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Today In Cricket History: 24 April

People born on this day:

1934:  Allen Aylett, Victorian batsman 1957-59 also champion VFL rover and administrator
1940:  David Larter, two-metre tall England pace bowler
1940:  William Justus Lawry (no not him), three fc games for Minor Counties 1965-69
1954:  Geoff Humpage, England ODI batsman-keeper 1981
1966:  Margashayam Venkataramana, Indian off-spinner 1989
1970:  Damien Fleming, Australian pace bowler, hat-trick on Test debut
1971:  Kumara Dharmasena, Sri Lankan off-spinner
1973:  Sachin Tendulkar, India's greatest batsman, 200 Tests 1989-2013
1975:  MSK Prasad, Indian wicketkeeper 1999-2000
1978:  Douglas Marillier, Zimbabwe batsman 2000-
1982:  Batool Fatima, Pakistan women's pace bowler 2001-

People died on this day:

1924:  George Street, kept wicket for England in one Test 1923
1986:  Bill Edrich, 39 Tests for England, 2440 runs at 40.00
1988:  E.S.("Bob") Newson, South African fast bowler in 1930's
2000:  John Beck, New Zealand batsman whose top Test score was 99

Events on this day:

1905:  First-class debut of Jack Hobbs, Surrey v Gentlemen (18 and 28)

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

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