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Today In Cricket History: 25 April

People born on this day:

1848:  Tom Armitage, two Tests for England 1877
1872:  Charles Burgess Fry, a legend. Could have been King of Albania
1889:  Charles Kellaway, great Australian all-rounder of the 1920's
1902:  Wilfred Frederick Frank (Fred) Price, England 1938, later Test umpire
1930:  Roy Marshall, prolific Hampshire opener only 4 Tests for WI
1938:  John Nagenda, in Rwanda. Pace bowler for East Africa, 1975 World Cup
1948:  Mike Selvey, England pace bowler of the late seventies
1953:  Gary Cosier, Australian batsman 1975-78, 109 on debut v WI
1964:  Jamie Siddons, Victorian and SA batsman. One ODI for Aust 1988
1969:  Jo Chamberlain, bowler for England women 1987-95
1969:  Sanjeeva Ranatunga, Sri Lankan Test batsman 1994-97
1969:  Gavin Bruk-Jackson, Zimbabwe Test batsman 1993
1980:  Bruce Martin, Auckland left-arm spinner, New Zealand 2013-
1982:  Mudhsuden Singh (Monty) Panesar, exciting England slow left-armer 2006-

People died on this day:

1797:  Richard Nyren, great Hambledon bat of the 18th century
1915:  Charles Backman, at Gallipoli. One game for S.Australia 1911-12
1931:  A.J.Y.(Bert) Hopkins, 20 Tests for Aust, 509 runs 26 wickets
1946:  Albert Knight, three Tests for England on 1903-04 tour
1946:  Joseph Vine, batted in two Tests Eng v Aust 1911-12
2007:  Les Jackson, Derbyshire stalwart took 1733 wickets for county. Two Tests for England 1949 and 1961.
2007:  Arthur Milton, Gloucestershire stalwart 1948-74, century on Test debut for England 1958

Events on this day:

1905:  Latest day of first-class cricket in an Aust season (NSW v Qld)
1976:  India all out for 97 v West Indies because five men absent hurt
2004:  Zimbabwe bowled out for 35 by Sri Lanka in ODI
2010:  Chennai Super Kings defeat Mumbai Indians to win the third Indian Premier League


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

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