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Published on January 1st, 2017 | by Bhaskar Ganekar

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This Day That Year: January 1

The opening day of the year is always great for any player. It is the beginning of new calendar year to book records in game of history. Here are some happenings on this day.

Centuries in International Cricket

  • 2014 CJ Anderson       New Zealand v West Indies
  • 2014 JD Ryder              New Zealand v West Indies
  • 2014 Misbah-ul-Haq  Pakistan v Sri Lanka
  • 2014 Younis Khan       Pakistan v Sri Lanka
  • 1987 DM Jones            Australia v England
  • 1973 Majid Khan         Pakistan v Australia
  • 1968 WM Lawry          Australia v India
  • 1968 RB Simpson        Australia v India
  • 1966 JH Edrich              England v Australia
  • 1966 MC Cowdrey      England v Australia
  • 1965 EJ Barlow             South Africa v England
  • 1964 EJ Barlow             South Africa v Australia
  • 1963 MC Cowdrey      England v Australia
  • 1959 BF Butcher          West Indies v India
  • 1959 GS Sobers           West Indies v India
  • 1959 PBH May              England v Australia
  • 1956 P Roy     India v New Zealand
  • 1948 DG Bradman      Australia v India

Five Wickets in an International Innings in International Cricket

  • 1989 IR Bishop             West Indies v Pakistan
  • 1985 RG Holland          Australia v West Indies
  • 1979 RM Hogg              Australia v England
  • 1973 BS Chandrasekhar           India v England
  • 1963 AK Davidson       Australia v England
  • 1962 SA Durani            India v England
  • 1959 AK Davidson       Australia v England
  • 1958 HJ Tayfield          South Africa v Australia
  • 1952 J Trim    West Indies v Australia
  • 1910 GHT Simpson-Hayward England v South Africa
  • 1902 SF Barnes            England v Australia
  • 1902 MA Noble           Australia v England
  • 1895 G Giffen               Australia v England
  • 1892 JW Sharpe           England v Australia
  • 1883 GE Palmer           Australia v England

People born on this day

  • 1875 F.Druce, five Tests for England v Australia 1897-98
  • 1902 Buster Nupen, one-eyed South African quick, great on matting
  • 1905 Hans Ebeling, Victorian pace bowler, one Test against England 1934
  • 1909 D.Hindlekar, Indian batsman and wicket-keeper 1936-46
  • 1928 Khan Mohammad, Pakistani fast-medium bowler, 54 wkts in 13 Tests
  • 1944 Charlie Davis, WI batsman in 15 Tests 1968-73
  • 1949 Bev Wilson, Australian batter 1972-75 incl 1973 Womens World Cup
  • 1963 Glenn Trimble, son of Sam. Two ODI’s for Australia 1986
  • 1964 Nasir Ahmed, Bangladesh ODI wicketkeeper in 1988 and 1990 Asia Cups
  • 1970 Robin Singh (junior), Indian Test bowler 1999
  • 1975 Niamur Rashid, Bangladesh all-rounder in two ODIs 1998-99
  • 1978 Uzma Gondal, Pakistan womens wicketkeeper since 2000
  • 1980 Mushfiqur Rahman, Bangladesh Test pace bowler 2001
  • 1981 Asma Farzand, Pakistan womens batter 1997-98
  • 1984 Alok Kapali, Bangladesh leg-spinner, Test hat-trick v Pakistan 2003
  • 1986 Elias Sunny, left-arm spin all-rounder for Bangladesh 2011-
  • 1990 Rubel Hossain, Bangladesh bowler since 2009

People died on this day

  • 1944 T.B.Turner, 17 Tests 1886-1895, 101 wkts @ 16. All time great.
  • 1964 Alf Hall, S.African left-arm quick took 40 wkts in 7 Tests
  • 1967 Maurice Leyland, 41 Tests for England, 2764 runs @ 46.06
  • 1990 Joe Hardstaff jr, 23 Tests for England, 1636 runs @ 46.74
  • 1997 Graham Kersey, car accident in Australia. Kent and Surrey wk
  • 2003 Hirulal Gaekwad, Holkar all-rounder played once for India 1952
  • 2013 Christopher Martin-Jenkins, writer, MCC president, urbane BBC broadcaster
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