Cricket in History (Part 10)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 2,010

  • 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, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1960-61)
  • 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 cricketer (pace bowler in six Tests 1959-62), born in Nagoa, Goa, Portuguese 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
  • 1939-06-11 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)
  • 1939-06-12 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 R B Desai, cricketer (effective pace bowler for India in 60s)
  • 1939-06-27 Neil Hawke, Australian cricketer (Aust pace bowler & late-order bat in 60s), born in Cheltenham, Adelaide, Australia (d. 2000)
  • 1939-06-29 Alan Connolly, Australian cricketer (Australian pace bowler through 60s), born in Skipton, Victoria, 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
  • 1939-09-23 Henry Blofeld, English cricket commentator
  • 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 pace bowler (1961-62 series v NZ), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa
  • 1939-12-31 Afaq Hussain, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani off-spinner in 2 Tests 1961-64), born in Lucknow, India (d. 2002)
  • 1940-01-12 Dick Motz, New Zealand cricketer (1st NZer to take 100 Test wickets), born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 2007)
  • 1940-02-17 Dennis Gamsy, South African cricketer (South African bat in 2 Tests v Australia 1970), born in Glenwood, South Africa
  • 1940-03-23 Brian Hastings, cricketer (NZ batsman in 70's)
  • 1940-03-30 Norman Gifford, cricketer (respected England slow left-armer 1964-73)
  • 1940-04-16 David Holford, West Indian cricket all-rounder (24 Tests), born in Upper Collymore Rock, Saint Michael, Barbados
  • 1940-04-24 David Larter, Scottish cricketer (two-metre tall England pace bowler), born in Inverness, Scotland
  • 1940-04-29 Brian Taber, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian between Grout & Marsh)
  • 1940-05-02 Bryan Davis, West Indian cricketer (bro of Charlie WI batsman v Australia 1965), born in Belmont, Port of Spain, Trinidad
  • 1940-05-18 Pat Trimborn, cricket pace bowler (South African in 4 Tests 1966-70)
  • 1940-05-22 E. A. S. Prasanna, Indian cricketer (one of India's big four spinners), born in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India
  • 1940-06-03 Richard Edwards, cricketer (WI pace bowler 1968-69 Aust/NZ tour)
  • 1940-06-05 H R "Tiger" Lance, cricketer (South African batting all-rounder 1961-67)
  • 1940-06-23 Mike Shrimpton, cricketer (occasional NZ Test batsman 1963-74)
  • 1940-07-10 Keith Stackpole, Australian cricketer (aggressive Australian opener 1966-74), born in Collingwood, Australia
  • 1940-08-01 Mervyn Kitchen, English cricketer and umpire, born in Nailsea, Somerset
  • 1940-08-08 Dilip Sardesai, cricketer (high scoring Indian batsman of 60's)
  • 1940-08-12 Eddie Barlow, cricketer (Great South African all-rounder)
  • 1940-08-20 Rex Sellers, Australian cricketer leg-spinner (bowled 5 overs in Tests), born in Bulsar, Gujarat, India
  • 1940-10-05 Bob Cowper, Australian cricketer (307 v England at the MCG 1966), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1940-10-21 Geoffrey Boycott, cricketer (stoic England opener 1964-82)
  • 1940-11-13 Jack Birkenshaw, English cricketer (England off-spinner 1973-74), born in Rothwell, England
  • 1940-11-16 Chris Balderstone, English cricket batsman (England, belated faced WI in 1976), born in Huddersfield, England (d. 2000)
  • 1940-11-21 Javed Akhtar, cricketer (Pakistani off-spinner took 0-52 in 1962 Test)
  • 1940-12-01 Mike Denness, English cricket batsman and captain (28 Tests, top score 188), born in Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 2013)
  • 1940-12-18 Arnold Long, cricketer (prolific wicketkeeper for Surrey & Sussex)
  • 1941-01-05 Bob Cunis, New Zealand cricketer (New Zealand pace bowler of the late 60's), born in Whangarei, New Zealand (d. 2008)
  • 1941-01-05 Mansur Ali Khan, Indian cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, Indian batsman & capt), born in Bhopal, India (d. 2011)
  • 1941-02-03 Gary Bartlett, cricket pace bowler (NZ in 10 Tests in the 1960's)
  • 1941-02-10 John Hampshire, cricketer (of Yorkshire Century on debut for Eng 1969)
  • 1941-02-12 Ross Morgan, cricketer (NZ batsman in 20 Tests 1965-72)
  • 1941-02-23 Robin Bynoe, cricketer (WI opening batsman in 4 Tests 1959-67)
  • 1941-02-26 Keith Thomson, New Zealand cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v India 1968), born in Methven, New Zealand
  • 1941-03-21 Malcolm Francke, cricketer (leg-spinner, Ceylon 1956 to Qld 1984)
  • 1941-04-01 Ajit Wadekar, Indian cricket batsman and captain (37 Tests; top score 143), born in Mumbai, India (d. 2018)
  • 1941-05-07 Grahame Bilby, New Zealand cricketer (two Tests NZ v England 1966), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1941-05-11 Ian Redpath, cricketer (dependable Australian opening batsman 1964-76)
  • 1941-05-14 Nasim-ul-Ghani, cricketer (Pakistani left-handed all-rounder 1958-73)
  • 1941-05-15 Cyril Cooray, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test umpire on intl panel)
  • 1941-06-24 Graham McKenzie, cricketer (prolific Australian pace bowler 1961-71)
  • 1941-06-30 John Jameson, English cricketer (England batsman, 465 p/ship with Kanhai), born in Bombay, British India
  • 1941-06-30 Peter Pollock, South African cricketer (bro of Graeme/father of Shaun, S Af quickie), born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa
  • 1941-07-13 Graeme Corling, Australian cricket fast bowler (1964 England tour)
  • 1941-07-17 Bob Taylor, cricketer wicket-keeper (too often in Knotty's shadow)
  • 1941-08-14 Peter Truscott, New Zealand cricketer (one Test NZ v Pakistan 1965, 3 & 26), born in Pahiatua, Manawatu, New Zealand
  • 1941-09-04 Ramesh Sethi, Kenyan cricketer, born in Kenya
  • 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, cricketer (England bat whose career was cut short)
  • 1941-10-29 Brian Yuile, New Zealand cricketer (NZ slow left-armer took 34 wkts in 17 Tests), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • 1941-12-08 Geoff Hurst, cricketer (Essex 1962, better known as soccer immortal)
  • 1941-12-10 Jeff Jones, Welsh cricket fast bowler (15 Tests England, 44 wickets), born in Dafen, Carmarthenshire, Wales
  • 1941-12-14 Barry Hadlee, New Zealand cricket batsman (brother of Sir Richard & Dayle; NZ World Cup 1975), born in Christchurch, Canterbury
  • 1941-12-28 Intikhab Alam, Pakistan cricket leg-spinner (1959-77)
  • 1941-12-31 Milkha Singh, Indian cricketer (bro of Kripal Singh India batsman in 4 Tests), born in Madras, India (d. 2017)
  • 1942-01-14 Ian Brayshaw, Australian cricketer & footballer, born in South Perth, Australia
  • 1942-01-23 Laurie Mayne, Australian cricketer (Australian pace bowler in 6 Tests 1965-70), born in Westonia, West Australia
  • 1942-01-30 David J. Brown, English cricketer (Warwicks pace bowler, played 26X for England), born in Walsall, United Kingdom
  • 1942-02-01 David Sincock, Australian cricket spin bowler (3 Tests, 8 wickets), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1942-03-07 U N Kulkarni, cricketer (Indian pace bowler in four Tests 1967-68)
  • 1942-04-05 Arthur Barrett, West Indian cricketer (WI leggie early 70's), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1942-04-28 Mike Brearley, English cricketer (outstanding England captain 1977-81), born in Harrow, Middlesex, England
  • 1942-05-08 Robin Hobbs, cricketer (England leg-spinner 1967-71)
  • 1942-05-24 Ali Bacher, South African cricketer (South African batsman and captain in 60's), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1942-06-09 Richard Hutton, English cricketer (son of Len, 5 Tests 1971), born in Pudsey, England
  • 1942-06-11 Somachandra De Silva, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan leg-spinner 1982-84), born in Galle, Sri Lanka
  • 1942-08-30 Pervez Sajjad, Pakistani cricket left-arm spinner (19 Tests 1964-73), born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • 1942-09-25 Peter Petherick, New Zealand cricketer (NZ slow lefty 1976-77, hat-trick on debut), born in Ranfurly, New Zealand (d. 2015)
  • 1942-09-29 Rajinder Goel, cricketer (slow lefty who didn't play for India)
  • 1942-11-11 Roy Fredericks, cricketer (brilliant WI lefty opener 169 v Aust 1975)
  • 1942-11-14 Jackie Du Preez, Zimbabwe cricket spin bowler (2 Tests, South Africa; Zimbabwe Test selector), born in Harare, Zimbabwe (d. 2020)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 901 - 1,000 of 1,069

  • 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
  • 2000-04-24 John Beck, New Zealand cricket batsman (8 Tests; 3 x 50; top score 99; Wellington), dies at 65
  • 2000-06-10 Brian Statham, English cricketer (masterful England quick for two decades), 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)
  • 2000-12-04 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 cricketer (Aust pace bowler & late-order bat in 60s), 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 cricketer (England leg-spinner just before WW II), 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
  • 2003-08-08 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
  • 2003-10-25 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, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani medium-pace workhorse 1952-62), dies at 78
  • 2005-06-18 Syed Mushtaq Ali, Indian cricketer (b. 1914)
  • 2005-08-21 David Ironside, South African cricketer (South African swing bowler in 3 Tests v NZ 1953-54), dies at 80
  • 2005-09-08 Noel Cantwell, Irish cricketer and footballer (b. 1932)
  • 2006-01-19 Geoff Rabone, New Zealand cricket all-rounder, captain (NZ 12 Tests @ 31.22, 16 wickets), dies at 84
  • 2006-02-07 Shujauddin Butt, Pakistani cricketer (batted in 19 Tests for Pakistan 1954-62), dies at 75
  • 2006-03-09 Dennis Brookes, English cricketer (one Test England v WI 1948, scored 10 & 7), dies at 90
  • 2006-05-14 James Botten, South African cricketer (all-rounder in 1965 South African series v England), dies at 67
  • 2006-06-15 Herb Pearson, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1910)
  • 2006-06-23 Budhi Kunderan, Indian cricket wicketkeeper and batsman (18 Tests), dies of lung cancer at 66
  • 2006-07-01 Fred Trueman, England cricket fast bowler (England 67 Tests, 307 wickets), dies of small cell carcinoma at 75
  • 2006-08-26 Sir Clyde Walcott, West Indian cricket batsman (44 Tests @ 56.68; 15 x 100s) and administrator (ICC chairman 1997-2000), dies at 80
  • 2006-09-29 Walter Hadlee, New Zealand cricket batsman (11 Tests; father of Richard & Dayle), dies from a stroke at 91
  • 2006-11-16 Geoff Griffin, South African cricket fast bowler (2 Tests; first RSA Test hat-trick 1960; throwing controversy), dies at 67
  • 2006-11-17 Tony Pithey, Rhodesian cricket batsman (17 Tests for South Africa; top score 154, 1965), dies at 73
  • 2006-11-26 Graham Roope, Englishcricketer (England batsman in 21 Tests 1972-78), dies at 60
  • 2007-03-16 Manjural Islam, Bangladeshi test cricketer, dies at 22
  • 2007-03-18 Bob Woolmer, England cricket all-rounder, coach (19 Tests, coach Pakistan, South Africa), dies of diabetes at 58
  • 2007-04-25 Arthur Milton, English footballer and cricketer (b. 1928)
  • 2007-04-29 Dick Motz, New Zealand cricket player (b. 1940)
  • 2007-05-24 Bill Johnston, Australian cricketer (b. 1922)
  • 2007-11-12 Khanmohammed Ibrahim, Indian cricketer (b. 1919)
  • 2007-11-21 Noel McGregor, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1931)
  • 2007-12-25 Desmond Barrick, English Cricketer (b. 1927)
  • 2007-12-25 John Hayes, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (15 Tests, 30 wickets), dies at 80
  • 2008-03-14 Taslim Arif, Pakistan cricket wicket-keeper (6 Tests; top score 210no v Aust 1980), dies of lung infection at 53
  • 2008-03-16 Bill Brown, Australian cricketer (Australian opener of the 30's & 40's), dies at 95
  • 2008-06-22 Jane McGrath, British-Australian cancer support campaigner (wife of Australian Test cricketer Glenn McGrath), dies at 42
  • 2008-07-19 Eddie Fuller, South African cricketer (South African fast bowler in 7 Tests 1952-58), dies at 76
  • 2008-08-01 Ashok Mankad, Indian cricketer (son of Vinoo, batted for India 1969-78), dies at 61
  • 2008-11-07 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), dies of cancer at 64
  • 2008-11-27 Paul Hibbert, Australian cricketer (one Test Aust v India 1977, scored 13 & 2), dies at 56
  • 2009-01-21 Pat Crawford, Australian cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1956), dies at 75
  • 2009-01-29 Bill Frindall, English cricket scorer and statistician (b. 1939)
  • 2009-03-10 Denis Begbie, South African cricketer (South African batsman in five Tests 1948-50), dies at 94
  • 2009-04-05 George Tribe, Australian cricket spin bowler (3 Tests; Northamptonshire; 66 VFL games Footscray), dies at 88
  • 2009-07-04 Khan Mohammad, Pakistani cricket fast bowler (13 Tests, 54 wickets; Pakistan's first ball and wicket in Test cricket), dies of prostate cancer at 81
  • 2009-10-01 V. M. Muddiah, Indian cricket spin bowler (2 Tests, 3 wickets), dies from stroke complications at 80
  • 2009-10-27 David Shepherd, English cricket umpire (b. 1940)
  • 2009-12-23 Irvine Shillingford, West Indian cricketer (4 Tests for WI), dies at 65
  • 2010-04-04 Alec Bedser, English cricketer (mighty post-war England medium-pacer), dies at 91
  • 2010-04-06 Tony MacGibbon, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (took 70 wickets in 1950's), dies at 85
  • 2010-05-21 Trevor Meale, New Zealand cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v England 1958), dies at 81
  • 2010-08-01 Eric Tindill, New Zealand rugby, cricket representative (international cricket umpire, rugby referee), dies at 99
  • 2010-10-01 Ian Buxton, English football forward (Derby County) and cricket all-rounder (Derbyshire captain), dies at 72
  • 2010-10-20 Parthasarathy Sharma, Indian cricketer (b. 1948)
  • 2010-12-27 Keith Andrew, English cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63), dies at 81
  • 2011-02-10 Trevor Bailey, English cricket all-rounder, writer and broadcaster (61 Tests, top score 134, 132 wickets; BBC), dies in a fire in his retirement flat at 87
  • 2011-04-16 Gerry Alexander, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (25 Tests, top score 108, 90 dismissals), dies at 82
  • 2011-05-25 Terry Jenner, Australian cricketer (b. 1944)
  • 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
  • 2012-03-04 Runako Morton, West Indian cricketer, dies in a traffic collision at 33
  • 2012-07-12 Alimuddin, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 25 Tests 1954-62), dies at 81
  • 2012-11-30 Munir Malik, Pakistani cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1959-62), dies at 78

Person of interestTony Greig

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

Cricketer and Commentator Tony Greig
Cricketer and Commentator
Tony Greig
  • 2013-01-01 Christopher Martin-Jenkins, British cricket journalist & broadcaster (President MCC; BBC Radio), dies of cancer at 67
  • 2013-01-06 Neil Adcock, South African cricket fast bowler (26 Tests, 104 wickets @ 21.10), dies from bowel cancer at 81