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Today In Cricket History: 21 March

People born on this day:

1766:  Billy Beldham, brilliant batsman of the early 19th century
1854:  Alick (A.C) Bannerman, brother of Charles. Australia 1878-1893
1870:  Frederick Kuys, one Test for South Africa 1899
1876:  Jack Saunders, impressive Victorian spinner, Australia 1902-08
1908:  Berkeley Gaskin, Guyana pace bowler, West Indies 1948
1938:  Grahame Thomas, Australian batsman of the mid-sixties
1939:  Malcolm Francke, leg-spinner, Ceylon 1956 to Qld 1984
1949:  Alvin Kallicharran, wonderful West Indies LHB 1972-81
1966:  Matthew Maynard, big hitting Glamorgan and England player 1988-94
1970:  Hendy Bryan, West Indian ODI all-rounder 1999
1979:  Grant Elliott, in Johannesburg. New Zealand Test batsman 2008-

People died on this day:

2008:  Merv Wallace, New Zealand Test batsman 1937-53

Events on this day:

1947:  Test debut of Bert Sutcliffe, NZ v England at Christchurch
1971:  Gavaskar scores the first of his 34 Test tons, 116 at Georgetown
1984:  Border scores 100* v WI Trinidad after 98* in first innings
1992:  Pakistan score 6-264 to overhaul NZ in exciting World Cup semi

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

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