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Former Indian wicket keeper Naren Tamhane died in Mumbai on March 19, 2002. He was suffering a prolonged battle with cancer. He played 21 Test scoring 225.
Former Indian wicketkeeper Naren Tamhane died in Mumbai on March 19, 2002. He was suffering a prolonged battle with cancer. Tamhane 70, is survived with his wife and two sons. He had been fighting the disease for the past year and died in hospital. Tamhane, who also served as head national selector and Indian team manager, played 21 Tests,...
Ben Holliake
Benjamin Caine Hollioake was born on 11 November 1977 at Melbourne Australia. However, the death of Ben Hollioake in Australia at the tragically young age of 24 happened at a time when his cricket career looked ready to ignite again. The Surrey all-rounder was recalled to England one day side delighted to have been handed the chance he had...
Hanif Muhammad Batsman
Hanif Muhammad – The Original Little Master Before Sunil Gavaskar Came Along A mere 22 families were once said to control Pakistan’s economy, a textbook case of exploitative oligopoly. But that might seem like egalitarian socialism when compared with the state of Pakistan cricket. Which for many years appeared to be run by two households only. One of these was...
Scoring Century on ODI Debut is considered a significant achievement by any cricketer. The critics always appreciate the special effort of any batsman. As of now, 15 players from 9 different countries have accomplished this unique feat. The first debutant to score a century on in ODI was England Dennis Amiss. He scored brilliant 103 runs off 134 balls against...
World Cup Final 1995 Roy Fredericks hooks Lillee for 6 but slips and falls on his stumps (Doug Walters follows the ball) 60955-7A (Photo by Patrick Eagar/Patrick Eagar via Getty Images)
Roy Fredericks was 57 when died of throat cancer in New York on September 5, 2000. West Indies cricket always is in dire need of that legends said, Roger Harper said on his death. Fredericks was born and raised in Blairmont a sugarcane farming community in eastern Guyana. He played in 59 Test matches for the West Indies scoring...
CS Nayudu was born on April 18, 1914, at Nagpur. Cottari Subbanna Nayudu is also known as CS Nayudu made his test debut at the relatively young age of 19 years and 262 days against England at Calcutta. He went on play 11 Test in all four against Australia and seven against England. Just scoring 147 runs at an...
Masood Salahuddin one of oldest living first class cricketer in Indo-Pakistan breathed his last on the night of March 22, 2006 after a brief illness in Lahore at the age of 90 years and 88 days.
Masood Salahuddin one of the oldest living first-class cricketers in Indo-Pakistan breathed his last on the night of March 22, 2006, after a brief illness in Lahore at the age of 90 years and 88 days. Masood was born in Meerut in the Indian United Provinces now Uttar Pradesh on Dec 24, 1915, was a contemporary of the great...
Brian Statham - Modest Background was True Great
Brian Statham was a modest man from a modest background was a truly great fast bowler. Brian Statham, one of England’s great fast bowlers was 69 at the time of his death and had been suffering from Leukemia. With Yorkshire’s Fred Trueman he formed one of the Test cricket’s most impressive new ball pairings. Statham’s relentless accuracy was the...
Saeed Anwar sends another one on the way to the boundary during his record-breaking innings of 194 at the Golden Jubilee Independence Cup tournament at the Chepauk in Chennai (Madras) on May 21, 1997. Pakistan ran up a total of 327 for five in their 50 overs. Although India replied with 292 runs they lost their last wicket with...
Subhash Gupte India’s best spin bowlers bowled flighted leg breaks and googlies to take 149 wickets in 36 Test matches at an average of 29.55
Subhash Gupte was born in December 1929, was few months past 72 when he died. Fergie, as he was known in his playing days, is survived by his wife Carol and two children. Subhash Gupte commanded only the highest respect from current and former cricketers around the world. Sir Gary Sobers said, without any arguably the greatest cricketer the...