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Today In Cricket History: 11 May

People born on this day:

1854:  John Blackham, Australia's first wicketkeeper
1881:  Norman Norton, one Test for South Africa 1911
1937:  David Allan, West Indian wicketkeeper 1962-66
1941:  Ian Redpath, dependable Australian opening batsman 1964-76
1944:  John Benaud, brother of Richie, Australian bat 1972-73
1944:  Carol Marett, New Zealand women's player 1972-82
1967:  Jamie Brayshaw, son of Ian. WA and SA right-handed batsman, later TV/radio personality and AFL administrator
1972:  Jacob Martin, Indian ODI batsman 1999-2001

People died on this day:

1955:  G.L.Jessop, match-winning batsman, brilliant field
2003:  Ernie Toshack, Aus left-arm paceman 1946-48, 47 wkts @21

Events on this day:

1965:  West Indies become the first holders of the Frank Worrell Trophy

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

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