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Today In Cricket History: 22 April

People born on this day:

1851:  George Alexander, two Tests for Australia 1880-84
1861:  Clarence Wimble, one Test - half of his fc career- for S Africa 1892
1925:  June James, one Test for Australian women 1951
1937:  Ken Palmer, 1-190 in only Test for England, later Test umpire
1943:  Steve Dunne, Otago bowler later international umpire
1955:  Jim Love, Yorkshire keeper, England ODI batsman 1981
1958:  Ashraf Ali, Pakistani wicket-keeper mid-eighties
1959:  Ranjan Madugalle, pioneer Sri Lankan Test batsman, later leading match referee
1961:  Mike Haysman, prolific South Australian batsman turned Aus rebel
1968:  Jo Angel, big WA right-arm fast bowler, Australia 1993-95
1981:  Jonathan Trott, in Cape Town. England batsman 2009, century on Test debut.

People died on this day:

1899:  E.J (Ned) Gregory, one Test for Aust (the first), 0 and 11
1941:  Arthur Briscoe, in action WWII. South African batsman in 2 Tests

Events on this day:

1908:  Queensland beat NSW by 171 runs for their first win at the Gabba
1983:  Start of first Sri Lanka-Australia Test match (at Kandy)

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

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