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Former Test Cricketer and a pillar of the erstwhile Holkar cricket team Hiralal Gaekwad died at Bagdogra in Assam on January 2, 2003 at the age of 79.
Former Test Cricketer and a pillar of the erstwhile Holkar cricket team Hiralal Gaekwad died at Bagdogra in Assam on January 2, 2003, at the age of 79. He was suffered in protracted illness for some time.  Hiralal Gaekwad represented India in just one Test match in 1952-53 against Pakistan at Lucknow. He was slow left-arm orthodox medium pacer spinner...
England right arm off spinner Jim McConnon was born on 21 June 1922 at Burnopfield, Durham. He was right-hand batsman played for Glamorgan and England. Jim McConnon was died on January 26, 2003at his home in Altrincham, at the age of 80. The former Glamorgan spinner made 243 appearances for the Welsh county between 1950 till 1961. In this time,...
The direct hit that sealed the victory Pak vs Eng at The Oval 1954
Fazal Mehmood Bowls Pakistan to its First Grand Win Pak vs Eng at The Oval 1954 On August 17, 1954, in the fourth and final Test match of the fledgling country’s maiden official tour of the Mother Country, England. Pakistan had gained International Test status in 1952 but had just played 5 Tests against India in 1952-53 before leaving for...
Russell Endean, The South African Test Cricketer was born on 31 May 1924 at Johannesburg, Transvaal. Russell Endean played 28 Tests for South Africa. His Test career spanned from 1951 to 1958.
Russell Endean, The South African Test Cricketer was born on 31 May 1924 at Johannesburg, Transvaal. Russell Endean played 28 Tests for South Africa. His Test career spanned from 1951 to 1958. He opened the batting against England at The Oval and kept wicket for the one and only time. Like Jonty Rhodes, he was an inspirational fielder, a...
Doug Ring played his Sheffield Shield cricket for Victoria. He played 13 Tests for Australia between 1947-48 and 1953.
Doug Ring was born on 14 October 1918 at Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Doug Ring played his Sheffield Shield cricket for Victoria. He played 13 Tests for Australia between 1947-48 and 1953. He made two tours of England. First one in 1948 and second tour in 1953. But unluckily he has taken the chance only in one Test on both...
Zimbabwe Test Cricketer Trevor Madondo who was single at the time of his death was attacked by a severe bout of malaria at the end of the previous month.
One of Zimbabwe’s most promising black cricketers Trevor Nyasha Madondo died at Parirenyatwa Hospital in the Capital Harare on the morning of June 11, 2001, at the age of 24. Trevor Madondo who was single at the time of his death was attacked by a severe bout of malaria at the end of the previous month. He was admitted to...
Allan Rae (l) and Jeffrey Stollmeyer (r) make their way to the crease to open the innings for the West Indies (Photo by S&G/PA Images via Getty Images)
Allan Fitzroy Rae was born o 30 September 1922 in Rollington Town Kingston Jamaica. Allan Rae the former West Indies batsman who went on to become a leading administrator. He died at a nursing home in his native Jamaica at the age of 82 in 27, Feb 2005. Rae had been in failing health for several years. Allan Rae was...
Brian Luckhurst – A Dependable English Batsman Who Knew His Limitations
Brian Luckhurst the former England and Kent batsman died on March 1, 2005, at the age of 66. Luckhurst who was associated with Kent County Cricket Club for more then 50 years ended up as there president. He had been suffering from cancer of the esophagus for some time. Brian William Luckhurst international career started with five in unofficial Tests against...
Ian Colquhoun died on 26 February, 2005 at the age of 80. He played two Tests against England in 1954-55.
He was a specialist’s wicketkeeper-batsman who played in the lower middle order. Ian Colqhoun was a right-handed batsman-wicketkeeper, came late to first-class cricket, not making his debut for Central Districts until he was 29. He was a school teacher and taught at Palmerston North Boys' High School for 36 years. Former New Zealand Test Wicket Keeper Ian Colquhoun died on 26...
Former Pakistan leg spinner Ali Hussain Rizvi was born in Karachi on January 6, 1974. His solitary Test appearance was marred by gloom from monsoon rains.
Former Pakistan leg spinner Ali Hussain Rizvi was born in Karachi on January 6, 1974. His solitary Test appearance was marred by gloom from monsoon rains. Ali Hussain Rizvi earned his solitary Test match cap for Pakistan on sheer merit. But as the like Monsoon rains, injury and illness starred in this game. The play was possible for only...