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Today In Cricket History: 21 May

People born on this day:

1863:  JJ Lyons, batted in fourteen Tests for Australia 1887-97
1867:  John James Ferris, mighty Australian bowler of the late 1880's
1891:  Harry Smith, Gloucestershire wicketkeeper, one Test for England
1893:  Arthur Carr, England captain v Australia 1926
1906:  Keith Rigg, Australian Test batsman in the thirties
1929:  Paul Winslow, big-hitter for S.Africa, 108 v England 1955
1930:  Kit Raymond, two Tests for Australian women 1957-61
1955:  Liaqat Ali, Pakistani pace bowler in six Tests 1975-79
1958:  Monte Lynch, Surrey batsman, WI Rebel team, England ODI player

People died on this day:

1929:  Rev. V.P.F.A.Royle, one Test England v Australia 1879
1957:  Edwin St Hill, two Tests for West Indies 1930-31

Events on this day:

1866:  First-class debut of G.F.Grace aged 15 years 159 days
1938:  Bradman scores 143 Aust v Surrey, 198 mins, 11 fours
1945:  Aust. Services win the first Victory Test at Lord's by 6 wickets
1993:  Robin Smith scores 167 in England Texaco Trophy loss v Australia
1997:  Saeed Anwar scores 194 v India at Chennai, ODI record

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

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