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Today In Cricket History: 9 May

People born on this day:

1901:  George Duckworth, England wicket-keeper late 20's early 30's
1907:  George Copeland (Jackie) Grant, twelve Tests for WI 1930-35
1910:  P.E.Palia, appeared in India's first Test (at Lord's 1932)
1932:  Conrad Hunte, great West Indian opener 1958-66
1943:  Maurice Foster, West Indies batsman in fourteen Tests 1969-78
1945:  Malcolm Nash, Glamorgan spinner hit for 36 in one over by Sobers
1959:  Andrew Jones, highly consistent for NZ at first drop
1959:  Asantha De Mel, pioneering Sri Lankan Test opening bowler
1960:  Iain Butchart, Zimbabwe all-rounder 1983-95
1970:  John Davison, Victorian and SA offie, World Cup ton in 67 balls for Canada 2003
1971:  Kalyani Dhokarikar, Indian women's pace bowler 1995-2000
1971:  Royden Hayes, one ODI for New Zealand 1995
1980:  Sean Clingeleffer, promising Tasmanian wcketkeeper-batsman

People died on this day:

1887:  Lamplough Wallgate, two games for Yorkshire 1875-77, three runs one wicket
1927:  Tommy Routledge, four Tests for S.Africa 1892-96
1981:  C.E ("Nip") Pellew, 10 Tests 484 runs at 37
1995:  Percy Mansell, 355 runs and 11 wkts in 13 Tests for S.Africa

Events on this day:

1934:  Bradman out for a duck against Cambridge University!

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

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