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Today In Cricket History: 7 May

People born on this day:

1886:  Bill Hitch, seven Tests for England 1911-21
1941:  Grahame Bilby, two Tests New Zealand v England 1966
1955:  Karen Price, Australian women's all-rounder 1975-85
1966:  Anderson Cummins, in Packer's Valley. Barbados and WI quick 1991-96
1972:  Upul Chandana, Sri Lankan leg-spin all-rounder 1994-
1975:  Ashley Cowan, Essex pace bowler.
1979:  Jon Kent, South African ODI fast bowler 2002
1980:  Jeetan Patel, New Zealand off-spinner 2005-

People died on this day:

1946:  Joe Humphries, kept wicket in 3 Tests for England 1907-08
1953:  Ormerod Pearse, 55 runs and 3 wkts in 3 Tests for S.Africa

Events on this day:

1930:  Duleepsinhji scores 333 for Sussex v Northants in 330 mins
1976:  First official women's Test begins in WI, against Australia at Montego Bay
1991:  Haryana beat Bombay in the Ranji Trophy final by two runs

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

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