Cricket in History (Part 20)

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Birthdays 1901 - 2,000 of 2,004

Person of interestChris Gayle

1979-09-21 Chris Gayle, Jamaican West Indies cricketer (1999-) and fastest century maker in history, born in Kingston, Jamaica

Cricketer Chris Gayle
Cricketer
Chris Gayle
  • 1979-10-04 Adam Voges, Australian cricket batsman (oldest [35] to score a century on Test debut 2015), born in Perth, Western Australia
  • 1980-03-01 Shahid Afridi, Pakistan cricket all-rounder (record 100 in 37 balls in 1st ODI innings), born in Khyber, Pakistan
  • 1980-03-01 Abdur Rehman, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1980-04-15 James Foster, English cricketer
  • 1980-04-25 Bruce Martin, New Zealand cricketer, born in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
  • 1980-06-23 Ramnaresh Sarwan, Guyanese cricketer
  • 1980-06-27 Kevin Pietersen, English cricketer, born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • 1980-07-03 Harbhajan Singh, Indian cricket spin bowler (103 Tests, 417 wickets), born in Jalandhar, India
  • 1980-07-30 James Anderson, English cricketer
  • 1980-08-04 Richard Dawson, British cricketer, born in Doncaster, Yorkshire
  • 1980-08-17 Keith Dabengwa, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1980-08-29 Mohammad Sheikh, Kenyan cricketer
  • 1980-11-07 James Franklin, New Zealand Cricket player
  • 1980-11-27 Michael Yardy, English cricketer
  • 1980-12-01 Mohammad Kaif, Indian cricketer
  • 1981-01-21 Jamie Dalrymple, English cricketer
  • 1981-02-01 Graeme Smith, South African cricketer, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1981-02-24 Mohammad Sami, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1981-04-02 Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer, born in Liverpool, New South Wales
  • 1981-06-17 Shane Watson, Australian Test cricket all-rounder (2005-2015), born in Ipswich, Queensland

Person of interestMS Dhoni

1981-07-07 MS Dhoni [Mahendra Singh Dhoni], Indian cricketer, wicket-keeper batsman and captain of India (ODI: 2007-16, Test: 2008-14), born in Ranchi, Bihar, India

Cricketer MS Dhoni
Cricketer
MS Dhoni
  • 1981-07-19 David Bernard, West Indian cricketer, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1981-07-27 Collins Obuya, Kenyan cricketer, born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • 1981-08-04 Ben Scott, English cricketer
  • 1981-08-05 Alester Maregwede, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1981-08-26 Tino Best, West Indian cricketer
  • 1981-09-02 Chris Tremlett, English cricketer
  • 1981-09-27 Lakshmipathy Balaji, Indian cricketer
  • 1981-09-27 Brendon McCullum, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1981-11-21 Piet Rinke, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1981-12-12 Yuvraj Singh, Indian cricketer (Man of the Tournament, ICC World Cup 2011), born in Chandigarh, India
  • 1981-12-21 Sajid Mahmood, English cricketer, born in Bolton, United Kingdom
  • 1982-02-01 Shoaib Malik, Pakistani cricketer, born in Sialkot, Pakistan
  • 1982-03-11 Hasan Raza, cricketer (Test cricketer at the age of 14)
  • 1982-03-20 Terrence Duffin, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1982-04-11 Ian Bell, English cricketer, born in Walsgrave, Coventry, Warwickshire
  • 1982-04-25 Monty Panesar, English cricketer, born in Luton, Bedfordshire, England
  • 1982-05-20 Imran Farhat, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1982-06-15 Abdur Razzak, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1982-07-17 Omari Banks, West Indian cricketer, born in Anguilla
  • 1982-07-22 Nuwan Kulasekara, Sri lankan cricketer
  • 1982-07-25 Monde Zondeki, South African cricketer, born in King William's Town, Cape Province
  • 1982-07-31 Blessing Mahwire, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Bikita, Masvingo, Zimbabwe
  • 1982-08-20 Barney Rogers, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1982-11-17 Yusuf Pathan, Indian cricketer
  • 1982-12-06 Sean Ervine, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1982-12-20 Mohammed Asif, Pakistani cricket player, born in Sheikhupura, Pakistan
  • 1983-02-06 S. Sreesanth, Indian cricketer, born in Kothamangalam, India
  • 1983-03-31 Hashim Amla, South African cricket batsman (first RSA Test triple century, 311), born in Durban, Natal
  • 1983-06-27 Dale Steyn, South African cricketer, born in Phalaborwa, South Africa
  • 1983-07-12 Munaf Patel, Indian cricketer
  • 1983-08-28 Lasith Malinga, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1983-09-04 Tareq Aziz, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1983-10-05 Mashrafe Mortaza, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1983-10-10 Vusimuzi Sibanda, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Highfield, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1983-12-20 Darren Sammy, St. Lucian West Indies cricketer, born in Micoud Quarter, Saint Lucia
  • 1984-01-01 Alok Kapali, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1984-02-17 AB de Villiers, South African cricketer
  • 1984-03-26 Gregory Strydom, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Pretoria, South Africa
  • 1984-05-04 Manjural Islam, Bangladeshi test cricket player, born in Khulna, Bangladesh (d. 2007)
  • 1984-06-22 Jerome Taylor, West Indies international cricketer
  • 1984-07-03 Syed Rasel, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1984-07-07 Mohammad Ashraful, Bangladeshi cricketer, born in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh
  • 1984-08-21 Neil Dexter, South African-born English cricketer, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1984-08-30 Anthony Ireland, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1984-09-09 James Hildreth, English Cricketer
  • 1984-10-07 Salman Butt, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1984-10-27 Irfan Pathan, Indian cricketer
  • 1984-12-14 Edward Rainsford, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Kadoma, Zimbabwe
  • 1984-12-25 Alastair Cook, English cricketer
  • 1985-01-06 R. P. Singh, Indian cricketer, born in Raebareli District, India
  • 1985-03-09 Parthiv Patel, Indian Cricket Player
  • 1985-03-26 Prosper Utseya, Zimbabwean cricket captain
  • 1985-05-04 Ravi Bopara, English cricketer, born in Forest Gate, London
  • 1985-10-01 Shahriar Nafees, Bangladeshi cricket batsman (Bangladesh 24 Tests ), born in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 1985-11-11 Robin Uthappa, Indian cricket player
  • 1985-12-06 Rudra Pratap Singh, Indian Cricketer
  • 1986-01-25 Shahriar Nafees, Bangladeshi cricketer, born in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 1986-02-04 Mohammad Mahmudullah Riyad, Bangladeshi cricketer (2007-), born in Mymensingh, Bangladesh
  • 1986-02-06 Brendan Taylor, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1986-03-14 Elton Chigumbura, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1986-06-14 Jonathan Clare, English cricketer
  • 1986-06-16 Farhad Reza, Bangladeshi Cricketer
  • 1986-06-24 Stuart Broad, English cricketer
  • 1986-09-09 Justice Chibhabha, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1986-10-06 Mohammad Shukri, Malaysian cricketer
  • 1986-11-27 Suresh Raina, Indian cricketer (Gujarat Lions, Chennai Super Kings), born in Muradnagar, India
  • 1987-03-24 Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladeshi cricket all-rounder (Bangaladesh 217 highest score 2017), born in Magura, Bangladesh
  • 1987-04-21 Nadif Chowdhury, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1987-04-30 Rohit Sharma, Indian Cricketer
  • 1987-10-30 Junaid Siddique, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1988-02-08 Keegan Meth, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1988-03-24 Ryan Higgins, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1988-09-01 Mushfiqur Rahim, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1988-09-02 Ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer

Person of interestVirat Kohli

1988-11-05 Virat Kohli, Indian cricketer, star batsman and captain of India (2013-), born in Delhi, India

Cricketer Virat Kohli
Cricketer
Virat Kohli

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