Cricket in History (Part 7)

Events in Sport

Events 601 - 700 of 857

  • 1990-02-22 1st day India v NZ cricket at Auckland NZ 5-78 at lunch, 9-387 stumps
  • 1990-03-01 England cricket has its first win against West Indies in 16 years and 24 matches; 9 wicket victory in the 1st Test in Kingston, Jamaica; Allan Lamb's first overseas century 132
  • 1990-03-28 Bengal beat Delhi in rained-out cricket Ranji Trophy final on quotient
  • 1990-04-10 Curtly Ambrose takes 8-45 in cricket vs England at Bridgetown

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990-07-09 New Zealand cricket legend Richard Hadlee takes 5-53 in 3rd Test v England at Edgbaston to end Test career with 431 wickets

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee
  • 1990-07-10 Final day of Test Cricket for Richard Hadlee as New Zealand go down by 114 runs in 3rd Test v England at Edgbaston
  • 1990-07-27 Tom Moody scores 100 in 26 mins in county cricket, world record
  • 1990-11-23 Test Cricket debut of Saeed Anwar (Pak v WI), scores 0 & 0
  • 1990-11-25 India bowl the Sri Lankan cricket team out for 82; Venkatapathy Raju (I) takes 6-12 off 17.5 overs
  • 1991-01-25 Mark Waugh scores ton in 1st Test Cricket innings, v England Adelaide
  • 1991-02-01 Australian cricket fast bowler Craig McDermott sets up a 9 wicket, 5th Test win over England with a career best 8-97 in Perth

Sports record brokenWorld Record

1991-02-04 NZ cricketers Martin Crowe and Andrew Jones make a world record 467 run stand, against Sri Lanka at the Basin Reserve in Wellington

Cricketer Martin Crowe
Cricketer
Martin Crowe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1991-02-22 Test Cricket debut of Sanath Jayasuriya, vs NZ at Hamilton

  • 1991-02-25 Andrew Jones scores twin Test Cricket tons v Sri Lanka (122 & 100*)
  • 1991-02-26 Asanka Gurusinha scores twin Test Cricket tons v NZ (119 & 102)
  • 1991-03-03 David Boon completes 10th Test Cricket century, 109* v WI at Kingston

  • 1991-04-23 Gordon Greenidge scores 223 v Aus, his last Test Cricket knock at home
  • 1991-05-01 West Indian batsman Gordon Greenidge plays his last Test cricket innings, scoring 43 vs Australia in Antigua; 7,558 runs @ 44.72; 19 x 100s
  • 1991-05-07 Haryana beat Bombay in the Ranji Cricket Trophy final by 2 runs
  • 1991-06-06 Test Cricket debut of Graeme Hick, v West Indies at Headingley
  • 1991-08-12 Last day in Test Cricket for Viv Richards, Dujon & Marshall
  • 1991-08-13 Test Cricket debut of Mike Whitney for Australia versus England at Old Trafford
  • 1991-10-25 Aaqib Javed takes 7-37 in 10 overs v India in cricket 1-dayer at Sharjah
  • 1991-11-10 South Africa's 1st cricket international since 1970 - one-day v India
  • 1991-11-29 Test Cricket debut of Javagal Srinath, v Australia at the Gabba
  • 1991-12-02 Australia routs India by 10 wickets in the 1st cricket Test in Brisbane; first Test to be officiated by a match referee; former England captain MJK Smith does the honours
  • 1992-01-02 Australian cricket spin bowling great Shane Warne (145 Tests, 708 wickets; 194 ODIs) makes Test debut v India in 3rd Test at Sydney Cricket Ground
  • 1992-01-03 Australian cricket batsman David Boon scores an unbeaten 129 in drawn 3rd Test against India in Sydney; his 11th Test century
  • 1992-01-05 Indian cricket all-rounder Ravi Shastri scores 206 in 3rd Test in Sydney before being Shane Warne's first Test wicket, the first of 708 for Australia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1992-01-07 Last day of Test cricket for Imran Khan

Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan
Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan
Imran Khan
  • 1992-02-02 David Boon's 13 Test Cricket century, 107 v India at Perth
  • 1992-02-05 Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Dilip Vengsarkar
  • 1992-02-05 Mike Whitney career-best 7-27 at WACA in Test Cricket win v India
  • 1992-03-22 England beat South Africa in rain-ruined cricket World Cup semi final
  • 1992-03-25 Cricket World Cup, Melbourne (MCG): Imran Khan scores 72 in his final ODI as Pakistan beats England by 22 runs for their first title; Martin Crowe (NZ), Player of Series
  • 1992-03-31 Ranji Trophy Cricket Final, Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi: Delhi (Ajay Sharma 175 in 532) beats Tamil Nadu (449) on 1st innings

  • 1992-04-01 Sheffield Shield Men's Cricket Final, Perth: West Australia beats NSW by 44 runs; Justin Langer 149
  • 1992-04-18 Start of South Africa's 1st Test Cricket since 1970 (v WI Bridgetown)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1992-06-21 Last day of test cricket for Ian Botham and Allan Lamb

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • 1992-08-09 Last day of Test Cricket for David Gower
  • 1992-08-19 Romesh Kaluwitharana scores 132 on Test Cricket debut (SL v Australia)
  • 1992-08-19 Sri Lanka make their highest cricket score ever 8-547 v Australia
  • 1992-08-28 Test cricket debut of Muttiah Muralitharan, vs Australia at Colombo
  • 1992-11-15 Praveen Amre scores century on Test Cricket debut (103 v SA, Durban)
  • 1992-11-30 David Boon's 14th Test Cricket century, 111 v WI at Brisbane
  • 1992-12-02 Kiwi opening batsman John Wright becomes first New Zealander to make 5,000 runs in Test cricket when he scores 14 in the 2nd innings of the drawn 1st Test against Sri Lanka in Moratuwa
  • 1992-12-09 Sri Lanka's third-ever Test Cricket victory (v NZ by 9 wkts)
  • 1992-12-30 Last day of Test Cricket for Michael Whitney
  • 1993-01-05 Brian Lara scores his maiden test century, 277 runs West Indies v Australia at cricket at the Sydney Cricket Ground
  • 1993-02-26 Allan Border beats Gavaskar's record for most Test Cricket runs 10,123
  • 1993-03-30 Punjab beat Maharashtra by 120 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
  • 1993-06-04 Cricket's "Ball of the Century" - Australian spin bowler Shane Warne bowls England batsman Mike Gatting with his first ball of an Ashes series; Australia wins 1st Test at Old Trafford by 179 runs

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1993-06-07 Cricket's Graham Gooch dismissed handled the ball vs Australia at Old Trafford

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Cricketer
Graham Gooch
  • 1993-06-19 David Boon completes 15th Test cricket century, 164* v England at Lord's
  • 1993-07-06 England cricket batsman Graham Thorpe scores 114 on Test debut, in drawn 3rd Test v Australia at Trent Bridge
  • 1993-07-19 Last day of 1st-class cricket for Ian Botham
  • 1993-07-23 David Boon completes 17th Test Cricket century, 107 at Headingley
  • 1993-08-01 England wins the women's cricket World Cup for the first time since the inaugural event in 1973 with a 67 run victory over New Zealand at Lord's
  • 1993-10-25 Daryll Cullinan hits unbeaten 337 for Transvaal against Northern Transvaal, South African 1st-class cricket record score
  • 1993-11-01 After playing 12 Tests for Australia, fast bowler Michael Whitney plays his final day in 1st class cricket for NSW in a tour match loss v New Zealand in Newcastle
  • 1993-11-27 David Boon completes his 18th Test Cricket century (106 v NZ, Hobart)
  • 1993-11-27 India defeat West Indies in Bengal Jubilee Cricket Final, Kumble 6-12

Sports record brokenWorld Record

1994-01-30 Kapil Dev takes 2/41 as India beats Sri Lanka by an innings and 95 runs in 2nd Cricket Test in Bengaluru; equals Sir Richard Hadlee's world record of 431 Test wickets

Cricketer Kapil Dev
Cricketer
Kapil Dev
Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee
  • 1994-02-01 South African cricket fast bowler Fanie de Villiers bravely survives 197 minutes for 30 on last day of 3rd Test against Australia in Adelaide; Proteas finally all out 129; Australia win by 191, draw series
  • 1994-02-08 Kapil Dev sets world record for Test Cricket wickets with 432
  • 1994-03-23 Last day of Test cricket for Kapil Dev
  • 1994-03-29 Last day of Test cricket for Allan Border
  • 1994-03-30 Bombay beat Bengal by 8 wickets to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
  • 1994-03-30 England Cricket all out for 46 at Port-of-Spain
  • 1994-04-18 Cricketer Brian Lara hits 375 runs on 1 day for WI vs England to beat Gary Sobers' world record
  • 1994-06-06 Cricketer Brian Larahits record 501 not out/390 runs in 1 day for Warwickshire vs Durham
  • 1994-07-02 Middlesex cricket seam bowler Richard Johnson takes all 10 Derbyshire wickets for 45 runs at the County Ground in Derby
  • 1994-10-01 Australian cricket batsman David Boon scores 114 during 1 wicket, 1st Test defeat v Pakistan in Karachi; his 19th Test century
  • 1994-10-02 Pakistan cricket batsmen Inzamam-ul-Haq & Mushtaq Ahmed put on 57 runs in 8 overs for highest last-wicket partnership ever to win a Test, as the home team beats Australia by 1 wicket in the 1st Test in Karachi
  • 1994-11-21 1st-class cricket debut of Andrew Symonds (Queensland v NSW, SCG)
  • 1994-12-28 David Boon completes his 20th Test Cricket century (131 v England, MCG)
  • 1994-12-29 Shane Warne takes a hat-trick v England at cricket MCG
  • 1995-01-01 Raman Lamba (312) & Ravi Sehgal (216) put on an Indian 1st-class record opening partnership 464 in Delhi's innings & 310 run win over Himachal Pradesh in a Ranji Trophy cricket match in Delhi
  • 1995-02-01 Zimbabwe batsmen Andy (156) & Grant Flower (201) set world record brotherly stand of 269 to propel Zimbabwe to first ever victory in Test cricket in 1st Test against Pakistan in Harare
  • 1995-02-02 Henry Olonga no-balled for throwing in Zimbabwe-Pakistan Test Cricket
  • 1995-02-04 Australian cricketer Dean Jones completes 324* for Victoria v South Australia
  • 1995-02-04 Zimbabwe's 1st Test Cricket victory, over Pakistan by an inning
  • 1995-02-06 Greg Blewett scores his 2nd century in his 2nd Test Cricket
  • 1995-02-07 Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Graham Gooch & Mike Gatting
  • 1995-03-28 Queensland beat S Aust to win 1st ever cricket Sheffield Shield
  • 1995-03-31 Ranji Trophy Cricket Final, Wankhede Stadium, Bombay: Bombay (Sanjay Manjrekar 224 in 6/690) beats Punjab (Vikram Rathour 177 in 372) on 1st innings
  • 1995-04-14 India beats Sri Lanka to win the Asia Cricket Cup final in Sharjah
  • 1995-05-01 Future Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh scores career best 200 including 231 partnership with brother Mark (126) in 4th Test win over West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1995-05-03 Australia beat West Indies to regain the Frank Worrell Cricket Trophy
  • 1995-07-30 Dominic Cork takes hat-trick in England Test Cricket win v WI
  • 1995-07-30 Lara completes 5th Test Cricket century, 145 at Old Trafford
  • 1995-08-12 Lara completes 6th Test Cricket century, 152 at Trent Bridge
  • 1995-08-26 Lara completes 7th Test Cricket century, 179 at The Oval
  • 1995-08-28 Last day of Test Cricket for Richie Richardson
  • 1995-09-26 Earliest 1st-class cricket in Aust season (Qld v Western Prov)
  • 1995-09-26 Sri Lanka complete 2-1 Test Cricket series win in Pakistan from 0-1
  • 1995-09-28 Troy Dixon scores cricket century on 1st-class debut for Qld v W Prov
  • 1995-10-27 South African fast bowler Meyrick Pringle takes cricket hat-trick in England tour game at Soweto
  • 1995-11-04 1st-class Cricket debut of Paul Adams, W Province v N Transvaal
  • 1995-11-12 Last day of Test cricket for New Zealand batsman Martin Crowe

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 2,010

  • 1925-03-26 Maqsood Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 16 Tests 1952-56)
  • 1925-04-13 Frank Chamberlain, English cricketer and CEO (Test & County Cricket Board), born in Elton, Huntingdonshire (d. 2004)
  • 1925-04-14 H G Kischenchand, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1947-52)
  • 1925-05-02 David Ironside, South African cricketer (South African swing bowler in 3 Tests v NZ 1953-54), born in Lourenco Marques, Mozambique (d. 2005)
  • 1925-05-18 Nigel Howard, English cricket batsman and captain (4 Tests; Lancashire, MCC), born in Gee Cross, Hyde, Cheshire (d. 1979)
  • 1925-06-23 Richard Barber, cricketer (scored 12 & 5 in only Test NZ v WI 1956)
  • 1925-07-01 Frank Lowson, England cricketer and batsman (7 Tests), born in Bradford, England (d. 1984)
  • 1925-07-18 Hubert Doggart, English cricketer (2 Tests for England 1950), born in Earl's Court, London (d. 2018)
  • 1925-07-25 Alistair Taylor, South African cricketer (one Test as opening bat for South Africa 1956), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal (d. 2004)
  • 1925-08-27 Ken Grieves, Australian cricketer (NSW leg-spin all-rounder), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1992)
  • 1925-10-12 Gilbert Parkhouse, Welsh cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1950-59), born in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 2000)
  • 1925-10-24 Ken Mackay, Australian cricketer (exciting Aussie all-rounder), born in Windsor, Queensland, Australia (d. 1982)
  • 1925-12-03 Ken Funston, South African cricket batsman (18 Tests, top score 92), born in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa (d. 2005)
  • 1925-12-12 Dattu Phadkar, Indian cricketer (pace bowling all-rounder for India), born in Kolhapur, India (d. 1985)
  • 1925-12-12 Ghulam Guard, Indian cricketer (lefty pace bowler in 2 Tests for India 1959), born in Surat, Gujarat (d. 1978)
  • 1926-01-17 Sir Clyde Walcott, West Indian cricket batsman (44 Tests @ 56.68; 15 x 100s) and administrator (ICC chairman 1997-2000), born in St Michael, Barbados (d. 2006)
  • 1926-01-29 Bob Berry, cricketer (England slow lefty 1950)
  • 1926-02-20 Edgar Meuli, cricketer (opened NZ batting in Test v South Africa 1953)
  • 1926-03-28 Polly Umrigar, Indian cricketer (Indian batsman & captain), born in Solapur, India (d. 2006)
  • 1926-04-18 Doug Insole, English cricketer (England batsman of the 50's, nine Tests), born in Clapton, London (d. 2017)
  • 1926-05-24 Len Maddocks, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (Australian mid-50's) (d. 2016)
  • 1926-05-27 [John] Gordon Leggat, New Zealand cricketer (open batsman in 9 Tests 1953-56), born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 1973)
  • 1926-05-31 Probir Sen, cricket wicket-keeper (India in late 40's/early 50's)
  • 1926-08-09 Denis Atkinson, West Indian cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955), born in Rockley, Christ Church, Barbados (d. 2001)
  • 1926-10-11 John Dewes, English cricketer (England opener late 40's early 50's), born in Latchford, Cheshire, England (d. 2015)
  • 1926-10-27 Nana Joshi [Padmanabh Govind Joshi], Indian cricket wicket-keeper (Indian National Team during 1950's), born in Baroda, Gujarat, India (d. 1987)
  • 1926-11-22 Zulfiqar Ahmed, Pakistani cricket pace bowler (9 Tests 1952-56)
  • 1926-12-14 Frank King, West Indian cricketer (WI fast bowler in 14 Tests in 50's, 29 wkts), born in Delamere Land, Brighton, St Michael, Barbados (d. 1990)
  • 1926-12-24 Ronald Draper, South African cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1949-50), born in Oudtshoorn, South Africa
  • 1926-12-28 Donald Carr, English cricketer and MCC official, born in Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1927-01-11 John Hayes, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (15 Tests, 30 wickets), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2007)
  • 1927-02-18 Fazal Mahmood, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani medium-pace workhorse 1952-62), born in Lahore, Pakistan (d. 2005)
  • 1927-03-22 George Thoms, cricketer (1 Test Aust against WI 1952, scored 16 & 28)
  • 1927-03-30 Wally Grout, cricketer (great Aussie wicket-keeper)
  • 1927-04-18 Jim De Courcy, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman 1953), born in Newcastle, New South Wales (d. 2000)
  • 1927-05-01 Israr Ali, Pakistan cricket all-rounder (4 Tests; member of Pakistan's first Test team that played against India 1952–53), born in Jalandhar, Punjab, India (d. 2016)
  • 1927-05-05 Sid O'Linn, South African cricketer (soccer for South Africa 1947, cricket 1960), born in Oudtshoorn, Cape Province (d. 2016)
  • 1927-05-06 Michael Frederick, Barbadian cricketer (one Test WI v England 1954, scored 0 & 30), born in St Peter, Barbados (d. 2014)
  • 1927-05-22 Eric Petrie, New Zealand cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's), born in Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand (d. 2004)
  • 1927-06-16 Tom Graveney, England cricket batsman (79 Tests; top score 258; 732 first class games), born in Riding Mill, Northumberland (d. 2015)
  • 1927-07-16 John Warr, English cricket bowler (avg 281) and president (MCC), born in Ealing, Middlesex, England (d. 2016)
  • 1927-07-18 Zin [Parke Gerald Zinzan] Harris, New Zealand cricketer (father of Chris NZ batsman in 50's & 60's), born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1991)
  • 1927-07-26 Gulabrai Ramchand, Indian cricketer (valuable all-rounder in 33 Tests for India), born in Karachi, Sind, British India (d. 2003)
  • 1927-08-15 Eddie Leadbeater, English cricketer (England leg-spinner with an avg of 109), born in Lockwood, West Yorkshire, England (d. 2011)
  • 1927-10-10 Clairmonte Depeiaza, West Indian cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955), born in Mount Standfast, Saint James Parish, Barbados (d. 1995)
  • 1927-10-18 Ramesh Divecha, cricketer (eleven wickets for India in early 50's)
  • 1927-10-25 Headley Keith, South African cricket batsman (8 Tests @ 21.19), born in Dundee, Natal (d. 1997)
  • 1927-11-06 Eric St Eval Atkinson, West Indian cricketer (bro of Denis WI pace bowler 1958-59), born in Rockley, Christ Church, Barbados (d. 1998)
  • 1928-01-01 Khan Mohammad, Pakistani cricket fast bowler (13 Tests, 54 wickets; Pakistan's first ball and wicket in Test cricket), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan (d. 2009)
  • 1928-01-05 Imtiaz Ahmed, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistan wicket-keeper in 41 Tests 1952-62), born in Lahore, Pakistan (d. 2016)
  • 1928-01-07 Rajindranath, cricketer (4 stumpings in his only Test for India)
  • 1928-01-17 Ken Archer, cricketer (Australian batsman, 5 Tests early 50s)
  • 1928-02-03 C V Gadkari, cricketer (Indian batsman in 6 Tests 1953-55)
  • 1928-02-11 Gerry Alexander, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (25 Tests, top score 108, 90 dismissals), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2011)
  • 1928-03-10 Arthur Milton, cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's)
  • 1928-03-19 Clive Van Ryneveld, cricketer (South African all-rounder 1951-58)
  • 1928-05-31 Pankaj Roy, cricketer (Indian opener, 413 partnership w/Vinoo Mankad)
  • 1928-06-03 John Reid, cricketer (prolific NZ batsman 1949-65)
  • 1928-06-28 Peter Heine, South African cricketer (solid South African fast bowler in 1950's), born in Winterton, Natal, South Africa (d. 2005)
  • 1928-07-10 Jack Nel, South African cricketer (South African opening bat in 6 Tests 1949-57), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2018)
  • 1928-08-02 Malcolm Hilton, English cricket slow left-arm (4 Tests), born in Chadderton, Lancashire (d. 1990)
  • 1928-10-08 Neil Harvey, Australian cricketer (prolific Australian lefty bat of 50's), born in Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
  • 1928-10-18 R H "Deepak" Shodhan, cricketer (century on Test debut for India)
  • 1928-10-24 Ken Hough, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in two Tests v England 1959), born in Auburn, New South Wales, Australia (d. 2009)
  • 1928-10-27 Datta Gaekwad, Indian cricket captain and batsman (11 Tests; India's oldest living Test cricketer), born in Vadodara, India
  • 1928-11-11 Trevor Meale, New Zealand cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v England 1958), born in Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2010)
  • 1928-11-17 Colin McDonald, cricketer (stalwart Australian opening bat for 1950's)
  • 1929-01-23 Ian Thomson, English cricketer (England seam bowler v South Africa 1964-65), born in Walsall, United Kingdom
  • 1929-01-30 Hugh Tayfield, South African cricketer (celebrated South African off-spinner 1949-60), born in Durban, South Africa (d. 1994)
  • 1929-02-09 Lennox Butler, cricketer (1 Test WI v Aust 1955, 16 & 2-151)
  • 1929-03-06 David Sheppard, bishop (Liverpool)/cricketer (England batsman)
  • 1929-03-11 Jackie McGlew, cricketer (dour South African opening bat of the 50')
  • 1929-03-24 Cuan McCarthy, cricketer (36 Test wkts for South Africa, 1 career no-ball)
  • 1929-05-01 Sonny Ramadhin, West Indian cricket spin bowler (43 Tests, 158 wickets), born in St.Charles Village, Trinidad
  • 1929-05-02 Graham Gedye, New Zealand cricketer (opening batsman in four Tests for NZ 1964), born in Otahuhu, Auckland (d. 2014)
  • 1929-05-15 Jack Flavell, cricketer (England pace bowler in 4 Tests 1961-64)
  • 1929-05-21 Paul Winslow, cricketer (big-hitter for South Africa, 108 v England 1955)
  • 1929-05-28 Leslie Wight, cricketer (one Test WI v India 1953, scored 21)
  • 1929-06-08 V. M. Muddiah, Indian cricket spin bowler (2 Tests, 3 wickets), born in Bangalore, Mysore (d. 2009)
  • 1929-06-14 Alan Davidson, Australian cricketer (mighty Australian lefty quick all-rounder), born in Lisarow, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1929-06-21 Agha Saadat Ali, Pakistani cricketer (Paki bat in Test v NZ 1956, scored 8*), born in Lahore, Punjab (d. 1995)
  • 1929-07-05 Tony Lock, English cricketer and left-arm spinner who took 174 wickets for England, born in Limpsfield, Surrey (d. 1995)
  • 1929-07-24 Alfred Binns, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1953-56), born in KIngston, Jamaica (d. 2017)
  • 1929-09-25 John Rutherford, Australian cricketer (one Test for Australia 1956), born in Bruce Rock, Western Australia
  • 1929-10-06 Les Favell, cricketer (stoic Australian batsman late 50's)
  • 1929-10-25 Peter Loader, English cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA), born in Wallington, London
  • 1929-11-08 Trevor McMahon, New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (v India & Pak 1955-56), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1929-12-11 Subhash "Fergie" Gupte, Indian cricketer (brilliant Indian leg-spinner), born in Bombay, British India (d. 2002)
  • 1929-12-15 Keith Andrew, English cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63), born in Greenacres, Oldham, England (d. 2010)
  • 1929-12-16 Doug Ford, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (successful NSW of 50's), born in Maryville, New South Wales
  • 1929-12-22 Wazir Mohammad, Indian cricketer (eldest of Pakistan's 4 Mohammed brothers), born in Junagadh, India
  • 1929-12-31 Peter May, English cricketer (dashing batsman of 50's), born in Reading (d. 1994)
  • 1930-01-19 John Waite, cricket wicket-keeper (great South African)
  • 1930-03-01 Coimbatarao Gopinath, Indian cricket all-rounder (8 Tests, HS 50), born in Madras, India
  • 1930-03-14 Ray Flockton, cricketer (prolific NSW batsman of 50's)
  • 1930-03-29 Gundibail Sunderam, Indian cricket pace bowler (2 Tests India v NZ 1955-56), born in Udupi, India (d. 2010)
  • 1930-04-10 Shujauddin Butt, Pakistani cricketer (batted in 19 Tests for Pakistan 1954-62), born in Lahore, Punjab (d. 2006)
  • 1930-04-20 Alan Oakman, English cricketer (England batsman against Australia 1956), born in Hastings, Sussex, England
  • 1930-04-25 Roy Marshall, West Indian cricketer (prolific Hampshire only 4 Tests for WI), born in Saint Thomas, Barbados (d. 1992)
  • 1930-04-29 Alf Valentine, Jamaican cricketer (great West Indian lefty spinner)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 601 - 700 of 1,069

  • 1978-01-22 Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer (54 Tests for England 4555 runs), dies
  • 1978-03-13 Ghulam Guard, Indian cricketer (lefty pace bowler in 2 Tests for India 1959), dies at 52
  • 1978-03-17 George Dickinson, cricketer (8 wickets in 3 Tests for NZ), dies
  • 1978-03-29 Jayasinghrao Ghorpade, Indian cricket batsman (8 Tests @ 15.26), dies at 47
  • 1978-03-30 George Paine, lefty cricket spinner (for England in WI 1935), dies
  • 1978-03-30 Harold Gimblett, cricketer (Batted in 3 Tests for England), suicide
  • 1978-05-05 Alfred (Harold] Gilligan, English cricketer (4 Tests for England), dies at 81
  • 1978-05-13 Alby Roberts, New Zealand cricketer (5 Tests for NZ, 7 wickets), dies at 68
  • 1978-05-19 George Gladstone, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1930), dies
  • 1978-08-21 Vinoo Mankad, Indian cricketer (44 Tests for India, 2,109 runs), dies at 61
  • 1978-10-18 Frank Woolley, English cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies at 91
  • 1978-10-26 George "Jackie" Grant, West Indian cricketer (West Indian captain 1930-35), dies at 71
  • 1978-11-13 George Hearne, South African cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies
  • 1979-02-02 Jim Burke, Australian cricket batsman (24 Tests; record for most innings in a complete career without scoring a duck [44]) and broadcaster (ABC), dies of self inflicted gunshot wounds at 48
  • 1979-02-05 Eddie Paynter, English cricketer (20 Tests for England, avg 59.23), dies at 77
  • 1979-02-08 Jim Smith, English cricket all-rounder (5 Tests), dies at 72
  • 1979-02-09 C I J Smith, cricket all-rounder (5 Tests for England 1935-37), dies
  • 1979-02-21 Glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies
  • 1979-03-17 Merv Inverarity, cricketer (father of John WA player 1925-40), dies
  • 1979-04-02 Ivan Barrow, Jamaican cricket wicketkeeper (11 Tests; first West Indian Test century-maker in England), dies at 68
  • 1979-05-31 Nigel Howard, English cricket batsman and captain (4 Tests; Lancashire, MCC), dies at 54
  • 1979-06-04 Edward Dawson, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1927-30), dies
  • 1979-06-29 Ben Barnett, Australian cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1938), dies at 71
  • 1979-07-07 D P Conyngham, cricketer (one Test for South Africa), dies
  • 1979-07-17 Doug Meintjes, South African cricket pace bowler (v England 1922-23), dies
  • 1979-08-23 Mian Mohammad Saeed, cricketer (1st Pakistan capt 1948-49), dies
  • 1979-08-31 E J "Tiger" Smith, England cricket wicket-keeper, umpire (11 Tests), dies at 93
  • 1979-09-07 Janardan Navle, Indian cricketer (India's 1st Test wicket-keeper), dies at 76
  • 1979-09-12 Denis Smith, cricketer (England left-handed batsman 1935), dies
  • 1979-11-14 Bill Farrimond, England cricket wicket-keeper (4 Tests 1930-35), dies
  • 1979-12-14 Nirode Ranjan Chowdhury, Indian cricketer (2 Tests for India, avg 205), dies at 56
  • 1979-12-21 Mac Anderson, New Zealand cricketer (Test for NZ 1946, scored five & one), dies at 60
  • 1980-01-12 Hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies
  • 1980-01-31 J P Duminy, cricket (30 runs at 5 & 1 wkt at 39 in 3 Test S Af), dies
  • 1980-02-28 Ian Alexander Ross Peebles, cricketer (45 wkts for England), dies
  • 1980-03-18 Herman Griffith, West Indian cricket fast bowler (13 Tests; 44 wickets; best 6-103), dies at 86
  • 1980-04-02 Dick Howorth, English cricket all-rounder (5 Tests, 19 wickets; Worcestershire), dies at 70
  • 1980-04-12 Stanley De Silva, cricketer (motor bike Sri Lanka '79 World Cup), dies
  • 1980-05-02 Clarrie Grimmett, Australian cricket spin bowler (37 Tests; 216 wickets @ 24.21; ICC Cricket Hall of Fame), dies at 88
  • 1980-06-10 Denys Morkel, South African cricketer (batsman scored 663 runs 1927-32), dies
  • 1980-07-18 Naoomal Jeoomal, Indian cricketer (3 Tests for India 1932-34, 108 runs), dies at 76
  • 1980-08-02 Verdun Scott, New Zealand cricket batsman, rugby league utility back (10 Tests; 1 cap), dies at 64
  • 1980-08-09 P K "Perker" Lee, cricketer (Australian bowler 1931-33, 2 Tests), dies
  • 1980-08-21 Jack Cheetham, South African cricket batsman and captain (24 Tests; Western Province), dies at 60
  • 1980-09-08 Bruce Dooland, Australian cricket all-rounder (3 Tests; Nottinghamshire; Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1955), dies at 56
  • 1980-10-10 Walter Keeton, cricketer (opening bat in 2 Test for Eng 1934-39), dies
  • 1980-10-14 S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies
  • 1980-11-21 Jim Parks Sr, Kent cricket all-rounder (only Test for England), dies
  • 1980-11-22 Herbert Wade, cricketer (South African batsman & captain 1935-36), dies
  • 1980-11-23 Herby Wade, cricketer (South African capt 10 Tests 1935-36), dies
  • 1980-12-28 Amir Elahi, Pakistani cricket spin bowler (1 Test India, 5 Tests Pakistan), at 72
  • 1980-12-31 Arthur Wellard, cricketer (2 Tests for England, legendary 6-hitter), dies
  • 1981-02-15 Jack Crapp, English cricketer (7 Tests for England 1948-49, 319 runs), dies at 68
  • 1981-03-06 George Geary, English cricketer (14 Tests for England, 46 wickets), dies at 87
  • 1981-03-14 Ken Barrington, cricketer (82 Tests for England, 6806 runs), dies
  • 1981-03-26 Tim Wall, cricketer (SA v NSW 1933 is Sheffield Shield record), dies
  • 1981-03-30 Noel Harford, New Zealand cricketer (8 Tests for NZ 1955-58), dies at 50
  • 1981-04-16 Eric Hollies, English cricketer (13 Tests for England, 44 wickets), dies at 68
  • 1981-04-21 Harry Lee, cricketer (scored 18 & 1 in only Test for England), dies
  • 1981-05-08 Maurice Fernandes, cricket captain (WI in 1st Test win, 1930 v Eng), dies
  • 1981-05-09 Nip Pellew, Australian cricketer (10 Tests 484 runs at 37), dies at 87
  • 1981-06-03 Eric Dalton, South African cricket batsman (15 Tests, top score 117), dies at 74
  • 1981-08-14 Dudley Nourse, South African cricketer (34 Tests for South Africa, 2960 runs), dies at 70
  • 1981-08-31 Victor Trumper Jr, Australian cricketer (7 games for NSW, 74 runs 12 wkts), dies at 67
  • 1981-09-09 Phiroz Edulji Palia, cricket (2 Tests for India, 29 runs & 0-13), dies
  • 1981-11-22 Jack Fingleton, Australian cricketer (18 Tests for Australia, 1189 runs), dies at 73
  • 1982-01-03 Derek Sealy, West Indian cricket batsman (11 Tests; youngest West Indian Test player 17:122), dies at 69
  • 1982-02-10 K R Meher-Homji, cricket wk (Test as Indian, catch no stumped), dies
  • 1982-02-10 Khershed Meherhomji, Indian cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper 1936), dies at 70
  • 1982-02-12 Hal Hooker, cricket (307 partners with Kippax for last wicket), dies
  • 1982-02-25 J K Irani, cricket wicket-keeper (2 Tests for India 1947-48), dies
  • 1982-04-20 Andy Sandham, English cricket batsman (14 Tests; 1st triple centurion 325 v WI 1930), dies at 91
  • 1982-04-28 Nobby Clark, English cricketer (32 wickets in 8 Tests 1929-34), dies at 81
  • 1982-06-13 Ken Mackay, Australian cricketer (Aussie all-rounder 1956-63), dies at 56
  • 1982-07-15 Donald Beard, cricketer (4 Tests for NZ 1952-56), dies
  • 1982-07-30 Frank Nicholson, South African cricket wicket-keeper (1935-36), dies
  • 1982-08-24 Jack Siedle, cricketer (batted in 18 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1982-08-28 G W A Chubb, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, 21 wickets), dies
  • 1982-09-19 Ted Badcock, New Zealand cricketer (7 Tests for NZ 1930-33, 16 wkts), dies at 85
  • 1982-09-26 Alec Hurwood, Australian cricketer (Australian off-spinner v WI 1930-31), dies at 80
  • 1982-09-29 Slinger Nitschke, Australian cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1931-32), dies at 77
  • 1982-12-13 Jack Badcock, Australian cricketer (7 Tests, 1 century but inconsistent), dies at 68
  • 1982-12-18 Ray Emery, New Zealand cricketer (2 Tests NZ v WI 1952, 46 runs, 2 wkts), dies at 67
  • 1983-01-23 Fred Bakewell, English cricket batsman (6 Tests, top score 107; Northamptonshire), dies at 74
  • 1983-02-02 Bryan Valentine, cricketer (7 Tests for England, 454 runs), dies
  • 1983-04-18 Alan Melville, South African cricketer (11 Tests for South Africa, 894 runs), dies at 72
  • 1983-04-28 Ron James, Australian cricketer (NSW's Sheffield Shield capt 1949-50), dies at 62
  • 1983-07-14 Jack MacBryan, cricketer (Test for England 1924), dies
  • 1983-07-27 Mufasir-ul-Haq, cricketer (Pakistani left-arm quick 1965), dies
  • 1983-07-28 Alec Marks, cricketer (good NSW batsman 1928-37), dies
  • 1983-08-12 Henry Gifford Vivian, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ, 17 wkts), dies
  • 1983-08-12 Giff Vivian, New Zealand cricket batsman (7 Tests @ 42.1, top score 100), dies at 70
  • 1983-09-01 Lennox Brown, cricket leg spinner (3 wickets at 63 for South Africa), dies
  • 1983-09-07 Henry Promnitz, cricketer (5-58 on debut for South Africa 1927-28), dies
  • 1983-10-18 Vijay Manjrekar, Indian cricketer (55 Tests for India), dies at 52
  • 1983-11-30 George Headley OD MBE, West Indies cricket batsman (22 Tests; 2,190 runs @ 60.83; 10 x 100), dies at 74
  • 1983-12-02 Atholl Mckinnon, South African cricket spin bowler (8 Tests, 26 wickets), dies from a heart attack at 51
  • 1983-12-31 Bill Hunt, cricketer (Test for Aust, out 0, took 0-25 & 0-14), dies
  • 1984-02-28 Leslie Walcott, cricketer (Test for WI v England 1930), dies
  • 1984-03-06 Ian Cromb, New Zealand cricketer (5 Tests for NZ, 123 runs, 8 wkts), dies at 78