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Today In Cricket History: 28 April

People born on this day:

1908:  Jack Fingleton, Australian opener of the thirties
1930:  Alf Valentine, great West Indian left-arm spinner 1950-62
1942:  Mike Brearley, outstanding England captain 1977-81
1945:  Ajit Manohar Pai, one Test India v NZ 1969
1947:  Hylton Ackerman, father of HD. World XI opening bat from SA 1971-72
1947:  Trevor Quirk, Northerns wicketkeeper later TV commentator
1968:  Andy Flower, Zimbabwe keeper and victorious Test captain
1988:  Shannon Gabriel, Trinidad pace bowler, West Indies 2012-

People died on this day:

1982:  EW (Nobby) Clark, 32 wickets in 8 Tests for England 1929-34
1983:  Ron James, NSW's victorious Sheffield Shield captain 1949-50

Events on this day:

2007:  Australia wins the World Cup Final

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

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