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Today In Cricket History: 14 April

People born on this day:

1867:  HRH Prince Christian Victor, one first-class game for I Zingari 1887
1870:  Syd Gregory, Australian batsman in 58 Tests 1890-1912
1876:  Murray Bisset, South African wicket-keeper 1899 and 1910
1904:  Lionel Birkett, WI vice-captain on Australian tour 1930-31
1905:  Holmesdale Charles "Slinger" Nitschke, S.Aust & Test batsman
1915:  Audrey Collins, one Test for England women 1937
1916:  Commandur Rajagopalachari Rangachari, India 1947-48
1925:  H.G.Kishenchand, 5 Tests for India 1947-52
1931:  Bruce Pairaudeau, WI opening batsman in 13 Tests, 115 on debut
1943:  Harilal Shah, East African batsman 1975 World Cup
1947:  Bob Massie, Australian swing bowler, 16 wkts on debut v Eng 1972
1960:  Pat Symcox, South African off-spinner 1993-98
1965:  Craig McDermott, tireless Australian pace bowler 1984-96
1969:  Saiful Islam, Bangladesh ODI pace bowler 1990-97
1977:  Lungile Loots Bosman, South African ODI opening batsman 2006-
1984:  Umar Gul, Pakistan Test pace bowler 2003-
1984:  Jean-Paul (JP) Duminy, solid South African batsman in Tests 2008-
1990:  Adrian Barath, T-and-T opening batsman, 104 on Test debut WI 2009

People died on this day:

1964:  Bert McGirr, two Tests for NZ, 51 runs @ 51, 1 wkt @ 115
1989:  Lance Pierre, one Test WI v England 1948, DNB, 7 overs 0-28

Events on this day:

1995:  India beat Sri Lanka to win the Asia Cup final in Sharjah

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

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