Cricket in History (Part 15)

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Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1401 - 1,500 of 2,010

  • 1960-04-04 Jonathan Agnew, English cricket broadcaster, born in Macclesfield, Cheshire
  • 1960-04-14 Pat Symcox, cricketer (South African off-spinner 1993- )
  • 1960-05-02 Ravi Ratnayeke, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan pace bowler & opening batsman), born in Colombo, Ceylon
  • 1960-05-04 Martyn Moxon, English cricketer (England batsman in ten Tests 1986-89), born in Stairfoot, Barnsley, Yorkshire
  • 1960-05-09 Iain Butchart, cricket all-rounder (Zimbabwe, Test v Pak 1995)
  • 1960-05-10 Tauseef Ahmed, cricketer (leading Pakistani off-spinner of 80's)
  • 1960-05-14 Carlyle Best, cricketer (WI batsman late 80's)
  • 1960-05-27 Vinodhan John, cricket pace bowler (Sri Lankan in 6 Tests 1983-84)
  • 1960-05-28 Allan Green, cricketeer
  • 1960-06-03 Carl Rackemann, cricketer (Queensland & Australian quickie)
  • 1960-07-17 Kim Barnett, English cricketer (England batsman & occasional leggie 1988-89), born in Leek, United Kingdom
  • 1960-08-03 Gopal Sharma, Indian cricket off-spinner (2 Tests 1984-85), born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • 1960-09-28 Gus Logie, cricketer (WI batsman 1983-91, great fielder)
  • 1960-10-17 Mandy Yachad, cricketer (South African ODI opening batsman 1991)
  • 1960-11-23 Jayananda Warnaweera, cricketer (Sri Lankan fastish off-spin bowler)
  • 1960-12-12 Amal Silva, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan wicket-keeper in 9 Tests 1983-88), born in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • 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
  • 1961-01-08 Shoaib Mohammad, Pakistani cricketer (son of Hanif Patient & prolific batsman), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • 1961-01-30 Ranjit Madurasinghe, Sri Lankan cricketer (3 Tests for Sri Lanka 1988-92), born in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
  • 1961-02-02 Joey Benjamin, cricket pace bowler (in St Kitts England in 1994)
  • 1961-02-10 David Ward, British cricketer (prolific Surrey batsman), born in Croydon, United Kingdom
  • 1961-03-18 Kevan James, English cricket all-rounder (4 wickets/4 balls + 103 Hampshire v India 1996), born in Lambeth, England
  • 1961-03-24 Dean Jones, Australian cricket batsman and broadcaster (52 Tests @ 46.55; 164 ODIs; Victoria), born in Coburg, Australia (d. 2020)
  • 1961-04-17 Norman Cowans, Jamaican cricketer (England fast bowler in 19 Tests 1982-85), born in St. Mary, Jamaica
  • 1961-05-08 Riaz Poonawalla, cricketer (Indian 12th man/UAE bat 1994 ICC Trophy)
  • 1961-06-03 Kevin Arnott, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman, 101* v NZ 1992)
  • 1961-06-12 Rod Latham, New Zealand cricketer (NZ opening batsman), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1961-06-16 Robbie Kerr, cricketer (Queensland opener 2 Tests for Australia 1985)
  • 1961-08-01 Mike Watkinson, English cricketer (England off-spinner all-rounder v WI 1995), born in Westhoughton, Lancashire
  • 1961-08-05 Athula Samarasekera, Sri Lankan cricketer and coach (Sri Lankan batsman), born in Galle, Sri Lanka
  • 1961-08-12 Mark Priest, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1961-08-13 Neil Mallender, English cricketer (England pace bowler in two Tests 1992), born in Kirk Sandall, Yorkshire
  • 1961-08-21 V. B. Chandrasekhar, Indian cricketer, born in Chennai, India
  • 1961-09-04 Rizwan-uz-Zaman, Pakistani cricketer, born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • 1961-09-25 Tim Zoehrer, Australian cricketer (Aussie keeper, & occasional WA leggie), born in Armadale, Australia
  • 1961-09-30 Chandrakant Pandit, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (late 80's)
  • 1961-10-01 Corrie van Zyl, South African cricket all-rounder, coach, administrator (RSA coach 2010-11), born in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State
  • 1961-10-18 Gladstone Small, English cricketer, born in St. George, Barbados
  • 1961-10-22 Sanath Kaluperuma, cricketer (four Tests for Sri Lanka 1984-88)
  • 1961-11-23 Merv Hughes, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1985-94 Extrovert)
  • 1961-12-18 Lalchand Rajput, cricketer (Indian Test opening batsman 1985-86)
  • 1961-12-21 Trevor Bayliss, Australian cricketer (NSW batsman) and coach (England), born in Goulburn, Australia
  • 1962-01-05 Brendon Kuruppu, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman, 201* debut v NZ 1987), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1962-01-12 Richie Richardson, West Indies cricketer (elegant West Indian batsman 1983-95), born in Five Islands Village, Antigua and Barbuda
  • 1962-01-26 Roshan Guneratne, Sri Lankan cricketer (wicketless in only Test SL v Aust 1983), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka (d. 2005)
  • 1962-01-26 Tim May, Australian cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1987-95), born in North Adelaide, Australia
  • 1962-02-07 Alan Sippy, cricketer (dashing Bombay lefty batsman of 1980's)
  • 1962-02-17 Tony Blain, cricketer (NZ Test wicket-keeper)
  • 1962-03-18 Trevor Franklin, cricketer (opened for NZ mid-80's)
  • 1962-05-06 Neil Foster, cricketer (England right-fast medium)
  • 1962-05-16 Gary Crocker, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman)
  • 1962-05-25 Zulqarnain, Pakistani cricketer (last person in alphabetical order to play Test), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1962-05-27 Ravi Shastri, Indian cricketer, all-rounder (1981-92), commentator and coach of India (2017-), born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India
  • 1962-08-05 Richard De Groen, New Zealand cricketer (NZ medium pacer), born in Otorohonga, New Zealand
  • 1962-08-11 Uvais Karnain, cricketer (Sri Lankan ODI bowler in mid 1980's)
  • 1962-08-14 Rameez Raja, Pakistani cricketer (prolific Pakistani batsman), born in Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • 1962-08-25 Shahid Mahboob, Pakistani cricketer (batted in one Test for Pakistan 1989), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • 1962-09-04 Kiran More, Indian cricketer, born in Vadodara, India

Person of interestMartin Crowe

1962-09-22 Martin Crowe, New Zealand cricketer and batsman, born in Auckland (d. 2016)

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  • 1962-09-25 Rajiv Kulkarni, Indian cricketer (Indian Test pace bowler 1986-87), born in Bombay, India
  • 1962-09-27 Gavin Larsen, cricketer (NZ medium-pace all-rounder)
  • 1962-10-11 Phil Newport, English cricketer (England pace bowler in 3 Tests 1988-91), born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • 1962-10-12 Dammika Ranatunga, Sri Lankan cricketer (bro of Arjuna Sri Lankan batsman 1990), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1962-10-28 Peter Cantrell, cricketer (Queensland opening batsman, Neth WC 1996)
  • 1962-10-30 Courtney Walsh, West Indian cricket fast bowler and captain (132 Tests, 519 wickets @ 24.44; hat-trick v Aust 1988), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1962-11-07 Wayne N. Phillips, Australian opener cricketer (Test for Aust v Ind 1992), born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • 1962-11-19 Salim Jaffer, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 14 Tests 1986-91)
  • 1962-11-29 Sadanand Viswanath, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (v Sri Lanka 1985-86)
  • 1962-12-12 Nadeem Ghauri, Pakistani cricketer (bowled in Test for Pak v Australia 1990), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1962-12-14 Bharat Arun, Indian cricketer (Indian pace bowler late-80's), born in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • 1962-12-19 Charith Senanayake, cricketer (played for Sri Lanka v NZ 1991)
  • 1963-01-03 Aamer Malik, Pakistani cricket batsman (14 Tests, 2x100s 1989; 24 ODIs), born in Mandi Bahauddin, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1963-01-13 Dirk Tazelaar, cricketer (Queensland & Surrey left-arm pace bowler)
  • 1963-01-26 Simon O'Donnell, Australian cricketer (Deniliquin NSW ODI all-rounder 1985-90), born in Deniliquin, Australia
  • 1963-02-06 David Capel, English cricket all-rounder (15 Tests; 21 wickets; 23 ODIs), born in Northampton, England (d. 2020)
  • 1963-02-07 Roland Lefebvre, cricket pace bowler (Glamorgan & Holland)
  • 1963-02-08 Mohammad Azharuddin, cricketer (elegant Indian batsman 1984-)
  • 1963-02-09 Mike Rindel, cricketer (N Transvaal opening bat ODI ton v Pak 1995)
  • 1963-02-22 Devon Malcolm, Jamaican cricketer (in Jamaica England fast bowler 1989-95), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1963-03-05 Eddo Brandes, Zimbabwe cricket fast bowler (10 Tests, 26 wickets; ODI hat-trick v England 1997), born in Port Shepstone, Natal Province, South Africa
  • 1963-03-08 Gursharan Singh, cricketer (Indian batsman played one Test 1989-90)
  • 1963-03-14 Bruce Reid, cricketer (brilliant left-arm Aust pace bowler 1985-92)
  • 1963-03-17 Roger Harper, cricketer (Guyana & WI off-spinner Extraordinary field)
  • 1963-04-02 Dermot Reeve, English cricket all-rounder (3 Tests, 29 ODIs), born in Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • 1963-04-03 Zakir Khan, Pakistani cricketer (two Tests for Pakistan 1986-89), born in Bannu, Pakistan
  • 1963-04-08 Alec Stewart, cricketer (son of Micky/opening bat Occasional WK)
  • 1963-04-11 Billy Bowden, New Zealand cricket umpire (84 Tests, 200 ODIs, 24 T20Is), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1963-04-15 Manoj Prabhakar, Indian cricketer (Indian opening batsman & opening bowler), born in Ghaziabad, India
  • 1963-04-16 Saleem Malik, Pakistani cricketer (memorable Pakistani & Essex batsman), born in Kayerpora, Lahore, Pakistan
  • 1963-04-18 Phil Simmons, West Indian cricketer (West Indian opening batsman), born in Arima, Trinidad
  • 1963-06-16 Mohsin Kamal, cricketer (Pakistani fast bowler 1984- )
  • 1963-07-07 Naved Anjum, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani all-rounder, two Tests 1989-90), born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • 1963-07-29 Azeem Hafeez, cricketer (fingerless Pakistani lefty quick)
  • 1963-08-15 Jack Russell, superb England cricket wicket-keeper (36 Tests 1988-94)
  • 1963-08-23 Richard Illingworth, English cricketer (England slow-left-armer 1991- ), born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
  • 1963-08-26 David Byas, cricketer (left-handed Yorkshire batsman)
  • 1963-09-21 Curtly Ambrose, Antiguan cricket fast bowler (West Indies 98 Tests, 405 wickets @ 20.99; 176 ODIs), born in Swetes, Antigua and Barbuda
  • 1963-10-05 Hugh Morris, cricketer (England lefty opening batsman 1991)
  • 1963-10-05 Tony Dodemaide, cricketer (Victorian, Sussex & Australian all-rounder)

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