Cricket in History (Part 17)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 2,010

  • 1967-06-25 Roshan Jurangpathy, Sri Lankan cricketer (2 Tests for Sri Lanka 1985-86), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1967-06-30 Rudi Steyn, South African cricketer (South African opening batsman 1995), born in Kimberley, South Africa
  • 1967-07-14 Hashan Tillekeratne, cricketer (Sri Lanka wicket-keeper/batsman)
  • 1967-07-27 Neil Smith, English cricketer (Warwickshire & England A all-rounder), born in Solihull, Warwickshire
  • 1967-08-30 Justin Vaughan, New Zealand cricketer (New Zealand all-rounder), born in Hereford, England
  • 1967-09-04 Darrin Murray, New Zealand cricket batsman (8 Tests), born in Christchurch, Canterbury
  • 1967-10-24 Ian Bishop, Trinidadian cricketer (West Indian fast bowler), born in Belmont, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1967-11-04 Asif Mujtaba, cricketer (Pakistani lefty batsman)
  • 1967-11-23 Gary Kirsten, South African cricket batsman and coach (101 Tests, 7,289 runs @ 45.27, 21 x 100s), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1967-11-26 Ridley Jacobs, Antiguan cricket wicket-keeper (West Indian ODI 1996), born in Swetes Village, Antigua and Barbuda
  • 1967-12-11 Richard Stemp, English cricketer (Yorkshire & England A left-arm spinner), born in Erdington, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • 1967-12-12 Masood Anwar, Pakistani cricketer (one Test Pakistan v West Indies 1990), born in Khanewal, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1967-12-22 Roland Holder, cricketer (West Indian batsman in ODI's 1993-), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1968-01-09 Jimmy Adams, Jamaican cricketer (prolific West Indian lefty bat since 1992), born in Port Maria, Jamaica
  • 1968-01-20 Junior Murray, West Indian cricketer (WI keeper, no relation to Derryck or David), born in St. George's Grenada
  • 1968-01-24 Mark Burmester, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe Test all-rounder in 3 Tests 1992), born in Durban, South Africa
  • 1968-01-26 Chris Pringle, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (14 Tests; 64 ODI), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1968-02-14 Chris Lewis, English cricket all-rounder (32 Tests, 93 wickets; 53 ODIs), born in Georgetown, Guyana
  • 1968-03-01 Salil Ankola, Indian cricket pace bowler (1 Test; 20 ODIs), born in Solapur, Maharashtra, India
  • 1968-03-23 Atul Wassan, cricketer (Indian pace bowler 1989-90)
  • 1968-03-23 Mike Atherton, cricketer (Lancashire batsman & England captain)
  • 1968-03-28 Nasser Hussain, English cricketer (Essex & England batsman), born in Chennai, India
  • 1968-04-17 Roger Twose, English cricketer (Warwickshire batsman, New Zealand 1995), born in Torquay, England
  • 1968-04-22 Jo Angel, cricketer (big WA right-arm fast bowler, Australia 1993-)
  • 1968-04-28 Andy Flower, cricketer (Zimbabwe keeper & victorious Test captain)
  • 1968-05-05 Tim Neilsen, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (South Australian 1991), born in Forest Gate, London, England
  • 1968-06-16 Nehemiah Perry, cricketer (fine Jamaican off-spinner)
  • 1968-07-05 Shahid Anwar, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani all-rounder 1996 England tour), born in Multan, Pakistan
  • 1968-07-06 Anthony Kershler, Australian cricketer (NSW left-arm spinner 1994-95), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1968-08-08 Abey Kuruvila, cricketer (promising Bombay fast bowler)
  • 1968-08-14 Praveen Amre, Indian cricketer (Indian batsman, century on Test debut 1992), born in Mumbai, India
  • 1968-10-05 Wayne Holdsworth, cricketer (NSW fast bowler, Australian tourist 1993)
  • 1968-10-14 Rashid Latif, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper)
  • 1968-10-18 Narendra Hirwani, Indian cricketer (16 wickets v WI on debut 1988), born in Gorakhpur, India
  • 1968-10-18 Stuart Law, cricketer (prolific Queensland batsman, Australia 1995)
  • 1968-10-24 Adrian Dale, South African cricketer (prolific Glamorgan & England A batsman), born in Germiston, Transvaal, South Africa
  • 1968-11-03 Lee Germon, New Zealand cricket wicketkeeper and captain (12 Tests, 29 dismissals; 37 ODIs), born in Christchurch, Canterbury
  • 1968-11-16 Ebrahim Essop-Adam, cricketer (one ODI for Zimbabwe 1992)
  • 1968-11-21 Andy Caddick, English cricket pace bowler (NZ 1993)
  • 1968-12-12 Laurie Williams, West Indian cricketer (West Indian ODI all-rounder v NZ 1996), born in Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica (d. 2002)
  • 1968-12-22 Lauralee "Bug" Bell, American actress (Cricket-Young & Restless), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1968-12-24 Joe Scuderi, Australian cricketer (South Australian all-rounder), born in Ingham, Australia
  • 1969-01-14 Martin Bicknell, American cricketer (England pace bowler 1993), born in Guildford, California
  • 1969-01-27 Shane Thomson, NZ cricket off-spin all rounder (since 1990)
  • 1969-02-02 Ijaz Ahmed Jr, cricketer (one Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka 1995)
  • 1969-02-06 Rajindra Dhanraj, Trinidad cricket leg-spinner (WI 1994-95), born in Barrackpore, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1969-02-11 Mark Atkinson, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (Tasmanian batsman), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1969-03-16 Ottis Gibson, cricketer (Barbados fast bowler, WI 1995)
  • 1969-03-18 Shaun Udal, cricketer (Hants off-spinner, England to Aust 1994-95)
  • 1969-03-26 Vikram Rathour, cricketer (Indian Test opening batsman 1996-)
  • 1969-04-09 Karl Krikken, English cricketer (Derbyshire 1989-, wicketkeeper), born in Bolton, Lancashire
  • 1969-04-11 Gavin Briant, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1993), born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1969-04-23 Nadeem Shahid, English cricketer, born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • 1969-04-25 Gavin Bruk-Jackson, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1993)
  • 1969-04-25 Sanjeeva Ranatunga, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman 1994-97), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1969-05-02 Brian Lara, West Indian cricket batsman and captain (131 Tests; WR Test score 400no 2004; 11,953 runs @ 52.88; 34 x 100; 299 ODIs), born in Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1969-05-17 Ujesh Ranchod, cricketer (Zimbabwe off-spinner 1993)
  • 1969-05-24 Martin McCague, England team cricketer (in Ulster AIS product, Eng quickie 1993-94), born in Larne, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
  • 1969-06-06 Sunil Joshi, Indian cricketer (Indian Test left-arm spinner 1996-2001), born in Gadag, Karnataka, India
  • 1969-06-29 Simon Brown, English cricketer (Durham pace bowler, England 1996), born in Cleadon, County Durham

Person of interestSanath Jayasuriya

1969-06-30 Sanath Jayasuriya, Sri Lankan cricket opening batsmen (MVP-1996 World Cup), born in Matara, Sri Lanka

  • 1969-07-09 Venkatapathy Raju, cricketer (Indian slow left-armer)
  • 1969-07-12 Alan Mullally, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler 1996)
  • 1969-07-26 Jonty Rhodes, South African cricket batsman (brilliant fielder), born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • 1969-07-30 Errol Stewart, South African cricket wicket-keeper (limited-over 1993)
  • 1969-08-01 Graham Thorpe, English cricketer (England LHB Century on Test debut 1993), born in Farnham, Surrey, England
  • 1969-08-05 Vasbert Conniel Drakes, cricketer (Barbados fast bowler, WI ODI 1995)
  • 1969-08-05 Venkatesh Prasad, cricketer (consistent Indian Test pace bowler 1996-)
  • 1969-08-06 Simon Doull, cricket medium pacer (NZ)
  • 1969-08-12 Stuart Williams, cricketer (West Indian opening batsman 1994- )
  • 1969-08-25 Vivek Razdan, cricket pace bowler (Indian Test 1989-90)
  • 1969-08-27 Mark Ealham, cricketer (Kent & England Test all-rounder 1996)
  • 1969-08-31 Javagal Srinath, cricketer (Indian right-arm pace bowler since 1991)
  • 1969-09-02 Stephen Peall, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1969-09-05 Mark Ramprakash, English cricketer, born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1969-09-13 Shane Warne, Australian cricket spin bowler and broadcaster (145 Tests, 708 wickets; 194 ODIs), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1969-09-25 Hansie Cronje, South African cricket batsman and captain (68 Tests, 3,714 runs, 43 wickets; 188 ODIs; life ban for match-fixing 2000), born in Bloemfontein, South Africa (d. 2002)
  • 1969-10-07 Martin Haywood, Australian cricketer (NSW opening batsman), born in Tamworth, Australia
  • 1969-11-11 Michael Owens, cricket pace bowler (NZ Test)
  • 1969-11-15 Peter Martin, cricketer (Lancashire & England pace bowler 1995)
  • 1969-11-20 Chris Harris, cricketer (son of Zin NZ all-rounder in ODI's)
  • 1969-11-24 Romesh Kaluwitharana, cricket (big-hit SL batsman, ton on Test debut)
  • 1969-11-28 Nick Knight, cricketer (England opening batsman 1995- )
  • 1969-12-05 Mark Dekker, Zimbabwe cricket opening batsman, born in Gatooma, Rhodesia
  • 1969-12-10 Darren Berry, Australian cricketer (Victorian wicket-keeper since 1989-90), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1969-12-10 Nadim Khan, Pakistani cricketer (brother of Moin Pakistani lefty spinner 1993), born in Rawalpindi, Pakistan
  • 1969-12-16 Craig White, cricketer (England all-rounder 1994-95, AIS graduate)
  • 1969-12-18 Keith Piper, cricketer (Warwickshire & England A wicketkeeper)
  • 1969-12-19 Nayan Mongia, cricketer (Indian Test batsman-wicketkeeper 1994- )
  • 1970-01-02 Anthony Stuart, Australian cricket fast bowler and coach (3 ODIs; 8 wickets @ 13.62; hat trick 1997), born in Newcastle, Australia
  • 1970-01-21 Ian Salisbury, cricketer (Sussex & England leg-spinner 1992-96)
  • 1970-01-27 Dean Headley, English cricket fast bowler (15 Tests; first Test cricketer to be son and grandson of Test cricketers; Ron & George Headley), born in Norton, England
  • 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
  • 1970-02-08 Cameron Cuffy, cricketer (St Vincent & WI fast bowler 1994-)

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
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Glenn McGrath
  • 1970-02-11 Alistair Brown, English cricketer (Surrey & England ODI opening batsman 1996), born in Beckenham, United Kingdom
  • 1970-02-19 Ruwan Kalpage, cricket off-spinner (Sri Lankan)
  • 1970-02-21 Michael Slater, Australian cricketer (devastating Aust opening bat since 1993), born in Wagga Wagga, Australia
  • 1970-03-03 Inzamam-ul-Haq, cricketer (dashing Pakistani batsman)
  • 1970-04-24 Damien Fleming, Australian cricket pace bowler (hat-trick on Test debut), born in Bentley, Perth, Australia

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