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Saeed Anwar

Saeed Anwar About Pakistani former batsman who represented his country in three Cricket World Cups. In One Day Internationals, he recorded twenty centuries by the end of his career, the most of any Pakistani batsman ever. Life Before Becoming Famous He made his ODI debut for Pakistan against West Indies in January 1989. Other Informations […]

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Wahab Riaz

Wahab Riaz About Pakistani left-arm fast bowler who has been known to bowl at speeds as high as 99 miles per hour. He has played for Chittagong Kings in Bangladesh Premier League and has represented Pakistan at the 2011 and 2015 Cricket World Cup. Life Before Becoming Famous He was born in Lahore, Punjab and […]

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Ken Higgs

Ken Higgs About Former fast-medium bowler for England, took 1,033 wickets for Leicestershire, Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1967. Life Before Becoming Famous He was enlisted in the military and made his debut for Staffordshire in 1957. Other Informations He took one hundred wickets in two consecutive seasons (1959-60). Family Life He has two […]

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Grant Elliott

Grant Elliott About South African all-rounder best known for his years with the Wellington Firebirds in first-class cricket. In 2015, he led New Zealand to its first-ever appearance in the Cricket World Cup Final, where he scored a team-high 83 runs. Life Before Becoming Famous He attended St Stithians College in Johannesburg and moved to […]

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Dennet Ayling

Dennet Ayling About Middle-order batsman who played internationally for Argentina. Life Before Becoming Famous He honed his skills as a child in Argentina, playing against his brothers. Other Informations His greatest highlight was scoring an 86 against Sir Julien Cahn’s XI. Family Life His brothers Cecil, Cyril, and Eric, all played cricket for Argentina as […]

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Peter Sleep

Peter Sleep About Right-arm legbreak who made 14 Tests for Australia from 1979-1990. Life Before Becoming Famous He made his first class debut in 1976 for South Australia. Other Informations Following his international career he began playing professionally in England. Family Life He was born in Penola, South Australia. Similarities He belongs to a long […]

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Keith Fletcher

Keith Fletcher About Nicknamed “The Gnome of Essex”, Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1974, captained Essex from 1974 to 1985 and in 1988. Life Before Becoming Famous He made his Essex debut at age seventeen and made his English debut in 1968. Other Informations He was part of the English squad that played in […]

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Richie Benaud

Richie Benaud About Australian cricketeer from the 1940s to 1960s was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2009. Life Before Becoming Famous He joined the New South Wales cricket team at age 18 in 1948. Other Informations He scored over 11 thousand first-class runs in his 16-year cricket career. Family Life His […]

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Jeff Wilson

Jeff Wilson About Holds the remarkable distinction of having represented New Zealand in both rugby union and cricket. Life Before Becoming Famous He was a great basketball player who also won national secondary school titles in track and field. Other Informations He set the All Blacks try-scoring record with 44 tries in 60 Test matches. […]

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Robin Buckston

Robin Buckston About Batsman and occasional wicket-keeper who captained Derbyshire from 1937-1939. Life Before Becoming Famous He attended Eton College, where he was the Eton XI wicket-keeper. Other Informations During his career he made 74 first-class appearances. Family Life On January 6, 1940, he married Chrystal Tresyllian, and he had a son with her. Similarities […]

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Burnet James

Burnet James About Former left-handed batsman and left-arm slow bowler who played in three matches for Gloucestershire. Life Before Becoming Famous He grew up in Stoke Bishop, Bristol, where he learned how to play cricket. Other Informations He died fighting in World War I as part of the Royal Field Artillery and Royal Flying Corps. […]

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Peter Parfitt

Peter Parfitt About Left-handed batsman who made 37 tests for England from 1962-1972. before retiring when he was 35. Life Before Becoming Famous He was a versatile youth athlete, and played soccer for Norwich City’s reserve squad while he was playing minor counties cricket. Other Informations He was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in […]

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Sarah Taylor

Sarah Taylor About English wicketkeeper-batsman known for her free flowing stroke play who debuted for her country’s national cricket team in 2006. Life Before Becoming Famous She played for the Brighton College boys cricket team, which caused some controversy at the time. Other Informations In 2008, she became the youngest female cricket to score 1,000 […]

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Phil Jaques

Phil Jaques About Opening batsman who made his test debut on December 26, 2005, against South Africa. Life Before Becoming Famous He played junior cricket for the Wests team in Wollongong, before earning a scholarship with New South Wales in 1999. Other Informations He was the 2005-2006 Australian Domestic Cricketer of the Year. Family Life […]

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Faf Du Plessis

Faf Du Plessis About Batsman and bowler who has played domestically for teams like the Chennai Super Kings. He represented his native South Africa in the 2011 Cricket World Cup and was named as one of five Players Of The Year the same season. Life Before Becoming Famous He graduated from the University of Pretoria […]