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Today In Cricket History: 12 May

People born on this day:

1867:  Hugh Trumble, great Australian off-spinner at turn of century
1894:  Donald Knight, two Tests for England 1921
1903:  Jim Parks, father of Jim. Slow bowler for England in one Test 1937
1909:  Frank de Caires, West Indian Test batsman against England 1930
1946:  Leonard Baichan, WI opener, 103* v Pakistan on debut 1975
1962:  Karen Gunn, New Zealand women's player 1982-93
1966:  Caroline de Fouw, Dutch womens off-spinner 1991-2001
1970:  Steve Palframan, South African ODI wicketkeeper 1996
1978:  Thomas Odoyo, Kenyan all-rounder 1996 World Cup
1978:  Anna O'Leary, New Zealand womens batsman
1979:  Robert Key, Kent opening batsman, England 2002
1987:  Kieron Pollard, expolosive T&T all-rounder, WI 2009-

People died on this day:

1971:  J.M.Taylor, 20 Tests 1920-26, 997 runs @ 35.61
1994:  Xenophon Balaskas, 9 Tests for S.Africa, 22 wkts at 36.63
2000:  Dave Crowe, father of Martin and Jeff, Canterbury & Wellington bat
2001:  Mark Lavine, heart attack on field of play. Barbados all-rounder who played in S Africa

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

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