On This Day

Cricket in History (Part 21)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 2001 - 2,013 of 2,013

  • 1988-02-08 Keegan Meth, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1988-03-24 Ryan Higgins, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1988-09-01 Mushfiqur Rahim, Bangladeshi cricket batsman (75 Tests, 7 x 100s, TS 219*; Rajshahi Division), born in Bogra, Bangladesh
  • 1988-09-02 Ishant Sharma, Indian cricket fast bowler (102 Tests, 306 wickets; 80 ODIs, 115 wickets; Sussex, Delhi Capitals), born in Delhi, India

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
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Virat Kohli
  • 1988-11-30 Phillip Hughes, Australian cricketer who died in cricket accident, born in Macksville, Australia (d. 2014)
  • 1988-12-11 Tim Southee, New Zealand cricketer, born in Whangarei, New Zealand
  • 1989-03-20 Tamim Iqbal, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1989-06-02 Steve Smith, Australian cricket batsman (Test batting rating of 947, 2nd-highest of all time), born in Sydney, NSW
  • 1989-09-26 Jonny Bairstow, English cricket wicket-keeper (only English wicket-keeper to twice claim 9 dismissals in a Test match; Yorkshire CCC), born in Bradford, England
  • 1990-11-03 Ellyse Perry, Australian soccer defender and cricket all-rounder (top Test score 213no; NSW; Sydney Sixers), born in Sydney NSW
  • 1991-07-08 Devon Conway, New Zealand cricket batsman (7th batsman in history to score a double century on Test debut; 200 v England 2021), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1992-04-13 Mohammad Amir, Pakistani cricket bowler (5-year ban for spot-fixing), born in Changa Bangial, Pakistan

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport


Famous Cricketers