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Today In Cricket History: 12 April

People born on this day:

1894:  Fred Barratt, pace bowler for England 1929-30
1911:  Geoff Chubb, S.African pace bowler v England 1951-52 aged 40
1917:  Vinoo Mankad, India's greatest all-rounder to his time
1948:  Raphick Jumadeen, WI slow left-armer of the seventies
1974:  Kabir Khan, Pakistani slow left-armer 1994-2000
1979:  Johann Louw, South African ODI seamer 2008

People died on this day:

1980:  Stanley De Silva, motor bike. Sri Lanka quickie 1979 World Cup

Events on this day:

1930:  Fourth Test WI v England ends in a draw after nine days
1930:  Wilfred Rhodes ends Test career aged 52 years 165 days
1976:  India set 403 to win by WI. They get them, 6 wkts 7 overs spare
2004:  Brian Lara reaches 400 not out against England, first ever quadruple Test century

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

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