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Today In Cricket History: 16 May

People born on this day:

1906:  Ernie McCormick, Australian quickie of the late thirties
1914:  Joyce Liebert, England batter in first womens Test series 1934-35
1962:  Gary Crocker, batsman in Zimbabwe's first three Tests 1992
1972:  Matthew Hart, NZ left-arm spinner 1994-96
1975:  Niroshan Bandaratillake, Sri Lankan left-srm spinner 1998
1976:  Dirk Nannes, skier turned bowler for Victoria. T20 for Netherlands, Australia and many franchises
1982:  Nikita Miller, Jamaican left-arm spinner, West Indies 2008-

People died on this day:

1952:  Alec Hearne, scored 9 in only Test for Eng (v S.Afr 1892)
1979:  Lesley Clifford, Womens World Cup for England 1973

Events on this day:

1938:  Bradman scores 278 Aust v MCC, 349 mins, 35 fours 1 six
1955:  Ray Lindwall scores his second Test century 118 at Bridgetown
1956:  Laker takes 10-88 for Surrey v Australians at the Oval
2010:  England beats Australia to win men's ICC WorldTwenty20 final at Bridgetown
2010:  Australia beats New Zealand by 3 runs to win ICC Women's World Twenty20 final in Bridgetown

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

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