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Today In Cricket History: 27 April

People born on this day:

1875:  Freddie Fane, Hobbs' first Test opening partner
1908:  Bill Copson, Derbyshire pace bowler, England 1939-47
1936:  Khalid Wazir, son of S.Wazir Ali. Two Tests for Pakistan 1954
1946:  John Maclean, Australian wicket-keeper 1978-79
1956:  June Edney, England women's Test wicketkeeper 1984-85
1966:  Peter McIntyre, Australian leg-spinner 1995-96
1973:  Jeremy Snape, England ODI off-spinner in Zimbabwe 2001
1984:  Imraan Khan, KwaZulu-Natal off-spinner, South Africa U19 capt 2003, Test 2009
1989:  Hamish Rutherford, son of Ken. Century on Test debut for NZ 2013

People died on this day:

1951:  Philip Albert Myburgh Hands, brother of Reg. 7 Tests for S.Africa
1973:  Jim Sims, England leg-spinner in 4 Tests 1935-37
1998:  Ramakant Desai, Indian pace bowler in 28 Tests 1959-68
1999:  Cyril Washbrook, Lancashire opening batsman, 2569 runs for England 1937-56

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

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