Deaths in Sport in December 1979

  • Dec 3 Dhyan Chand, Indian field hockey player (Olympic Gold 1928, 1932, 1936), dies at 74
  • Dec 14 Nirode Ranjan Chowdhury, cricketer (2 Tests for India, avg 205), dies
  • Dec 21 Bill Anderson, cricketer (Test for NZ 1946, scored five & one), dies