932-05-06 John Bond, English cricketer (Lancashire), born in Kearsley, Lancashire, England
  • 1932-06-08 Ray Illingworth, English cricket spin bowler and captain (61 Tests; 122 wickets, 1,836 runs @ 23.24; Yorkshire CCC, Leicestershire CCC), born in Pudsey, England (d. 2021)
  • 1932-09-16 Mickey Stewart, English cricketer and team manager (England Cricket Team), born in Herne Hill, England
  • 1932-11-24 Fred Titmus, English cricket all-rounder (53 Tests, 153 wickets, 10 x 50s; Middlesex), born in London, England (d. 2011)

Colin CowdreyColin Cowdrey (1932-2000)

1932-12-24 England Cricket Batsman (114 Tests, 7,624 runs @ 44.06), born in Udagamandalam, India

  • 1933-01-10 Len Coldwell, English cricket player (England medium-fast bowler in 7 Tests 1962-64), born in Newton Abbot, United Kingdom (d. 1996)
  • 1933-04-19 Harold "Dickie" Bird, English cricket umpire (66 Tests, 69 ODI), born in Barnsley, England
  • 1933-06-30 Mike Smith, English cricket batsman and captain (50 Tests; last England dual international [1 rugby union cap]), born in Westcotes, Leicestershire
  • 1933-10-25 Roy Swetman, English cricketer (England wicket-keeper late 50's), born in Westminster, London
  • 1934-01-31 Brian Bolus, English cricket batsman (7 Tests @ 41.33; Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire), born in Leeds, England (d. 2020)
  • 1934-10-02 Geoff Millman, English cricket wicket-keeper (6 Tests; Bedfordshire CCC, Nottinghamshire CCC), born in Bedford, England (d. 2005)
  • 1934-10-05 David Smith, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests), born in Fishponds, Bristol (d. 2003)
  • 1934-11-03 Derek Richardson, English cricket batsman (1 Test; Worcestershire 383 first class games), born in Hereford, Herefordshire
  • 1935-04-01 John Murray, England cricket wicketkeeper (21 Tests; 55 dismissals), born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • 1935-05-15 Ted Dexter, English cricket all-rounder and captain (62 Tests, 4,502 runs @ 47.89, 9 x 100s, 66 wickets; Sussex), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2021)
  • 1935-07-22 Tom Cartwright, England cricket medium pacer (5 Tests 1964-65)
  • 1935-08-01 Geoff Pullar, English cricket batsman (28 Tests, 4 x 100s, HS 175; Lancashire CCC, Gloucestershire CCC), 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
  • 1935-10-29 David Allen, English cricketer (England off-spinner of 60's), born in Horfield, Bristol, England (d. 2014)
  • 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
  • 1936-02-13 John Harris, British(?) cricket player
  • 1936-02-17 Peter Walker, English cricket batsman (3 Tests; Glamorgan CCC), born in Bristol, England (d. 2020)
  • 1936-07-03 Eric Russell, English cricket batsman (10 Tests, 2 x 50, HS 70; Middlesex CCC, Berkshire CCC), born in Dumbarton, Scotland
  • 1936-07-22 Harold "Dusty" Rhodes, England cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 9 wickets), Hadfield, England
  • 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
  • 1936-12-27 Phil Sharpe, English cricket batsman (12 Tests, 1 x 100, 4 x 50, HS 111; Yorkshire CCC, Derbyshire CCC), born in Shipley, England (d. 2014)
  • 1937-01-14 Ken Higgs, English cricket fast bowler (15 Tests, 71 wickets, 1 x 50), born in Kidsgrove, England (d. 2016)
  • 1937-04-22 Ken Palmer, English cricket umpire (22 Tests, 23 ODIs 1977-2001) and fast bowler (1 Test), born in Winchester, Hampshire, England
  • 1937-06-21 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)
  • 1937-08-07 Don Wilson, English cricket fast bowler (6 Tests, 11 wickets; Yorkshire CCC), born in Settle, England (d. 2012)
  • 1938-02-18 Barry Knight, English cricketer (England all-rounder mid-60s)
  • 1939-06-11 Rachel Heyhoe Flint, English cricket batter and captain (22 Tests, 23 ODOs; captain winning England team in inaugural Women's World Cup 1973), businesswoman and philanthropist, born in Wolverhampton, England (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 cricket all-rounder (5 Tests, 1 x 50, 13 wickets; Yorkshire CCC, Leicestershire CCC) and umpire (2 Tests, 6 ODIs), born in Rothwell, England
  • 1940-11-16 Chris Balderstone, English cricket batsman (England, belated faced WI in 1976), born in Huddersfield, England (d. 2000)
  • 1940-12-01 Mike Denness, English cricket batsman and captain (28 Tests, top score 188), born in Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 2013)
  • 1940-12-27 David Shepherd, English cricket umpire (92 Tests 1985–2005; 172 ODIs 1983–2005), born in Bideford, England (d. 2009)
  • 1941-06-30 John Jameson, English cricketer (England batsman, 465 p/ship with Kanhai), born in Bombay, British India
  • 1941-07-17 Bob Taylor, English cricket wicketkeeper (57 Tests, 174 dismissals, 3 x 50s; Derbyshire CCC), born in Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • 1941-09-29 David Steele, British cricketer (England batsman, courageous v Lillee 1975), born in Bradeley, Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • 1941-10-13 John Snow, English cricketer (fiery England quickie Unpopular with Aussies), born in Peopleton, Worcestershire, England
  • 1941-10-23 Colin Milburn, English cricket batsman (9 Tests, 2 x 100, 2 x 50, HS 139; Northamptonshire CCC, MCC, WA CA), born in Burnopfield, England (d. 1990)
  • 1942-01-30 David J. Brown, English cricketer (Warwicks pace bowler, played 26X for England), born in Walsall, United Kingdom
  • 1942-04-28 Mike Brearley, English cricketer (outstanding England captain 1977-81), born in Harrow, Middlesex, England
  • 1942-05-08 Robin Hobbs, English cricket spin bowler (7 Tests, 12 wickets; Essex CCC, Glamorgan CCC), born in Chippenham, England
  • 1942-06-09 Richard Hutton, English cricketer (son of Len, 5 Tests 1971), born in Pudsey, 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 cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 12 wickets, BB 5/37; Lancashire CCC, Leicestershire CCC), born in St Helens, England

Deaths in Sport

Deaths 201 - 276 of 276

  • 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
  • 1996-09-04 Sam Cook, English cricketer (Gloucestershire slow bowler with one Test for England), dies at 75
  • 1997-01-27 David Townsend, English cricket batsman (3 Tests, HS 36; Durham CCC), dies at 84
  • 1997-04-23 Dennis Compton, England cricket batsman & footballer (5,807 Test runs, Arsenal 1950 FA Cup), dies at 78
  • 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
  • 1998-11-13 Doug Wright, English cricket spin bowler (34 Tests, 108 wickets; Kent), dies at 84
  • 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
  • 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
  • 2000-06-10 Brian Statham, English cricket fast bowler (70 Tests, 252 wickets @ 24.84), dies at 69

Colin CowdreyColin Cowdrey (1932-2000)

2000-12-04 England Cricket Batsman (114 Tests, 7,624 runs @ 44.06), dies of a heart attack 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
  • 2002-01-25 Winston Place, English cricket batsman (3 Tests, 1 x 100; Lancashire CCC, MCC), dies at 87
  • 2002-03-23 Ben Hollioake, English cricketer (b. 1977)
  • 2002-09-03 Len Wilkinson, English cricket spin bowler (3 Tests, 7 wickets; Lancashire CCC), dies at 85
  • 2003-12-17 David Smith, English cricket fast-medium bowler (5 Tests), dies at 69
  • 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
  • 2005-04-06 Geoff Millman, English cricket wicket-keeper (6 Tests; Bedfordshire CCC, Nottinghamshire CCC), dies at 70
  • 2006-03-09 Dennis Brookes, English cricketer (one Test England v WI 1948, scored 10 & 7), dies at 90
  • 2006-07-01 Fred Trueman, England cricket fast bowler (England 67 Tests, 307 wickets), dies of small cell carcinoma at 75
  • 2007-03-18 Bob Woolmer, England cricket all-rounder, coach (19 Tests, coach Pakistan, South Africa), dies of diabetes at 58
  • 2007-04-25 Les Jackson, English cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 7 wickets; Derbyshire), dies at 86
  • 2009-01-29 Bill Frindall, English cricket scorer and statistician (BBC, "the Bearded Wonder"), dies from Legionnaires' disease at 69
  • 2009-10-27 David Shepherd, English cricket umpire (92 Tests 1985–2005; 172 ODIs 1983–2005), dies from lung cancer at 68

Alec BedserAlec Bedser (1918-2010)

2010-04-04 English cricket medium-pace bowler (51 Tests, 236 wickets, BB 7/44; Surrey CCC), dies at 91

  • 2010-12-27 Keith Andrew, English cricket wicketkeeper (2 Tests; Northamptonshire CCC), dies at 81
  • 2011-02-10 Trevor Bailey, English cricket all-rounder, writer and broadcaster (61 Tests, 1 x 100, 10 x 50, HS 134no, 132 wickets; BBC), dies in a fire in his retirement flat at 87
  • 2011-03-23 Fred Titmus, English cricket all-rounder (53 Tests, 153 wickets, 10 x 50s; Middlesex), dies at 78
  • 2011-10-05 Graham Dilley, English cricket fast bowler (41 Tests, 138 wickets; Kent CCC, Worcestershire CCC), dies from oesophageal cancer at 52
  • 2011-11-12 Peter Roebuck, English cricketer and journalist, dies at 55
  • 2011-11-19 Basil D'Oliveira, English cricket all-rounder (44 Tests, 2,484 @ 40.06, 47 wickets), dies form Parkinson's disease at 80
  • 2012-07-21 Don Wilson, English cricket fast bowler (6 Tests, 11 wickets; Yorkshire CCC), dies at 74

Tony GreigTony Greig (1946-2012)

2012-12-29 English cricket captain, all-rounder (1972-77) and commentator, dies from a heart attack at 66

  • 2013-01-01 Christopher Martin-Jenkins, British cricket journalist & broadcaster (President MCC; BBC Radio), dies of cancer at 67
  • 2013-04-19 Mike Denness, English cricket batsman and captain (28 Tests, top score 188), dies from cancer at 72
  • 2013-11-22 Reg Simpson, English cricket batsman (27 Tests; best 156no v Australia 1951), dies at 93
  • 2014-05-20 Phil Sharpe, English cricket batsman (12 Tests, 1 x 100, 4 x 50, HS 111; Yorkshire CCC, Derbyshire CCC), dies at 77
  • 2014-05-24 David Allen, English cricketer (England off-spinner of 60's), dies at 78
  • 2014-12-25 Geoff Pullar, English cricket batsman (28 Tests, 4 x 100s, HS 175; Lancashire CCC, Gloucestershire CCC), dies at 79
  • 2015-03-17 Bob Appleyard, English cricketer (superb England off-spinner, brief career), dies at 90
  • 2015-09-13 Brian Close, English cricketer (played for England between 1949 & 1976), dies at 84
  • 2015-09-27 Frank Tyson, England Test cricket fast bowler/broadcaster (17 Tests, 76 wickets @ 18.56), dies at 85
  • 2015-11-03 Tom Graveney, England cricket batsman (79 Tests; top score 258; 732 first class games), dies of Parkinson's disease at 88
  • 2016-01-23 Jack Bannister, English cricket commentator (BBC; Talksport radio) and bowler (Warwickshire 1,198 wickets), dies at 85
  • 2016-05-09 John Warr, English cricket bowler (avg 281) & president (MCC), dies at 88
  • 2016-06-12 Donald Carr, English cricket all-rounder (2 Tests, 1 x 50, 2 wickets; Derbyshire CCC) and official (secretary Test and County Cricket Board 1976-86), dies at 89
  • 2016-09-07 Ken Higgs, English cricket fast bowler (15 Tests, 71 wickets, 1 x 50), dies at 79
  • 2017-01-18 Rachel Heyhoe Flint, English cricket batter and captain (22 Tests, 23 ODOs; captain winning England team in inaugural Women's World Cup 1973), businesswoman and philanthropist, dies at 77
  • 2017-02-17 Peter Richardson, British cricketer (England batsman mid-50's), dies at 85
  • 2017-08-05 Doug Insole, English cricketer (England batsman of the 50's, nine Tests), dies at 91
  • 2018-02-16 Hubert Doggart, English cricketer (2 Tests for England 1950), dies at 92
  • 2018-07-24 John Murray, England cricket wicketkeeper (21 Tests; 55 dismissals), dies at 83
  • 2018-09-06 Alan Oakman, English cricket all-rounder (2 Tests; Sussex CCC), dies at 88
  • 2019-03-12 Alan Moss, English cricket fast bowler (9 Tests, 21 wickets; Middlesex CCC), dies at 88
  • 2019-12-04 Bob Willis, English cricket fast bowler and captain (90 Tests, 325 wickets; 64 ODIs; Surrey CCC, MCC, Warwickshire CCC, Northern Transvaal), dies of prostate cancer at 70
  • 2020-04-05 Peter Walker, English cricket batsman (3 Tests; Glamorgan CCC), dies after a stroke at 84
  • 2020-05-07 Brian Bolus, English cricket batsman (7 Tests @ 41.33; Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire), dies at 86
  • 2020-09-02 David Capel, English cricket all-rounder (15 Tests; 21 wickets; 23 ODIs), dies from a brain tumour at 57
  • 2020-12-25 Robin Jackman, English cricket seam bowler (4 Tests, 14 wickets; 15 ODIs; Surrey CCC), dies from COVID-19 at 75
  • 2021-01-10 Donald Smith, English cricket batsman (3 Tests; Sussex), dies at 97
  • 2021-07-18 John Woodcock, English cricket journalist ('The Times' 1954-88; Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1981-86; President Cricket Writers' Club 1986-2004), dies at 94
  • 2021-07-27 Mike Hendrick, English cricket fast bowler (30 Tests, 87 wickets; 22 ODIs; Derbyshire CCC), dies from bowel cancer at 72
  • 2021-08-01 Ian Thomson, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 9 wickets; Sussex CCC), dies at 92
  • 2021-08-25 Ted Dexter, English cricket all-rounder and captain (62 Tests, 4,502 runs @ 47.89, 9 x 100s, 66 wickets; Sussex), dies at 86
  • 2021-11-01 Alan Igglesden, English cricket fast bowler (3 Tests, 6 wickets; 4 ODIs; Kent CCC), dies from complications of a brain tumour at 57
  • 2021-11-08 Cecilia Robinson, English cricket batsman (14 Tests, 2 x 100s; Kent WCT), dies at 97
  • 2021-12-04 Eileen Ash-Whelan, English cricket medium pace bowler (7 WTests, 10 wickets, BB 4/68; Middlesex CC), dies at 110
  • 2021-12-25 Ray Illingworth, English cricket spin bowler and captain (61 Tests, 122 wickets, 1,836 runs @ 23.24; Yorkshire CCC, Leicestershire CCC), dies at 89
  • 2022-05-31 Jim Parks, English cricket wicketkeeper (46 Tests, 114 dismissals, 2 x 100, 9 x 50, HS 108no; Sussex CCC, Somerset CCC), dies at 90
  • 2022-09-30 Robin Marlar, English cricket spin bowler (Cambridge University CC, Sussex CCC) and journalist (The Sunday Times; "The Story of Cricket"), dies at 91
  • 2022-11-21 Jeremy Lloyds, English cricket umpire (5 Tests, 18 ODIs, 1 T20I) and all-rounder (Somerset CCC, Orange Free State, Gloucestershire CCC), dies at 68