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Today In Cricket History: 18 February

People born on this day:

1886:  Cecil Harry (Ciss) Parkin, spin bowler in ten Tests for England 1920-24
1927:  Fazal Mahmood, great Pakistani medium-pace workhorse 1952-62
1938:  Barry Knight, England all-rounder mid-sixties
1948:  Bruce Francis, Australian opener in three Tests 1972
1960:  Roger Wijesuriya, bowling average 294 in four Tests for Sri Lanka
1966:  Phillip De Freitas, in Dominica. England pace bowler 1986-95
1979:  Tinu Yohannan, Kerala and Indian Test pace bowler against England 2001

People died on this day:

1911:  Bill Murdoch, while watching Aust v S Africa Test at MCG
1975:  Syed Nazir Ali, 2 Tests for India, 4 wickets at 20.75

Events on this day:

1969:  Doug Walters scores 2nd innings century after 242 in the first
1977:  Test debuts of Colin Croft and Joel Garner v Pakistan Bridgetown
1996:  First full ODI for Kenya, World Cup v India
1996:  Tendulkar scores 127* in India's World Cup win over Kenya
2014:  New Zealand completes 680 for 8 against India in Wellington Test
2014:  Brendon McCullum completes 302 v India, first NZ Test triple-centurion
2014:  Jimmy Neesham makes 137 not out on Test debut for NZ batting at eight

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Today In Cricket History was published in book form in 2009.

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