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Today In Cricket History: 5 May

People born on this day:

1889:  Herbie Taylor, prolific South African pre- and post-WWI
1909:  Grace Morgan, Test player for England women 1948-51
1911:  Norman Oldfield, England batsman one Test v WI 1939, 80 and 19
1927:  Sid O'Linn, soccer for S.Africa 1947, cricket 1960
1945:  Sadiq Mohammad, attacking Pakistan opening batsman 1969-81
1964:  Glenda Hall, Australian women's Test player 1983-84
1968:  Tim Neilsen, South Australian wicket-keeper, Australia B 1991
1969:  Karen Le Comber, New Zealand women's ODI batter 1996-97
1982:  Qaiser Abbas, Pakistan Test left-arm spinner 2000

People died on this day:

1962:  Ernest Tyldesley, 990 runs in 14 Tests for England
1978:  A.H.H.(Harold) Gilligan, brother of A.E.R, 4 Tests for England
1989:  Frank Easton, NSW wicketkeeper 1933-39, Bert Oldfield's deputy
2012:  Surendranath, Indian Test bowler 1958-61

Events on this day:

1930:  Bradman scores 185* Aust v Leicestershire, 317 mins, 16 fours
2003:  Jermaine Lawson completes a hat-trick across two innings v Aus at Bridgetown
2003:  Scotland defeats Durham in their first game in the English National League
2010:  Deandra Dottin scores 100 in 38 balls, W.Indies v S.Africa. ICC Womens T20

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

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