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Today In Cricket History: 15 April

People born on this day:

1845:  Dave Gregory, Australia's first Test captain
1906:  A.J.("Sandy") Bell, South African fast bowler in 16 Tests 1929-35
1936:  Jack Noreiga, 9-95 WI v India 1971
1958:  John Bracewell, New Zealand's premier spinner of the eighties
1963:  Manoj Prabhakar, Indian opening batsman AND opening bowler
1964:  Nadeem Abbasi, three Tests for Pakistan v India 1989
1978:  Daren Powell, Jamaican pace bowler, West Indies 2002
1980:  Josephat Ababu, Kenyan ODI batsman 1999-
1980:  James Foster, England Test wicketkeeper 2001-
1982:  Tharanga Paranavitana, Sri Lankan Test opening batsman 2009

People died on this day:

1912:  John Thayer, on the Titanic. Philadelphia batsman 1881-86
1924:  Jack Board, England wicket-keeper in 6 Tests 1898-1906
1926:  Frank Iredale, 14 Tests for Australia, 807 runs at 36.68
1946:  Charles Braithwaite, aged 100. American batsman in 4 fc games 1881-93
1993:  H.H."Bull" Alexander, one Test for Aust 1933, bowling aver 154
2005:  Ken Funston, South African batsman in fifteen Tests 1952-58
2007:  Ted Meuli, batted in one Test for New Zealand 1953

Events on this day:

1986:  Viv Richards century off 56 balls v England in Antigua Test
1990:  Greenidge and Haynes make 298 opening stand (v Eng), their best

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

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