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Today In Cricket History: 21 April

People born on this day:

1838:  Nat Thompson, the first batsman dismissed in a Test match
1919:  John Goddard, West Indian all-rounder 1948-57
1922:  Allan Watkins, England batsman late forties early fifties
1934:  Martin Horton, England off-spin all rounder, two Tests 1959
1946:  S.Venkataraghavan, Indian off-spinner, Test umpire, ICC referee
1976:  Shabbir Ahmed, Pakistan ODI quick from 1999 in Tests from 2003
1980:  Gordon Drummond, Scotland ODI player 2007-
1988:  Dimuth Karunaratne, Sri Lankan opening batsman 2012-

People died on this day:

1946:  Robert Graham, 6 runs and 3 wkts for S.Africa in 2 Tests 1898-99
1981:  Harry Lee, scored 18 and 1 in only Test for England
1996:  A.H.Kardar, 3 Tests for India and 23 Tests for Pakistan 1946-58

Events on this day:

1987:  Richard Hadlee makes highest Test score of 151* (v Sri Lanka)
1988:  First four-day games in County Championship commence
1996:  Matabeleland beat Mashonaland Country Dist to win Logan Cup
1996:  Wayne James scores 99 and 99 and ct 11 stp 2 in Logan Cup Final
2007:  Tamil Nadu defeats Punjab in final to win India's inaugural Inter-State Twenty20 Championship

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

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