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Today In Cricket History: 20 April

People born on this day:

1907:  Miran Bux, his one season of Test and first-class play was 1954-55
1912:  David Townsend, 3 Tests Eng v WI 1935 w/o county background
1930:  Alan Oakman, England batsman against Australia 1956
1954:  Peter Toohey, NSW and Australian batsman 1977-80
1957:  Graeme Fowler, England left-handed opener early eighties
1964:  Paul Nobes, prolific opening batsman for Victoria and SA
1978:  Carl Greenidge, son of Gordon. Promising Northants fast bowler.

People died on this day:

1918:  Reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, brother of Phil. WWI. 1 Test for SA
1977:  Len Johnson, one Test for Australia, 3-66 and 3-8
1982:  Andrew Sandham, 325 Eng v WI 1930, 879 runs in 14 Tests
1994:  Dorothy McEvoy, 13 wickets at 19.15 in five womens Tests for England
1995:  R.E.S.Wyatt, England captain 16 times 1930-35 with a 3-5 record
1995:  Sunil Jayasinghe, Sri Lanka wicketkeeper 1979 World Cup
2001:  Bert Sutcliffe, perhaps New Zealand's greatest batsman

Events on this day:

1972:  Kallicharran scores his 2nd Test century in his second Test
1994:  Sohail and Inzamam make the then world record ODI partnership of 263
2003:  Zimbabwe's Midlands makes 715 for 8 against Manicaland in Logan Cup

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

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