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Today In Cricket History: 15 May

People born on this day:

1875:  Joseph Vine, batted in two Tests for England 1912
1875:  Clement Eustace Macro Wilson, batted in two Tests for England 1899
1917:  Ron Saggers, effective NSW and Aussie wicket-keeper late 40's
1919:  Charles Palmer, one Test 1955, later MCC president
1924:  Don Kenyon, England batsman in 8 Tests 1951-55
1929:  Jack Flavell, England pace bowler in 4 Tests 1961-64
1935:  Ted Dexter, in Milan. Superb England batsman of the sixties
1941:  Cyril Cooray, Sri Lankan international umpire 1982-2001

People died on this day:

1927:  Charles Beachcroft, captain of Olympic gold-medal winning GB cricket team, Paris 1900

Events on this day:

1948:  Australia scores 721 runs in one day v Essex, world record
1948:  Bradman scores 187 Aust v Essex, 124 minutes, 33 fours 1 five
1966:  First day of Sunday play in County Cricket, Essex v Somerset

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

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