Cricket in History (Part 17)

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Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 2,032

  • 1967-01-15 Richard Blakey, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in India 1993)
  • 1967-03-04 Daryll Cullinan, South African cricketer (batsman Warne's bunny)
  • 1967-03-11 Andrew Zesers, cricketer (played for Australia in 1987 World Cup)
  • 1967-03-14 Vijay Yadav, cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper between More & Mongia)
  • 1967-04-08 Kenneth Charlie Griffith Benjamin, cricketer (WI like his namesake)
  • 1967-05-11 Jamie Brayshaw, cricketer (son of Ian WA & SA right-handed batsman)
  • 1967-06-06 Wasim Haider, cricketer (member Pakistan's 1992 World Cup squad)
  • 1967-06-12 Neil Maxwell, cricketer (all-rounder for Fiji 1990, Victoria & NSW)
  • 1967-06-25 Roshan Jurangpathy, cricketer (2 Tests for Sri Lanka 1985-86)
  • 1967-06-30 Rudi Steyn, cricketer (South African opening batsman 1995)
  • 1967-07-14 Hashan Tillekeratne, cricketer (Sri Lanka wicket-keeper/batsman)
  • 1967-07-27 Neil Smith, cricketer (Warwickshire & England A all-rounder)
  • 1967-08-10 Reinout Scholte, cricketer (Netherlands batsman 1996 World Cup)
  • 1967-08-30 Justin Vaughan, cricketer (New Zealand all-rounder 1992-)
  • 1967-09-04 Darrin Murray, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1967-10-24 Ian Bishop, cricketer (West Indian fast bowler)
  • 1967-10-25 Mazhar Hussein, cricketer (UAE batsman World Cup 1996)
  • 1967-11-04 Asif Mujtaba, cricketer (Pakistani lefty batsman)
  • 1967-11-23 Gary Kirsten, cricketer (South African lefty opening batsman 1993-)
  • 1967-11-26 Ridley Jacobs, cricket wicket-keeper (West Indian ODI 1996)
  • 1967-12-02 Naeem Akhtar, Rawalpindi cricket medium-pacer (10-28 vs Peshawar 1995)
  • 1967-12-11 Richard Stemp, cricketer (Yorkshire & England A left-arm spinner)
  • 1967-12-12 Masood Anwar, cricketer (one Test Pakistan v West Indies 1990)
  • 1967-12-22 Roland Holder, cricketer (West Indian batsman in ODI's 1993-)
  • 1968-01-09 Jimmy Adams, cricketer (prolific West Indian lefty bat since 1992)
  • 1968-01-20 Junior Murray, cricketer (WI keeper, no relation to Derryck or David)
  • 1968-01-24 Mark Burmester, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test all-rounder in 3 Tests 1992)
  • 1968-01-25 Tim De Leede, cricketer (Holland batsman 1996 World Cup)
  • 1968-01-29 Chris Pringle, (New Zealand cricket pace bowler (since 1990)
  • 1968-02-06 Imtiaz Abbasi, UAE cricket wicket-keeper (World Cup 1996)
  • 1968-02-14 Chris Lewis, cricketer (in Guyana England all-rounder)
  • 1968-02-22 Abeyratne Samarasekera, UAE cricket all-rounder (1996 World Cup)
  • 1968-02-22 Johanne Samarasekera, UAE cricket opening bowler (96 World Cup)
  • 1968-03-01 Salil Ankola, cricketer (Indian pace bowler one Test 1989)
  • 1968-03-01 Sanjeeva Weerasinghe, cricketer (Test for Sri Lanka v India at 17)
  • 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, cricketer (Warwickshire batsman, New Zealand 1995)
  • 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, cricket wicket-keeper (South Australian 1991)
  • 1968-06-16 Nehemiah Perry, cricketer (fine Jamaican off-spinner)
  • 1968-07-05 Shahid Anwar, cricketer (Pakistani all-rounder 1996 England tour)
  • 1968-07-06 Anthony Kershler, cricketer (NSW left-arm spinner 1994-95)
  • 1968-07-31 Saeed Al-Saffar, cricketer (UAE batsman 1996 World Cup, later captain)
  • 1968-08-08 Abey Kuruvila, cricketer (promising Bombay fast bowler)
  • 1968-08-14 Praveen Amre, cricketer (Indian batsman, century on Test debut 1992)
  • 1968-10-05 Wayne Holdsworth, cricketer (NSW fast bowler, Australian tourist 1993)
  • 1968-10-14 Rashid Latif, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper)
  • 1968-10-16 Robert van Oosterom, cricket opening batsman (Holland 1996 World Cup)
  • 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, cricketer (prolific Glamorgan & England A batsman)
  • 1968-11-03 Lee Germon, cricketer (NZ keeper & captain 1995- )
  • 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, cricketer (West Indian ODI all-rounder v NZ 1996)
  • 1968-12-22 Lauralee "Bug" Bell, US actress (Cricket-Young & Restless), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1968-12-24 Joe Scuderi, cricketer (South Australian all-rounder)
  • 1969-01-14 Martin Bicknell, cricketer (England pace bowler 1993)
  • 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)
  • 1969-02-11 Mark Atkinson, cricket wicket-keeper (Tasmanian batsman)
  • 1969-03-01 Azam Khan, cricketer (Pakistan ODI batsman 1996)
  • 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, cricketer (Derbyshire 1989-, wicketkeeper)
  • 1969-04-11 Gavin Briant, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1993), born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1969-04-23 Nadeem Shahid, cricketer
  • 1969-04-25 Gavin Bruk-Jackson, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1993)
  • 1969-04-25 Sanjeeva Ranatunga, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman 1994- )
  • 1969-05-02 Brian Lara, cricketer (WI left-hand bat Smashed world records in 1994), born in Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1969-05-16 Marcel Schewe, cricketer (Holland wicket-keeper 1996 World Cup)
  • 1969-05-17 Ujesh Ranchod, cricketer (Zimbabwe off-spinner 1993)
  • 1969-05-24 Martin McCague, cricketer (in Ulster AIS product, Eng quickie 1993-94)
  • 1969-06-06 Sunil Joshi, Indian cricketer (Indian Test left-arm spinner 1996-2001), born in Gadag, Karnataka, India
  • 1969-06-15 Maurice Odumbe, cricketer (Kenyan batsman & 1996 World Cup captain)
  • 1969-06-29 Simon Brown, cricketer (Durham pace bowler, England 1996)

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)
  • 1969-07-30 Errol Stewart, South African cricket wicket-keeper (limited-over 1993)
  • 1969-08-01 Graham Thorpe, cricketer (England LHB Century on Test debut 1993)
  • 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 cricketer (leg spin bowler) , born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1969-09-25 Hansie Cronje, cricket captain (solid South African batsman)
  • 1969-10-07 Martin Haywood, cricketer (NSW opening batsman)
  • 1969-11-11 Michael Owens, cricket pace bowler (NZ Test)

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