Cricket in History (Part 2)

Events in Sport

Events 101 - 200 of 630

  • 1928-05-31 Charlie Hallows scores his 1,000th run of Cricket season
  • 1928-09-15 Alfred "Tich" Freeman becomes the only bowler to take 300 wickets in an English cricket season.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1928-11-30 Test Cricket debut of Don Bradman, who scored 18 & 1 vs England

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1928-12-14 2nd Test Cricket Australia v England starts with Bradman 12th man
  • 1928-12-25 Christmas Day attendance at cricket MCG (Vic v NSW) Australia is 14,887
  • 1929-02-04 Archie Jackson scores 164 in Test Cricket debut v England at Adelaide
  • 1929-03-13 Bradman scores 123 Aust v England at MCG, his 2nd Test Cricket century
  • 1929-11-22 Bradman scores 157 for NSW against the MCC at cricket SCG
  • 1929-12-10 Bradman scores 225 in 2nd inn of Test Cricket trial after 124 in 1st
  • 1930-01-24 J E Mills scores 117 on Test Cricket debut, NZ v England, Wellington
  • 1930-02-25 George Headley completes twin tons in Test Cricket v England (114 & 112)
  • 1930-02-26 West Indies make 1st Test Cricket win, by 289 runs over England
  • 1930-04-04 Andrew Sandham makes Test Cricket 1st triple century
  • 1930-04-04 Les Ames makes the 1st Test Cricket century by a wicketkeeper (149)
  • 1930-04-12 4th Test Cricket WI v England ends in a draw after nine days
  • 1930-04-12 Wilfred Rhodes ends Test Cricket career aged 52 years 165 days
  • 1930-05-31 Bradman gets his 1,000th run of the English Cricket season
  • 1930-06-01 Bradman scores cricket 191 Australia v Hampshire, 240 mins, 26 fours
  • 1930-06-17 Bradman scores 131 in the 1st Test cricket at Trent Bridge
  • 1930-07-12 Bradman out for 334 in Test Cricket at Headingley, 383 mins, 46 fours
  • 1930-08-20 Bradman scores 232 in 5th Test Cricket at The Oval
  • 1930-08-22 Australia regain Ashes on 6th day of 5th Cricket Test
  • 1930-12-15 Don Bradman takes his 1st Test Cricket wicket (Ivan Barrow, WI, lbw)
  • 1930-12-20 Learie Constantine cricket 100 in 52 mins WI v Tas (10x4, 1x6, 1x5)
  • 1931-11-27 1st Test Cricket match at the Gabba Bradman scores 200 on 1st day
  • 1931-11-28 Bradman scores 226, the 1st Test Cricket century at Gabba, v South Africa
  • 1931-12-19 Bradman scores 112 Australia v South Africa at cricket SCG
  • 1932-02-15 Australia beat South Africa in cricket by an innings in 5 hrs 53 min playing time
  • 1932-06-16 Sutcliffe & Holmes make 555 opening cricket stand for Yorks v Essex
  • 1932-06-25 Commencement of India's 1st cricket Test v England at Lord's
  • 1932-07-07 Bradman scores a cricket double century in Montreal
  • 1932-07-12 Hedley Verity establishes a first-class cricket record by taking all ten wickets for only ten runs against Nottinghamshire on a pitch affected by a storm
  • 1932-11-26 Bradman completes 10,000 runs in first-class cricket, 126 innings
  • 1932-12-30 Bradman out for a duck v England at cricket MCG
  • 1933-12-17 B H Valentine scores 133 on Test Cricket debut, Eng v India at Bombay
  • 1933-12-17 Lala Amarnath scores century on Test Cricket debut (went on to 118)
  • 1934-05-09 Don Bradman out for a Cricket duck against Cambridge University
  • 1934-05-28 Hobbs scores his 197th & last FC cricket ton at 51 years 163 days
  • 1934-06-09 38th US Golf Open: Olin Dutra shoots a 293 at Merion Cricket Club PA
  • 1934-08-20 Ponsford out for 266 in his final Test Cricket match
  • 1934-08-22 Australia beat England by 562 runs to regain Cricket Ashes
  • 1935-03-15 George Headley completes 270 in cricket v England at Kingston
  • 1935-05-14 Northamptonshire County Cricket Club gains (over Somerset at Taunton by 48 runs) what proved to be their last victory for 99 matches, a record in the County Championship. Their next Championship win was not until May 29, 1939.
  • 1935-12-14 Test Cricket debut of "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith v South Africa, Durban
  • 1935-12-18 Bradman scores 117 in his 1st Shield cricket match for South Australia
  • 1936-07-03 Jahangir Khan kills a sparrow while cricket bowling, Cambridge University v MCC
  • 1936-10-10 Bradman scores 212 in 202 mins in a cricket testimonial game
  • 1936-12-18 Queensland cricket all out for 49 v Vic, Fleetwood-Smith 7-17
  • 1936-12-21 Bradman's 2nd consecutive Test Cricket duck! Australia all out 80
  • 1937-02-03 Don Bradman scores 212 (in 441 minutes!) in 5th cricket test v England
  • 1937-02-13 Bradman scores 123 SA v Queensland, 165 mins, 10-4s 1-6 in cricket

  • 1937-02-27 Bradman scores 169 in 5th Test Cricket v England in 223 minutes
  • 1937-06-26 Test cricket debut of Len Hutton v NZ at Lord's, scores 0 & 1
  • 1937-12-21 O'Reilly completes 14-98 for cricket match, NSW v South Aust
  • 1938-05-16 In cricket Bradman scores 278 Aust v MCC, 349 mins, 35 fours 1 six
  • 1938-05-27 Bradman scores his 1000th cricket run of English season, earliest to do so
  • 1938-05-31 Bill Edrich scores his 1,000th run of cricket season, all at Lord's
  • 1938-06-11 Compton scores 1st Test Cricket ton (102 v Aust) aged 20 yrs 19 days
  • 1938-06-13 Great Cricket innings of 232 by Stan McCabe v England at Trent Bridge
  • 1938-06-14 Bradman scores 144* in 1st Test Cricket at Trent Bridge
  • 1938-06-28 Bradman scores 102* in drawn 2nd Test cricket at Lord's
  • 1938-07-08 Would be start of England v Australia Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout
  • 1938-07-15 Arthur Fagg completes 244 & 202 in the same cricket game for Kent
  • 1938-12-26 Tom Goddard takes a cricket hat-trick for England v South Africa
  • 1938-12-28 Paul Gibb scores 106 on Test Cricket debut v South Africa

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1939-06-12 43rd US Golf Open: Byron Nelson shoots a 284 at Philadelphia Cricket Club PA

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  • 1939-06-27 Headley scores a cricket century in each innings v England at Lord's
  • 1939-09-01 Last day of 1st-class cricket in England for 6 years
  • 1939-12-30 Bradman scores 267 SA v Vic, world record 34th double cricket century
  • 1940-12-26 1st-class cricket debut of Arthur Morris, who scores 148
  • 1940-12-28 Cricketer Arthur Morris scores 111 in 2nd innings of 1st game after 148
  • 1941-12-01 Last day of first-class cricket in Australia for 4 years
  • 1945-05-19 Start of the 1st Victory Test Cricket between England & Aust Services
  • 1945-05-20 Keith Miller scores 105 in the 1st Victory Test Cricket at Lord's
  • 1945-05-21 Australian Services win 1st Victory Test Cricket at Lord's by 6 wickets
  • 1945-06-26 England win the second Victory test cricket at Bramall Lane by 41 runs
  • 1945-07-16 Australian Services win 3rd Victory Test Cricket by 4 wickets
  • 1945-08-06 Keith Miller scores 110 in the 4 Victory Test Cricket at Lord's
  • 1945-11-28 Australian Services draw second Victory Test Cricket v India at Calcutta
  • 1945-12-10 Aust Services lose 3rd Victory Test Cricket to India by 6 wkts
  • 1946-03-29 1st Test Cricket between Australia & NZ
  • 1946-03-29 Test Cricket debuts of Lindwall, Miller & Tallon
  • 1946-03-30 Australia beats NZ in cricket at 3 30pm on 2nd day
  • 1946-03-30 Last Test Cricket appearance of Bill O'Reilly (5-14 & 3-19)
  • 1946-06-22 Alec Bedser takes 7-49 v India on 1st day of his 1st Test cricket
  • 1946-11-30 Bradman scores 187 in 1st Test Cricket v England at the Gabba
  • 1947-01-07 Australia v England at MCG drawn in 6 days, 1st cricket draw in Australia since 1882
  • 1947-02-03 Bradman bowled by Alec Bedser for a duck in 4th Test Cricket
  • 1947-02-06 Compton & Arthur Morris both complete dual tons in same Test Cricket
  • 1947-03-21 Test Cricket debut of Bert Sutcliffe, NZ v England at Christchurch
  • 1947-03-25 Last day of Test cricket for Walter Hammond (v NZ, Christchurch)
  • 1947-11-08 Bradman scores his 99th 1st-class cricket century, 100 SA v Victoria
  • 1947-12-01 Don Bradman scores 185 in the 1st Cricket Test v India at the Gabba
  • 1947-12-01 India cricket all out for 58 v Australia at the Gabba, Toshack 5-2
  • 1948-01-22 Jim Laker takes 7-103 in his 1st Test Cricket innings v WI Barbados
  • 1948-02-06 Bradman retires hurt, 57 in his last Test Cricket innings in Australia
  • 1948-02-11 Billy Griffith scores cricket century on debut Eng v WI, out for 140
  • 1948-02-11 Test cricket debut of Frank Worrell for the West Indies vs. England at Port-of-Spain
  • 1948-02-13 West Indian batsman Andy Ganteaume scores 112 for W Indies in his only Test Cricket innings
  • 1948-03-15 Bradman scores 115 for the Australian cricket team v Western Australia

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 2,037

  • 1871-01-09 Charles Kortright, British(?) cricket player
  • 1871-03-19 Schofield Haigh, cricketer ("Sunshine of the Yorkshire 11")
  • 1871-03-29 Tom Hayward, cricketer (great England batsman of the Golden Age)
  • 1871-08-01 John Lester, American cricketer (d. 1969)
  • 1871-12-01 Archie MacLaren, cricketer (424 Lancashire v Somerset 1895)
  • 1872-03-17 Billy Quaife, cricketer (England batsman 1899-1902)
  • 1872-04-25 Charles Burgess Fry, cricketer/world record long jumper
  • 1872-09-10 Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji, India, cricketer/politician
  • 1873-01-28 M A Noble, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder at turn of century)
  • 1873-04-19 Sydney Barnes, English cricketer (27 Tests for England, 189 wickets) and probably England's greatest bowler, born in Smethwick, England (d. 1967)
  • 1873-05-08 Henry Leveson-Gower, cricketer (England capt 1909-10 later official)
  • 1873-10-02 Pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official)
  • 1873-10-19 Barton King, cricketer (North America's greatest all-rounder)
  • 1873-11-22 Johnny Tyldesley, cricketer (brother of Ernest, 31 Tests for England)
  • 1873-12-26 Thomas Wass, English cricketer (d. 1953)
  • 1874-04-26 J H "Biddy" Anderson, cricketer (one Test South Africa v Australia 1902)
  • 1874-05-19 Gilbert Laird Jessop, cricketer (The Croucher)
  • 1874-06-26 Albert Relf, cricketer (England all-rounder in 13 Tests 1903-14)
  • 1874-07-10 Austin Diamond, cricket non-Test capt (NSW batsman 1899-1919, Aust)
  • 1874-11-07 Joseph Willoughby, South African cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1895-96), born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England (d. 1952)
  • 1875-01-01 N F Druce, cricketer (5 Tests for England v Australia 1897-98)
  • 1875-04-27 Freddie Fane, cricketer (Hobbs' 1st Test opening partner)
  • 1875-05-04 Reggie Schwartz, cricketer (1st of great South African googlists)
  • 1875-10-18 Len Braund, cricketer (great England all-rounder in 23 Tests 1901-08)
  • 1875-12-25 Walter Lees, cricketer (Surrey pace bowler toured for Eng 1905-06)
  • 1876-04-14 Murray Bisset, cricketer (South African wicket-keeper 1899 & 1910)
  • 1876-05-03 Bert Hopkins, cricketer (Australian pace bowler of the 1900's)
  • 1876-05-03 John Elicius Benedict B P Quick Carrington Dwyer, cricketer (Sussex)
  • 1876-06-04 Robert Dower, cricketer (1 Test South Africa v England 1898, scored 0 & 9)
  • 1876-07-19 John Gunn, Former England cricketer (d. 1963)
  • 1876-09-26 C B "Buck" Llewellyn, cricketer (South African lefty all-rounder 1896-1912)
  • 1876-11-07 Ted Arnold, English cricketer (England all-rounder in 10 Tests 1903-05), born in Withycombe Raleigh, Devon (d. 1942)
  • 1876-11-07 Charlie Townsend, English cricketer, born in Bristol (d. 1958)
  • 1876-11-28 Bert Vogler, cricketer (early South African googly bowler)
  • 1877-03-18 Clem Hill, cricketer (all-time great Australian batsman)
  • 1877-07-19 Arthur Fielder, English cricketer (d. 1949)
  • 1877-10-04 Razor Smith, English cricketer (d. 1946)
  • 1877-10-13 Bernard Bosanquet, cricketer (pioneer of googly)
  • 1877-10-27 George Thompson, English cricketer (d. 1943)
  • 1877-10-29 Wilfred Rhodes, cricketer (Yorks & Eng SLA, played Tests 1899-1930)
  • 1877-11-02 Victor Trumper, Australian cricketer (Australia batsman 1899-1912), born in Darlinghurst, Australia (d. 1915)
  • 1878-01-26 A W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of South African cricket)
  • 1878-03-15 Hanson Carter, cricketer (Yorkshire Aussie WK of early 20th century)
  • 1878-04-07 C M M Hathorn, cricketer (South African Test centurion in 1905-06)
  • 1878-04-16 R E "Tip" Foster, cricketer (287 on debut England v Aust SCG 1903)
  • 1878-08-17 Reg Duff, cricketer (Australian bat, century on debut 1902)
  • 1879-05-22 Warwick Armstrong, cricketer (Big Ship Great Aussie skipper 1920-21)
  • 1879-05-30 Colin Blythe, English cricketer (outstanding slow lefty pre-WWI), born in Deptford (d. 1917)
  • 1879-06-13 George Gunn, cricketer (elegant English batsman 1907-30)
  • 1879-08-07 J J Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07)
  • 1880-01-28 Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (England wicket-keeper before & after WWI)
  • 1880-08-17 Percy Sherwell, cricketer (great South African batsman-keeper-captain)
  • 1880-12-11 Frank Tarrant, Australian cricketer (d. 1951)
  • 1881-04-23 Claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22)
  • 1881-12-17 Aubrey Faulkner, cricketer (great South African all-rounder early 20th cent)
  • 1882-02-09 Thomas Campbell, South African cricket wicketkeeper (5 Tests 1909-12)
  • 1882-04-05 Don Blackie, cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1928-29) (d. 1955)
  • 1882-04-07 Bert "Dainty" Ironmonger, cricketer (belated Australian rep 1928-33)
  • 1882-07-02 Edgar Mayne, cricketer (Australian batsman, prolific for Victoria)
  • 1882-08-22 Harry Makepeace, English cricketer (4 Tests for England v Australia 1920-21), born in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire (d. 1952)
  • 1882-09-03 Johnny Douglas, England cricketer and boxer (d. 1930)
  • 1882-10-14 Charlie Parker, cricketer (legend Gloucs SLA, but 2-32 in only Test)
  • 1882-11-09 Joe Hardstaff Sr, English cricketer ("Hotstuff" in 1907-08 MCC tour of Aust), born in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire (d. 1947)
  • 1882-12-07 Warren Bardsley, cricketer (great NSW & Aussie opening bat 1909-26)
  • 1882-12-16 Jack Hobbs, cricketer (1st-class runs, the most ever)
  • 1882-12-16 John Berry Hobbs, England, 1st cricket played knighted (1953)
  • 1883-02-21 J M M "Mick" Commaille, cricketer (dual South African cricket/soccer rep)
  • 1883-11-17 Harold Baumgartner, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1913)
  • 1883-12-03 Tibby Cotter, Australian cricketer and fast bowler (49 wickets for Australia) and member of the 12th Regiment who captured Beersheba in the world's last successful cavalry charge, born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1917)
  • 1884-02-04 Rolland Beaumont, cricketer (South African batsman in 5 tests 1912-14)
  • 1884-02-10 Herbert Hordern, cricketer (pioneering leggie for Aust & Philadelphia)
  • 1884-04-03 Jackie Matthews, cricketer (Aust leg-spinner, two hat-tricks 1912)
  • 1884-08-13 Harry Dean, England cricketer (d. 1957)
  • 1884-10-10 C "Ormy" C Pearse, cricketer (3 Tests for South Africa in Australia 1910-11)
  • 1885-12-24 Arthur Dolphin, cricketer (Yorkshire & England keeper, later Test ump)
  • 1886-01-03 Arthur Mailey, cricketer (great Aussie leg-spinner & cartoonist)
  • 1886-02-16 Andrew Ducat, cricketer (Test for Eng 1921 (3 & 2) Soccer intl)
  • 1886-06-27 Charles Macartney, cricketer (Governor-General)
  • 1886-06-28 Joe Cox, cricketer (South African pace bowler in 1913-14 series v England)
  • 1886-08-15 Bill Whitty, Australian cricketer (left-arm bowler 1909-12), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1974)
  • 1886-11-25 Percy Holmes, cricketer (Engl, 555 partners with Sutcliffe for Yorks)
  • 1886-12-01 Jack Crawford, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1905-08)
  • 1886-12-10 William Booth, English cricketer (Yorks all-rounder, England before WWI)
  • 1887-03-09 Phil Mead, cricketer (strong batsman for England pre- & post-WWI)
  • 1887-05-27 Frank Woolley, cricketer (long-running England left-arm all-rounder)
  • 1887-08-02 Tommy Ward, Former South African cricketer (d. 1936)
  • 1887-10-06 George Brown, cricketer (legendary England batsman/keeper of 20's)
  • 1887-10-07 A C "Jack" Russell, cricketer (prolific England batsman post-WWI)
  • 1888-03-01 Ewart Astill, English cricketer (d. 1948)
  • 1888-04-03 Neville Cardus, cricketer (doyen of cricket writers)
  • 1888-05-17 A P "Tich" Freeman, cricket leg-spinner (legend for Kent & England)
  • 1888-06-28 George Challenor, cricketer (pioneering West Indian batsman)
  • 1888-07-24 Arthur Richardson, Australian cricket batsman (20's)
  • 1888-07-28 Sidney Pegler, South African cricket leg spinner (16 Tests), (d. 1972)
  • 1889-01-21 Bert Collins, cricketer (Aussie batsman in the post WW I years)
  • 1889-01-31 F R Foster, cricketer (330 runs & 45 wickets for England)
  • 1889-02-05 Elias Henry "Patsy" Hendren, cricketer (prolific England bat of 20's)
  • 1889-02-05 Ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (1st Lancastrian to score 100 100's)
  • 1889-04-25 Charles Kelleway, Australian cricketer (great all-rounder of 1920's), born in Lismore, New South Wales (1944)
  • 1889-05-05 Herbie Taylor, cricketer (prolific South African pre- & post-WWI)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 101 - 200 of 944

  • 1917-11-19 Basil Grieve, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests England v South Africa 1889), dies
  • 1918-04-11 Arthur Ochse, cricketer (WW I played for South Africa in 1889 aged 19), dies
  • 1918-04-20 Reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies
  • 1918-10-17 Gordon White, cricketer (WW I Superb South African batsman 1905-12), dies
  • 1918-11-18 Reggie Schwartz, cricketer (55 wickets for South Africa), dies
  • 1918-11-26 Charlie McLeod, cricketer (all-rounder for Australia 1894-1905), dies
  • 1919-04-30 Henry Wood, England cricket wicket keeper (in 4 Tests 1888-92), dies
  • 1919-07-31 R G Barlow, cricketer (591 runs/34 wickets/17 Tests for England), dies
  • 1919-08-04 D[ave] W Gregory, cricketer (brother of Ned, uncle of Syd), dies
  • 1919-08-20 Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93) and Scottish rugby union player, dies at 49
  • 1919-09-24 Frank Laver, cricketer (15 Tests for Aust 1899-1909), dies
  • 1919-09-27 Robert Gleeson, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies
  • 1919-10-02 Ernest Halliwell, cricketer (South African wicketkeeper 1892-1904), dies
  • 1919-10-27 John Harry, cricket wicketkeeper (Aust one Test 1895, one catch), dies
  • 1919-10-28 Ted Wainwright, cricketer (Yorks stalwart, 5 Tests 1893-98), dies
  • 1920-05-17 Maitland Hathorn, cricketer (325 runs in 12 Tests South African 1901-11), dies
  • 1920-07-05 John Shuter, cricketer (scored 28 in only Test for England 1888), dies
  • 1920-12-21 Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death
  • 1921-01-29 Billy Gunn, English cricketer (11 test matches) and footballer, dies at 62
  • 1921-02-12 Charles Leslie, cricketer (4 Tests England v Australia 1882-83), dies
  • 1921-02-27 Schofield Haigh, cricketer (Eng all-rounder 11 Tests 1898-1912), dies
  • 1921-04-29 Arthur Mold, British cricket bowler (1893, banished for throwing), dies
  • 1921-07-02 Edwin Evans, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia), dies
  • 1921-11-17 John McLaren, cricketer (one Test Aust v Eng 1912), dies
  • 1921-12-13 Frederick Martin, cricketer (14 wkts in 2 Tests for Eng 1890-92), dies
  • 1922-06-01 Frank Walters, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 7 & 5), dies
  • 1922-09-21 Tom Armitage, cricketer (England lob bowler v Australia 1877), dies
  • 1923-05-30 Charles Fichardt, cricketer (South African batsman in 2 Tests 1892-96), dies
  • 1923-06-26 Edward Rae, cricketer (introduced cricket into Russian Lapland), dies
  • 1923-10-12 A P "Bunny" Lucas, cricketer (five Tests for England 1879-82), dies
  • 1923-11-25 Syd Callaway, cricket all-round (3 Tests for Australia 1891-95), dies
  • 1924-03-25 John Reedman, cricketer (Test for Aust 1894, 17 & 4, 1 for 24), dies
  • 1924-04-16 Jack Board, cricket wicket-keeper (Eng in 6 Tests 1898-1906), dies
  • 1924-04-24 George Street, English cricket wicket keeper (1 Test 1923), dies
  • 1924-05-19 Billy Zulch, cricketer (South African batsman scored 2 Test centuries), dies
  • 1924-08-17 Tom Kendall, Australian cricketer (14 wickets in Australia's 1st two Tests), dies at 72
  • 1924-09-10 Walter Lees, cricketer (26 wkts on 5 Tests Eng v SA 1905-06), dies
  • 1924-09-19 Alick Bannerman, cricketer (28 Tests for Australia, 1108 runs), dies
  • 1924-10-05 Tom Campbell, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, ct 7 stp 1), dies
  • 1925-08-03 William Bruce, cricketer (drowns 14 Tests for Australia 1885-95), dies
  • 1925-09-30 Philip Hutchinson, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1889), dies
  • 1925-12-17 A N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies
  • 1926-03-11 John Henry Anderson, cricketer (score 32 & 11 in Test for South Africa), dies
  • 1926-04-15 Frank Iredale, cricketer (14 Tests for Aust, 807 runs at 36 68), dies
  • 1926-05-20 Dick Pougher, cricketer (17 & 3-26 in only Test for England 1892), dies

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1926-06-04 Fred Spofforth, Australian cricketer known as "The Demon Bowler" (18 tests with 94 wickets at an average of 18.41), dies of chronic colitis at 72

Cricketer Fred Spofforth
Cricketer
Fred Spofforth
  • 1926-11-01 Wilfred Flowers, cricketer (England spinner in 8 Tests 1884-93), dies
  • 1927-04-10 Ivo Bligh, cricketer (8th Earl of Darnley, 4 Tests 1882-83), dies
  • 1927-05-09 Tommy Routledge, cricketer (4 Tests for South Africa 1892-96), dies
  • 1927-06-11 William Attewell, cricket bowler (England in 10 Tests 1884-1891), dies
  • 1927-07-21 J J Lyons, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies
  • 1927-08-05 Tom Groube, cricketer (Test for Australia 1880), dies
  • 1927-11-29 George Giffen, cricketer (251 FC games, 11758 runs, 1023 wkts), dies
  • 1927-12-21 Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies
  • 1928-04-05 Roy Kilner, cricketer (9 Tests for England 1924-26), dies at 38
  • 1928-09-25 Karl Schneider, cricketer (South Aust bat), dies of leukaemia at 23
  • 1928-10-16 Septimus Kinneir, cricketer (Test for Eng), dies
  • 1928-12-21 Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v South Africa 1895-96), dies
  • 1929-02-17 John Read, cricketer (batted in 17 Tests for Eng for 463 runs), dies
  • 1929-05-21 V P F A Royle, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1879), dies
  • 1929-06-02 Charles Coventry, cricketer (13 runs in 2 Tests Eng v S Af 1889), dies
  • 1929-06-07 J E P McMaster, cricketer (Eng v S Af Test 1889 (out for 0), dies
  • 1929-08-01 Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies
  • 1929-08-25 Frederick Burton, Australian cricketer (Australian wicketkeeper 1886-87), dies at 63
  • 1929-10-21 Owen Dunell, cricketer (two Tests for South Africa in 1889), dies
  • 1929-10-25 James Lillywhite Jr, cricketer (two Tests for England 1877), dies
  • 1929-11-09 Nicolaas Theunissen, South African cricket break bowler (2nd Test 1889), dies
  • 1929-11-17 A F A Lilley, cricketer (92 dismissals in 35 Tests 1896-1909), dies
  • 1929-12-09 Willis Cuttell, cricketer (two Tests England v South Africa 1899), dies
  • 1930-01-28 Clarence Skelton Wimble, cricket (score pair in Test for S Af), dies
  • 1930-03-06 William Milton, cricketer (South African Test capt in 3 Tests 1889-92), dies
  • 1930-06-11 George Alexander, cricketer (two early Tests for Australia), dies
  • 1930-06-12 Dyce Willcocks, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of Canadian cricket), dies
  • 1930-07-14 W H Ashley, cricketer (Test South Africa, 7 wkts), dies
  • 1930-08-20 Charles Bannerman, cricketer (1st three Tests for Australia), dies
  • 1930-09-10 G A Faulkner, cricketer (South African googly all-rounder), commits suicide
  • 1930-11-11 W W Whysall, cricketer (4 Tests for England 1924-30), dies
  • 1930-11-27 J T Tyldesley, cricket (1661 runs in 31 Tests for Eng 1898-1909), dies
  • 1930-12-09 Jim Slight, cricketer (represented Australia at Oval 1880), dies
  • 1930-12-19 Johnny Douglas, cricketer (soccer int, boxing gold medal), drowns
  • 1931-04-25 A J Y (Bert) Hopkins, cricketer (20 Tests for Aust, 509 runs), dies
  • 1931-04-30 Sammy Woods, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia, 3 for England), dies
  • 1931-07-07 Johannes Jacobus "Kodgee" Kotze, cricketer (South Africa 1902-07), dies
  • 1931-07-16 Charles Studd, cricketer (5 Tests for England 1882-83), dies
  • 1931-09-20 Sam Morris, cricketer (one Test Aust v Eng 1884), dies
  • 1931-10-24 Murray Bisset, cricketer (S Afr)/Chief Justice of Rhodesia, dies
  • 1931-11-02 Harry Musgrove, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies
  • 1932-03-24 George Robert Canning, cricketer (the 4th Lord Harris), dies
  • 1932-04-26 Bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies
  • 1932-06-05 Henry Taberer, cricket (bowl Trumper only Test wkt for South Africa), dies
  • 1932-07-09 Henry Howell, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests 1920-24), dies
  • 1932-08-01 Arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies
  • 1932-12-28 John Blackham, cricketer (35 Tests as Aust WK, caught 37), dies
  • 1933-01-17 John Hodges, Australian cricketer (6 wickets in Australia's 1st two Tests), dies
  • 1933-02-16 Archie Jackson, Austrian cricketer, dies at 23
  • 1933-03-27 Lionel Palairet, British cricketer (49 runs in 2 Tests for England 1902), dies at 62
  • 1933-04-02 K S Ranjitsinhji, cricketer (989 Test runs, 1st-class avg 56), dies
  • 1933-05-29 Frank Sugg, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests for England 1888), dies
  • 1933-11-15 Affie Jarvis, cricketer (11 Tests for Australia, 9 catches), dies
  • 1933-12-09 Morice Bird, cricketer (scored 280 runs in 10 Tests for England), dies