Cricket in History (Part 4)

Events in Sport

Events 301 - 400 of 640

  • 1971-02-17 England regains cricket Ashes with a 2-0 series win
  • 1971-03-06 Test Cricket debut of Sunil Gavaskar, v West Indies at Port-of-Spain
  • 1971-03-21 Gavaskar scores 1st of his 34 Test Cricket tons, 116 at Georgetown
  • 1971-06-03 Test Cricket debut of Imran Khan, v Englandl at Edgbaston (5, 0-36, 0-19)
  • 1971-06-04 Zaheer Abbas scores Cricket 274 at Edgbaston, 544 minutes 38 fours
  • 1972-02-16 Test Cricket debut of Lawrence Rowe WI v NZ Kingston, 214 & 100
  • 1972-04-08 Alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ
  • 1972-04-09 Glenn Turner (259) & Terry Jarvis make 387 opening cricket stand v WI
  • 1972-04-20 Kallicharran scores his 2nd Test century in his 2nd Test Cricket

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1972-06-08 Test Cricket debut of Tony Greig, v Australia at Old Trafford (57/62)

Cricketer and Commentator Tony Greig
Cricketer and Commentator
Tony Greig
  • 1972-06-26 Bob Massie takes 16 wickets (8-84 & 8-53) on Test cricket debut v Eng
  • 1972-08-12 Ian & Greg Chappell both scores centuries in same Test Cricket innings
  • 1972-12-25 England beat India by six wickets in the 1st Cricket Test in Delhi
  • 1972-12-29 Test Cricket debut of Jeff Thomson & Max Walker v Pakistan at MCG
  • 1973-02-02 Test Cricket debut of Richard John Hadlee, NZ v Pakistan, Wellington
  • 1973-02-17 Rodney Redmond scores 107 on debut v Pakistan, his only Test Cricket
  • 1973-03-27 Dennis Amiss out for 99 v Pakistan, 3rd 99 in Test Cricket
  • 1973-04-07 Doug Walters' best Test Cricket bowling, 5-66 v WI Georgetown
  • 1973-05-31 Glenn Turner scores his 1,000th run of English cricket season
  • 1973-06-12 Close finish at Trent Bridge, NZ Cricket need 479 to win, all out 440
  • 1973-07-05 Test Cricket umpiring debut of H D "Dickie" Bird v NZ at Leeds
  • 1973-07-31 Frank Hayes scores 106 on Test Cricket debut v WI as England lose
  • 1973-08-24 Garry Sobers scores 26th & last Test Cricket ton 150 v Eng Lord's
  • 1973-09-05 1st one-day Cricket international for WI (v Eng) - lose by 1 wicket
  • 1974-03-01 Ian & Greg Chappell make 264 partnership v NZ cricket at Wellington
  • 1974-03-06 Australian brothers an & Greg Chappell both score cricket centuries vs New Zealand
  • 1974-04-05 Last day of Test cricket for Garry Sobers & Rohan Kanhai
  • 1974-06-24 India all out for 42 in Lord's Test cricket in 77 mins
  • 1974-08-23 Zaheer Abbas scores 240 Pakistan v England at The Cricket Oval
  • 1974-11-22 Test Cricket debut of Gordon Greenidge & Viv Richards, at Bangalore
  • 1974-11-26 Greenidge scores 107 in 2nd innings of Test Cricket debut v India
  • 1974-12-14 Viv Richards scores 1st Test Cricket ton 192 v India 20 fours 6 sixes
  • 1975-02-20 Leonard Baichan scores 105* on Test Cricket debut, v Pakistan Lahore
  • 1975-06-07 Sri Lanka's 1st one-day international, v WI Cricket World Cup
  • 1975-06-11 One-day international cricket debut, Javed Miandad age 17 yrs 364 days
  • 1975-06-18 Gary Gilmour takes 6-14 in Cricket World Cup semi v England
  • 1975-06-21 West Indies beat Australia by 17 runs to win Cricket World Cup

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1975-07-10 Test Cricket debut of Graham Gooch, v Australia, out for a pair

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Cricketer
Graham Gooch
  • 1975-08-13 Viv Richards out for 291 v England at Cricket, at the Oval
  • 1975-09-07 Last day of 1st-class cricket for Pakistani cricketer Hanif Mohammad
  • 1975-11-28 Test Cricket debut of Michael Anthony Holding, WI v Australia Brisbane
  • 1975-12-02 G S Chappell gets ton in each inn of 1st Test Cricket as capt v WI
  • 1975-12-26 Crowd of 85,661 attend the 1st day of the Australia vs West Indies MCG cricket test
  • 1975-12-28 Gary Cosier scores 109 v West Indies at MCG on Test Cricket debut
  • 1976-01-23 Ian Redpath hits his only 2 sixes in Cricket Tests, v WI Adelaide
  • 1976-02-05 Last day of Test Cricket for Lance Gibbs & Ian Redpath
  • 1976-02-17 NZ scores their 1st innings win in Test Cricket, v India
  • 1976-06-03 Test Cricket debut of Mike Brearley v West Indies (0 & 17)
  • 1976-07-13 Last day of Test Cricket for English all-rounder Brian Close, aged 45
  • 1976-09-13 2nd Enterprise, approach & lands Test Cricket (ALT) flight (5m28s)
  • 1976-10-09 Peter Petherick takes hat-trick on cricket debut New Zealand v Pakistan Javed 1st wkt

  • 1976-10-09 Test Cricket debut of Javed Miandad (Pakistan), scores 163 on 1st day
  • 1976-10-24 Sadiq & Mushtaq Mohammad score hundreds in same Test Cricket innings v NZ
  • 1976-12-19 John Lever takes 7-46 in 1st Test Cricket innings, v India Delhi
  • 1977-01-18 Imran Khan takes 12 wickets in match for Pakistan win at the Sydney Cricket Ground
  • 1977-02-18 Test Cricket debuts of Colin Croft & Joel Garner v Pakistan Bridgetown
  • 1977-03-17 Australia wins cricket Centenary Test by 45 runs, same result as 1877

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1977-07-28 Test Cricket debut of Ian Botham v Aust Trent Bridge, 5-74 1st innings

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • 1977-08-15 England regain cricket Ashes by taking a 3-0 series lead over Australia
  • 1977-09-13 2nd Test Cricket of Space Shuttle Enterprise
  • 1977-12-14 Test Cricket debut of Abdul Qadir, v England at Lahore
  • 1978-02-15 England all out 64 for 1st loss to NZ in cricket (Geoffrey Boycott captain)
  • 1978-02-25 British cricketer Ian Botham scores 1st Test Cricket century, 103 v NZ in Christchurch
  • 1978-03-03 1st day of Test cricket for Desmond Haynes (WI v Australia)
  • 1978-04-02 Basil Williams scores 100 on Test Cricket debut, v Aust Georgetown
  • 1978-05-03 Last cricket test match appearance for Bobby Simpson, at Kingston
  • 1978-05-03 WI all set to lose cricket test v Aust at Kingston till riots end game
  • 1978-06-01 Cricket Test debut of David Gower, v Pakistan, Edgbaston, scores 58
  • 1978-06-19 Ian Botham takes 8-34 v Pakistan, his best Test cricket bowling
  • 1978-11-19 Gavaskar gets twin cricket tons for India for 2nd time
  • 1978-12-01 Test Cricket debut of Rodney Hogg, v England at the Gabba
  • 1978-12-08 Commencement of the 1st day/night WSC cricket supertest at VFL Park
  • 1978-12-15 Test Cricket debut of Malcolm Marshall, v India at Bangalore
  • 1978-12-29 Test Cricket debut of Allan Robert Border, v England at the MCG
  • 1979-02-10 Allan Border is named 12th man for Australia, only Test Cricket he misses
  • 1979-03-24 1st appearance as Australian cricket captain for Kim Hughes
  • 1979-03-29 Delhi beats Karnataka by 399 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
  • 1979-03-29 Last day of Test cricket for Mushtaq Mohammad
  • 1979-05-23 1st edition of "Wisden Cricket Monthly"
  • 1979-06-14 Canada all out for 45 runs in Cricket World Cup v England, in 40.3 overs
  • 1979-06-18 Sri Lanka beat India by 47 runs in Cricket World Cup upset
  • 1979-06-23 West Indies beat England by 92 runs to win Cricket World Cup
  • 1979-11-27 1st day-night one-day cricket international, Australia v WI at SCG
  • 1979-12-11 Geoff Boycott scores cricket century in a limited-over international
  • 1979-12-25 Opening day of 4th Test Cricket, India 8-112 v Pakistan at Kanpur
  • 1980-02-13 NZ beats West Indies by one wicket in cricket at Dunedin
  • 1980-02-19 Botham a century & 13 wickets in Jubilee Test Cricket at Bombay

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1980-02-26 Richard Hadlee scores Test Cricket century v Roberts, Garner, Holding, Croft

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee
  • 1980-03-11 Rod Marsh bowls 10 overs for 51 runs in dull Aust v Pak cricket draw
  • 1980-03-23 Border completes 150 in each inning of Test Cricket v Pakistan
  • 1980-10-23 McCosker (168) & Dyson (152) make 319 opening stand cricket, NSW v WA
  • 1980-11-25 Imran Khan scores his 1st Test Cricket ton, 123 v WI Lahore
  • 1981-02-10 Dennis Lillee becomes Australian Cricket's top wicket-taker with 249
  • 1981-03-24 Bombay beat Delhi by innings & 46 to win Ranji Cricket Trophy
  • 1981-06-18 Test cricket debut of Terry Alderman, v England at Trent Bridge
  • 1981-08-31 Dirk Wellham scores 103 on Test Cricket debut, v England at Lord's
  • 1981-12-23 Geoffrey Boycott becomes leading run-scorer in Test Cricket with 8033
  • 1981-12-26 One of the great day's Test Cricket at the MCG Australia v West Indies
  • 1981-12-27 Lillee becomes the leading wicket-taker in test cricket with 310
  • 1982-02-17 Commencement of Sri Lanka's 1st Test Cricket match, v England

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 2,038

  • 1905-08-28 Cyril Walters, Welsh cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's), born in Bedlinog, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 1992)
  • 1905-11-05 George Bissett, cricketer (successful South African quick in 1927-28)
  • 1905-11-17 Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (Aus batsman & leggie 99 on Test debut)
  • 1905-12-03 Leslie Ames, cricketer (England wicket-keeper of 30's Outstanding bat)
  • 1905-12-20 "Tiger" Bill O'Reilly, cricketer (mighty Australian leg-spinner)
  • 1906-01-28 Henry Foley, cricketer (batted in New Zealand's 1st Test 1930)
  • 1906-02-27 Alexander Matheson, NZ cricket pace bowler (2 Tests 1930-31)
  • 1906-04-15 A J "Sandy" Bell, South African cricket fast bowler (16 Tests 1929-35)
  • 1906-05-16 Ernie McCormick, cricketer (Australian quickie of late 30's)
  • 1906-05-21 Keith Rigg, cricketer (Australian Test batsman in the thirties)
  • 1906-06-03 Norman Gallichan, cricketer (all-rounder in 1 Test NZ v England 1937)
  • 1906-06-03 Walter Robins, cricketer (dynamic England leg-spin all-rounder)
  • 1906-06-08 S Nazir Ali, cricketer (bro of Wazir Ali, India's 1st Test 1932)
  • 1906-06-16 Alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)
  • 1906-08-25 Jim Smith[Cedric Ivan James Smith], English cricketer, born in Corsham, Wiltshire, England (d. 1979)
  • 1906-12-02 Eric Dalton, cricketer (2 centuries in 15 Tests for South Africa 1929-39)
  • 1907-04-20 Miran Bux, cricketer (his one season of Test & 1st-class play 1954-55)
  • 1907-07-02 Leo O'Brien, cricketer (Australian batsman in 5 Tests 1932-36)
  • 1907-08-11 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)
  • 1907-12-16 Syd Curnow, cricketer (South African batsman in 7 Tests 1930-32)
  • 1908-01-20 Ian Peebles, cricketer (Scottish leg-spinner, England 1927-31)
  • 1908-01-25 W H V "Hopper" Levett, cricket keeper (England in 1 Test in Calcutta)
  • 1908-02-29 Alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach)
  • 1908-03-23 Ben Barnett, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (1938 England tour), born in Auburn, Victoria, Australia (d. 1979)
  • 1908-03-30 Leslie O'Brien "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith, Chinese cricket bowler
  • 1908-04-28 Jack Fingleton, cricketer (Australian opener of 30's)
  • 1908-06-02 Gordon Weir, cricketer (NZ batsman in 11 Tests 1930-37)
  • 1908-07-25 Bill Bowes, English cricketer (d. 1987)
  • 1908-08-18 Bill Merritt, cricketer (early NZ Test leg-spinner, also Northants)
  • 1908-08-26 Bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1908-08-27 "The Don" Donald Bradman, Australian cricketer acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time (6,996 runs), born in Cootamundra, New South Wales (d. 2001)

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1908-09-01 Amir Elahi, Pakistani cricketer (d. 1980)
  • 1909-01-01 D D Hindlekar, cricketer (Indian batsman & wicket-keeper 1936-46)
  • 1909-01-08 Bruce Mitchell, cricketer (South African bat, their top run-scorer (3471))
  • 1909-02-19 Charlie Walker, South Aust cricket wicket-keeper (toured but no Tests)
  • 1909-02-23 Frank Ward, cricketer (Australian leggie late 30s)
  • 1909-04-05 Gerald Bond, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1938, 0 & 0-16)
  • 1909-04-26 Richard Howorth, cricketer (English all-rounder, three county doubles)
  • 1909-05-30 George Headley, cricketer, Panama (all-time great WI batsman)
  • 1909-06-06 M J Gopalan, cricketer (1 Test India v England 1933-34)
  • 1909-06-20 Cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres)
  • 1909-07-15 John Cochrane, South African cricket pace bowler (one Test 1931)
  • 1909-07-20 Eric Rowan, South African cricketer (prolific batsman pre- & post-WWII)
  • 1909-08-08 Bill Voce, cricketer (England left-arm bodyline bowler)
  • 1909-08-14 Len Darling, cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's)
  • 1909-08-20 Albert Roberts, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 5 Tests 1932-37)
  • 1909-08-23 Syd Buller, English first-class cricketer and cricket umpire, born in Wortley, Leeds, Yorkshire (d. 1970)
  • 1909-08-24 Ronnie Grieveson, South African cricket keeper/batsman (2 Tests v Eng 1939), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa (d. 1998)
  • 1909-08-26 Eric Quail Davies, cricket pace bowler (5 Tests for South Africa 1935-39)
  • 1909-09-05 Archie Jackson, Australian cricketer, born in Rutherglen, Scotland (d. 1933)
  • 1909-11-25 Manny Martindale, West Indian cricketer (fiery WI pace bowler of 30's), born in St Lucy, Barbados (d. 1972)
  • 1909-12-06 Alan McGilvray, cricketer (20 games for NSW mid 1930's) and commentator (ABC)
  • 1909-12-16 Lall Singh, cricketer (scored 15 & 29 in India's 1st Test match)
  • 1909-12-23 Don Cleverley, cricketer (two Tests for NZ 1932 & 1946, took 0-130)
  • 1910-02-01 Jahangir Khan, cricketer (father of Majid, Indian player 1932-36)
  • 1910-02-10 Paul Whitelaw, cricketer (NZ opening batsman v England 1933)
  • 1910-02-24 Arthur Hazlerigg, British peer and cricketer (d. 2002)
  • 1910-03-16 Iftikhar Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, England & India)
  • 1910-04-08 Wendell Bill, cricketer (NSW bat 1929-36 Century on debut 1930)
  • 1910-05-02 Laurie Nash, cricketer (Tasmanian fast-bowler, 2 Tests for Australia)
  • 1910-05-09 P E Palia, cricketer (appeared in India's 1st Test-Lord's 1932)
  • 1910-05-19 Alan Melville, cricketer (graceful South African batsman 1938-49)
  • 1910-07-16 Stan McCabe, cricketer (exciting NSW & Australian batsman of 30's)
  • 1910-08-01 Mahomed Nissar, cricketer (pioneer Indian opening bowler in Tests)
  • 1910-08-11 Denis Moloney, NZ cricket all-rounder (1937 England tour)
  • 1910-10-15 Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (South African leg-spinner of 30's)
  • 1910-11-12 A "Dudley" Nourse, cricketer (son of Dave, brilliant South African bat)
  • 1910-11-24 Lennox Brown, cricketer (South African leg-spinner on 1931-32 Aust/NZ tour)
  • 1910-12-04 Amar Singh, cricketer (dashing Indian all-rounder of thirties)
  • 1910-12-16 Freddie Brown, Peru, cricketer ("Lettuces! Hearts as big as ")
  • 1910-12-17 Keki Khursedji Tarapore, cricketer (0-72 in his only Test for India)
  • 1910-12-18 Eric Tindall, cricketer (All Black rep who kept wicket in 5 Tests)
  • 1910-12-28 John Kerr, New Zealand cricketer (opening batsman in 1930s)
  • 1911-01-07 Merv Waite, cricketer (S Australian all-rounder)
  • 1911-01-27 George Pope, cricketer (Eng pace bowler, 1-49 & 0-36 in his only Test)
  • 1911-02-06 A W "Dooley" Briscoe, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests for South Africa 30's)
  • 1911-04-12 Geoff Chubb, cricketer (South African pace bowler v England 1951-52 aged 40)
  • 1911-05-05 Norman Oldfield, cricketer (Engl batsman one Test v WI 1939, 80 & 19)
  • 1911-05-28 Bob Crisp, cricketer (South African pace bowler of 1930s)
  • 1911-06-10 C P "Chilla" Christ, cricketer (Qld spinner late 30's)
  • 1911-07-03 Joe Hardstaff Jr, cricketer (son of Joseph, 23 Tests for England)
  • 1911-07-08 Ken Farnes, cricket bowler (fast England in pre-WW II years)
  • 1911-07-20 Baqa Jilani, Indian cricket fast bowler (Test 1936)
  • 1911-08-06 Norman Gordon, South African cricket pace bowler (against England 1938-39), born in Boksburg, South Africa (d. 2014)
  • 1911-08-09 Khurshed Meher-Homji, cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper 1936)
  • 1911-10-12 Vijay Merchant, Indian cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), born in Bombay, India (d. 1987)
  • 1912-01-24 Ken Weekes, cricketer (WI batsman v England 1939, 137 at The Oval)
  • 1912-03-02 Arthur Beaumont C Langton, cricketer (South African pace bowler of 1930's)
  • 1912-03-30 Jack Cowie, cricketer (successful NZ fast bowler either side of WWII)
  • 1912-04-20 David Townsend, cricketer (3 Tests Eng v WI 1935)
  • 1912-06-05 Eric Hollies, cricketer (England leggie, bowled Bradman)
  • 1912-06-24 Brian Johnston, British cricket commentator (BBC radio commentator & cake connoisseur), born in Little Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire (d. 1994)
  • 1912-07-31 Bill Brown, Australian cricketer (Australian opener of the 30's & 40's), born in Toowoomba, Australia (d. 2008)
  • 1912-09-02 Ernest Bromley, Australian cricketer (d. 1967)
  • 1912-10-14 Jack Crapp, cricketer (England batsman 1948-49)
  • 1912-10-14 Jack Young, English cricketer (Middlesex & England slow left-armer post-WW2)
  • 1912-11-04 H "Giff" Vivian, cricketer (father of Graham 1st Test for NZ at 18)
  • 1912-12-04 Jack Walsh, NSW/Leicestershire cricket china bowler (didn't rep Aust)
  • 1912-12-25 Donald McRae, cricketer (Test for NZ, the 1946 debacle vs Australia)
  • 1913-01-08 Horace Smith, cricketer (NZ, only Test wkt off his 1st ball (Paynter))

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 301 - 400 of 948

  • 1944-08-05 Maurice Turnbull, cricketer (England)/rugby (Wales), dies
  • 1944-08-17 John Trumble, cricketer (brother of Hugh 7 Tests 1885-86), dies
  • 1944-09-26 Julien Cahn, cricketer (private cricket promoter during 30's), dies
  • 1944-11-16 Charles Kelleway, Australian cricketer (26 Tests 1910-1928), dies at 58
  • 1944-11-17 A C MacLaren, cricketer (England batsman from turn of century), dies
  • 1945-02-13 George Studd, cricketer (4 Tests with brother v Aus 1882-83), dies
  • 1945-02-16 Billy Frank, cricketer (Test South Africa v Eng 1896, 5 & 2, 1-52), dies
  • 1945-05-09 Clem Hill, cricketer (49 Tests for Australia 1896-1912), dies
  • 1945-07-20 Arthur Seccull, South African cricketer (Test v England 1896), dies
  • 1945-11-07 Alfred Dipper, cricketer (England batsman scored in only Test), dies
  • 1945-12-20 Charles Eady, cricketer (Tasmanian player for Aust 1896-1901), dies
  • 1946-01-02 Joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies
  • 1946-04-17 John Iddon, cricketer (car accident 5 Tests for Eng 1934-35), dies
  • 1946-04-21 Robert Graham, cricketer (3 wkts for South Africa in 2 Tests 1898-99), dies
  • 1946-04-25 Albert Knight, cricketer (3 Tests for England on 1903-04 tour), dies
  • 1946-04-25 Joseph Vine, cricketer (batted in two Tests Eng v Aust 1911-12), dies
  • 1946-05-07 Joe Humphries, cricket wicket keeper (3 Tests for England 1907-08), dies
  • 1946-07-15 Razor Smith, English cricketer (b. 1877)
  • 1946-08-09 A E E Vogler, cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies
  • 1946-11-18 John King, cricketer (scored 60 & 4 in only Test Eng v Aus 1909), dies
  • 1946-11-22 Bertie Rose-Innes, cricketer (South Africa's Test), dies
  • 1947-01-23 Roy Park, cricketer (prolific Victorian bat & official), dies
  • 1947-01-29 Fred Barratt, cricket (5 wkts at 47 in 5 Tests for Eng 1929-30), dies
  • 1947-02-27 Mackinnon of Mackinnon, cricketer (Tests Eng v Aust 1879), dies at 89
  • 1947-03-09 Stanley Jackson, cricketer (20 Tests for England 1893-1905), dies
  • 1947-03-27 Charles Smith, cricketer (batted for South Africa in 1902-03), dies
  • 1947-04-02 Joseph Hardstaff, cricket (311 runs in 5 Tests for Eng 1907-08), dies
  • 1947-06-06 Norman Reid, cricketer (Test S Af v Aust 1921-22, 11 & 6, 2-63), dies
  • 1947-07-13 Warwick Armstrong, cricketer (50 Tests 1901-21, 2863 runs), dies
  • 1947-07-30 George Challenor, cricketer (played in 1st WI Test side 1928), dies
  • 1947-10-12 Nelson Betancourt, cricket wicketkeeper (WI Test 1930), dies at 42
  • 1948-02-10 Ewart Astill, cricket all-rounder (9 Tests for England 1927-30), dies
  • 1948-03-05 Charles Prince, cricketer (5 & 1 in only Test for South Africa), dies
  • 1948-04-17 Percy Sherwell, cricketer (South African captain in 13 Tests 1905-11), dies
  • 1948-06-08 Hanson "Sammy" Carter, Australian cricketer (28 Tests for Aust, caught 44 stumped 21), dies at 70
  • 1948-07-03 Quintin McMillan, cricketer (13 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1948-07-08 Dave Nourse, cricketer (45 Tests for South Africa 1902-24), dies
  • 1948-07-26 Charles Mills, South African cricketer (Test v England 1891-92), dies
  • 1948-09-11 Albert Powell, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898-99), dies
  • 1948-10-16 Henry Foley, cricketer (one Test for NZ, scored 2 & 2), dies at 42
  • 1948-12-09 Sir Timothy O'Brien, cricketer (Bart 5 Tests England 1884-96), dies
  • 1948-12-20 Ladha Ramji, cricketer (bro of Amar Singh, Test Ind 1933-34), dies
  • 1949-03-30 Dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar, cricketer (4 Tests for India), dies
  • 1949-04-06 Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC President during WWII), dies
  • 1949-05-06 A L Ochse, cricketer (10 wickets in 3 Tests for South Africa 1927-29), dies
  • 1949-06-29 Walter Giffen, cricketer (brother of George, 3 Tests), dies
  • 1949-07-14 Frank Hearne, cricketer (2 Tests for England, 4 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1949-08-30 Arthur Fielder, England cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies
  • 1949-11-01 Leslie Gay, cricket wicket-keeper/goalkeeper (England in 1890's), dies
  • 1950-01-08 George Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies
  • 1950-02-16 David Denton, cricketer (England batsman in 11 Tests 1905-10), dies
  • 1950-03-23 Douglas Carr, England cricket leg-spinner (Test 1909), dies
  • 1950-06-04 Sam Staples, cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1927-28), dies
  • 1950-06-17 Syed Wazir Ali, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies
  • 1950-06-20 Claude Jennings, cricketer (Aust opening bat in 1912 Triangular), dies
  • 1950-09-06 Arthur Hill, cricketer (3 Tests), dies
  • 1950-09-11 S M H Colah, cricketer (69 runs in India's 1st 2 tests 1932-33), dies
  • 1951-01-29 Frank Tarrant, Australian cricketer (b. 1880)
  • 1951-04-27 Philip Albert Myburgh Hands, cricketer (7 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1951-06-06 Lionel Hallam, British cricketer (England capt 1921), dies at 61
  • 1951-06-11 Montagu Odd, cricket bat-maker (W G Grace), dies
  • 1951-07-14 Sammy Jones, cricketer (last survivor of the 1882 Oval Test), dies
  • 1951-08-03 Neville Tufnell, cricket wicket keeper (Test for England 1910), dies
  • 1951-09-03 Arnold Warren, cricketer (only Test for England), dies
  • 1951-10-13 W G (Billy) Quaife, cricketer (7 Tests for England, 228 runs), dies
  • 1952-01-05 Nawab of Pataudi, cricket (play polo 3 Tests for Eng 3 for Ind), dies
  • 1952-02-05 Reginald Allen, cricketer (uncle of Gubby, Test Aust v Eng 1887), dies
  • 1952-05-16 Alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v South Africa 1892), dies
  • 1952-07-27 Roland Pope, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies
  • 1952-07-31 N B F "Tufty" Mann, cricketer (South African slow lefty 1947-51), dies
  • 1952-11-08 Claude Carter, cricketer (took 28 wkts 10 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1952-12-19 Harry Makepeace, English cricketer (4 Tests for England v Australia 1920-21), dies at 71
  • 1953-05-07 Ormerod Pearse, cricketer (55 runs & 3 wkts in 3 Tests for S Af), dies
  • 1953-05-18 Tom Killick, cricketer (at the crease 2 Tests for Eng 1929), dies
  • 1953-06-25 Algy Gehrs, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1904-11), dies
  • 1953-09-12 Frederick Kuys, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898), dies
  • 1953-09-22 William Brann, cricketer (3 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1953-10-27 Thomas Wass, English cricketer (b. 1873)
  • 1953-12-02 Ernest Hayes, cricketer (Surrey bat played 5 Tests for England), dies
  • 1954-01-20 Fred Root, cricketer (England pace bowler in 3 Tests v Aus 1926), dies
  • 1954-01-20 Warren Bardsley, cricketer (41 Tests for Australia, 2469 runs), dies
  • 1954-03-08 Percy Twentyman-Jones, cricketer (pair in only Test for South Africa), dies
  • 1954-03-18 Walter Mead, cricketer (one Test for England 1899), dies
  • 1954-05-10 George Hirst, cricketer (36,323 1st-class runs, 2739 wickets), dies
  • 1954-05-23 H R Bromley-Davenport, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests for England), dies
  • 1954-09-30 Percie Charlton, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1890), dies
  • 1954-10-27 Frank Druce, cricketer (252 runs in 5 Tests for England), dies
  • 1955-01-07 Gerald Hartigan, cricketer (South African batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies
  • 1955-04-18 Don Blackie, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1928-29), dies at 46
  • 1955-05-11 G L Jessop, cricketer (match-winning batsman, brilliant field), dies
  • 1955-05-17 Alan Fairfax, cricketer (10 Tests for Australia 1928-31), dies
  • 1955-05-17 Leslie Hylton, cricketer (West Indies quickie 1939), hung for murder
  • 1955-06-22 Sadashiv Garpatrao Shinde, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies at 31
  • 1955-10-21 Roy Minnett, cricketer (Australian all-rounder prior to WWI), dies
  • 1955-12-22 Len Braund, cricketer (23 Tests for England 987 runs 47 wkts), dies
  • 1956-05-18 Maurice Tate, cricketer (39 Tests for England, 155 wickets), dies
  • 1956-07-20 Ken Burn, cricketer (Tasmanian rep on 1890 Ashes tour, 2 Tests), dies
  • 1956-07-27 J M M Commaille, cricketer (12 Tests for South Africa 1910-28), dies
  • 1956-08-13 Harry Donnan, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1891-96), dies
  • 1956-09-07 Charles Burgess Fry, English athlete/cricketer/journalist, dies at 84