Cricket in History (Part 19)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1801 - 1,900 of 2,004

  • 1973-06-14 Daniel Marsh, cricketer (son of Rod South Aust slow lefty since 1993)
  • 1973-06-30 Dodda Ganesh, Indian cricketer and pace bowler (Karnataka & India), born in Bengaluru, India
  • 1973-07-16 Shaun Pollock, South African cricket all-rounder (108 Tests, captain 2000-03), born in Port Elizabeth, RSA
  • 1973-07-28 Nixon A McNamara McClean, West Indies cricket fast bowler (ODI 1996)
  • 1973-08-01 Ben Johnson, Australian cricketer (promising South Australian opening batsman), born in Naracoorte, South Australia
  • 1973-08-02 Danie Keulder, Former Namibian cricketer
  • 1973-08-05 Sanwar Hossain, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1973-08-08 Shane Lee, cricket all-rounder (NSW & Somerset, Australian ODI 1995-)
  • 1973-10-29 Adam Bacher, South African cricketer (nephew of former captain Ali Bacher), born in Johannesburg
  • 1973-11-10 Zahid Fazal, Pakistani cricket batsman (occasional Tests since 1992)
  • 1973-11-12 Zahir Shah, Afghan cricketer (attention-grabbing Rawalpindi leg-spinner), born in Kunar Province, Afghanistan
  • 1973-11-29 Craig Glassock, Australian cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper 1994-95), born in Mona Vale, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1973-12-12 Michael Di Venuto, Australian cricketer (exciting Tasmanian batsman), born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • 1974-01-09 Craig Wishart, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman vs South Africa 1995), born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1974-01-23 Glen Chapple, English cricketer (Lancashire & England A pace bowler), born in Skipton, United Kingdom
  • 1974-01-30 Robert Rollins, English cricketer (big-hitting Essex wicketkeeper-batsman), born in London, England
  • 1974-02-23 Herschelle Gibbs, South African cricketer (South African Test batsman 1996), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1974-02-27 Jimmy Maher, Australian cricketer (Queensland lefty batsman victorious 1995 side), born in Innisfail, Australia
  • 1974-03-09 Mark Harrity, Australian cricketer (promising South Aust left-arm fast bowler), born in Semaphore, South Australia
  • 1974-03-16 Heath Streak, cricketer (Zimbabwean pace bowler 1993-)
  • 1974-03-30 Martin Love, cricketer (high scoring Queensland batsman, Aust 1995)
  • 1974-04-12 Kabir Khan, Pakistani cricketer, born in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • 1974-08-11 Anju Jain, Indian cricketer(women's team)
  • 1974-08-18 Shivnarine Chanderpaul, cricketer (WI left-handed batsman 1994-)
  • 1974-08-27 Michael Mason, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1974-09-04 Lincoln Roberts, West Indian cricketer
  • 1974-09-05 Rawl Lewis, West Indian cricketer, born in Grenada
  • 1974-10-29 Michael Vaughan, English cricketer
  • 1974-11-01 V. V. S. Laxman, Indian cricketer (281 vs Australia 2001), born in Hyderabad, India
  • 1974-11-20 Brad Williams, Australian cricketer (Victoria & Young Australia fast bowler), born in Frankston, Australia
  • 1974-12-19 Ricky Ponting, cricketer (prodigious Tasmania batsman, Australia 1995)
  • 1974-12-29 Brad Hodge, Australian cricketer (promising Victorian middle-order batsman), born in Sandringham, Australia
  • 1975-01-15 Greg Loveridge, New Zealand cricketer (NZ leg-spinner, did not bowl v Zim 1996), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • 1975-01-27 Chaminda Vaas, brilliant Sri Lankan cricket pace bowler (1994- )
  • 1975-02-28 Azhar Mahmood, cricket pace bowler (Pakistani ODI 1996)
  • 1975-03-05 Chris Silverwood, cricketer (England Test pace bowler v Zimbabwe 1996)
  • 1975-03-28 Atta-ur-Rehman, cricketer (Pakistani quickie, debut v Engl1992 age 17)
  • 1975-04-19 Jason Gillespie, Australian cricketer (fast bowler, Australia 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1975-05-27 Michael Hussey, Australian cricketer
  • 1975-06-04 Dinanath Ramnarine, cricketer (Trinidad & Tobago leg-spinner)
  • 1975-06-09 Andrew Symonds, cricketer (Birmingham, brilliant Qld & Gloucs batsman)
  • 1975-07-17 Andre Adams, Former New Zealand Cricketer
  • 1975-07-21 Ravindra Pushpakumara, Sri Lankan cricketer (Test pace bowler)
  • 1975-08-03 Chris Nevin, New Zealand cricketer, born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • 1975-08-15 Vijay Bharadwaj, Indian cricketer
  • 1975-08-21 Simon Katich, Australian cricketer, born in Middle Swan, Australia
  • 1975-10-06 Reon King, West Indian cricketer from Guyana
  • 1975-10-09 Mahendra Nagamootoo, West Indian cricketer (Guyanese leg-spinner), born in Whim, Berbice, Guyana
  • 1975-10-16 Jacques Kallis, cricketer (South African Test all-rounder v England 1995)
  • 1975-12-25 Marcus Trescothick, English cricketer, born in Keynsham, United Kingdom
  • 1976-01-13 Gary Brent, cricketer (Zimbabwe ODI pace bowler 1996)
  • 1976-02-08 Khaled Mashud, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1976-04-13 Everton Matambanadzo, Zimbabwean cricket pace bowler (v Paki 1996), born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1976-06-26 Mpumelelo Mbangwa, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe pace bowler v Pakistan 1996), born in Plumtree, Matabeleland
  • 1976-07-03 Henry Olonga, cricketer (1st black Zimbabwe Test cricketer v Pak 1995)
  • 1976-07-14 Geraint Jones, English cricketer
  • 1976-07-20 Debashish Mohanty, Indian cricketer
  • 1976-07-27 Scott Mason, Australian cricketer, born in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia (d. 2005)
  • 1976-08-12 Pedro Collins, West Indian cricketer
  • 1976-09-01 Clare Connor, England Woman cricketer
  • 1976-09-13 Craig McMillan, New Zealand cricketer, born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1976-11-08 Brett Lee, Australian cricketer (brother of Shane, AIS representative), born in Wollongong, Australia
  • 1976-11-21 Saleem Elahi, cricketer (bro of Manzoor Pak, Test opener v Aust 1995)
  • 1976-11-27 Saqlain Mushtaq, cricketer (Pakistan Test off-spinner 1995)
  • 1976-12-03 Mark Boucher, South African cricketer
  • 1977-01-20 Paul Adams, South African cricketer (lefty very unorthodox bowler for South Africa), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1977-03-02 Andrew Strauss, English cricket player, born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province
  • 1977-04-12 Glenn Rogers, Australian-born Scottish cricketer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1977-05-27 Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1977-07-06 Makhaya Ntini, South African cricketer
  • 1977-07-15 Andre Nel, South African Cricketer
  • 1977-07-19 Ed Smith, English cricketer
  • 1977-08-08 Mohammad Wasim, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1977-08-20 James Ormond, England cricketer
  • 1977-08-26 Liam Botham, cricketer (son of Ian Hampshire all-rounder 1996)
  • 1977-09-12 Nathan Bracken, Australian cricketer, born in Penrith, Australia
  • 1977-09-19 Aakash Chopra, Indian cricketer, born in Agra, India
  • 1977-10-13 Gareth Batty, English cricketer, born in Bradford, Yorkshire
  • 1977-10-27 Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1977-11-11 Ben Hollioake, English cricketer (d. 2002)
  • 1977-12-03 David Sales, cricketer (Northampton batsman, 210 on fc debut 1996)
  • 1977-12-04 Shahid Nazir, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistan Test fast bowler v Zimbabwe 1996), born in Faisalabad, Punjab
  • 1977-12-06 Andrew Flintoff, English cricketer
  • 1978-02-16 Wasim Jaffer, Indian Cricketer
  • 1978-05-13 Dilshan Vitharana, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1978-07-22 Runako Morton, West Indian cricketer, (d. 2012)
  • 1978-08-01 Andy Blignaut, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Salisbury, Rhodesia
  • 1978-08-10 Chris Read, British cricketer and captain of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, born in Paignton, England
  • 1978-09-05 Sylvester Joseph, West Indian cricketer, born in New Winthorpes, Antigua
  • 1978-09-22 Ed Joyce, Irish-English cricketer
  • 1978-10-07 Zaheer Khan, Indian cricketer
  • 1978-10-20 Virender Sehwag, Indian cricketer
  • 1978-10-22 Owais Shah, English cricketer
  • 1978-10-23 Steve Harmison, English cricketer
  • 1978-11-11 Lou Vincent, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1978-12-25 Simon Jones, English cricketer, born in Morriston, United Kingdom
  • 1979-01-27 Daniel Vettori, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1979-03-24 Graeme Swann, English cricketer
  • 1979-06-05 Fraser Watts, Scottish cricketer
  • 1979-07-19 Dilhara Fernando, Sri Lankan cricketer

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