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Today In Cricket History: 20 May

People born on this day:

1933:  Joyce Dawson, three women's Tests for Australia 1957-58
1943:  Deryck Murray, West Indian wicket-keeper 1963-80
1944:  Keith Fletcher, England batsman in 59 Tests 1968-82
1956:  Andrew Hilditch, Australian opening bat 1979-85
1963:  Dipak Chudasama, Kenya opening batsman 1996 World Cup
1967:  Sandra Kottman, pace bowler for Netherlands women 1991-2001
1977:  Anjum Chopra, elegant Indian batsman 2000 Women's World Cup, captain 2002
1978:  Ramesh Powar, Mumbai off-spinner, two Tests for India 2007
1982:  Kaushal Lokuarachchi, Sri Lankan Test leg-spinner 2003
1982:  Imran Farhat, Pakistan opening batsman 2001-

People died on this day:

1911:  Dr E.M.Grace, one Test v Australia 1880, 36 and 0
1926:  Dick Pougher, 17 and 3-26 in only Test for England 1892
1940:  Amar Singh, of pneumonia. Indian pace bowler 1932-36
1968:  Albert Hartkopf, one Test for Australia, 80 and 0, 1-120 & 0-14
1980:  Jack Walsh, 1162 fc wkts of left-arm wrist-spin

Events on this day:

1911:  Edwin Boaler Alletson hits 189 in 90 mins Notts v Sussex
1945:  Keith Miller scores 105 in the first Victory Test at Lord's
1965:  Yorkshire all out for 23 v Hampshire at Middlesbrough

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

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