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Kapil Dev
(Indian Former Cricketer and One of the Sport’s Greatest All-Rounders)
Kapil Dev
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Birthdate: January 6, 1959
Birthplace: Chandigarh, India
Kapil Dev is a former Indian all-rounder who captained India to its first Cricket World Cup win, in 1983. He started his career at 16, playing for Haryana. Wisden’s Indian Cricketer of the Century became the first cricketer to take 400 Test wickets and also scored 5,000 Test runs
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Rahul Dravid
(Indian Cricket Coach and Former Captain of the Indian National Team)
Rahul Dravid
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Birthdate: January 11, 1973
Birthplace: Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Nicknamed The Wall for his resilient batting in Test cricket, Rahul Dravid was known for his unmatched concentration. He was selected for the Indian cricket squad while pursuing his MBA. Apart from winning the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, he has also been named to the ICC Hall of Fame.

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Joe Root
(English International Cricketer and One of the Great Batsmen of the Modern Era)
Joe Root
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Birthdate: December 30, 1990
Birthplace: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Alastair Cook
(Former English Cricketer and the Youngest Player to Score 12000 Test Runs)
Alastair Cook
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Birthdate: December 25, 1984
Birthplace: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
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Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
(Former Captain of the Indian Cricket Team)
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
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Birthdate: January 5, 1941
Birthplace: Bhopal, India
Died: September 22, 2011

Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi was an Indian cricket player. Entrusted with the responsibility of captaining the Indian cricket team, at the age of 21, Pataudi went on to become one of the greatest Indian cricket captains of all time. Also known for his fielding abilities, he was described by many as the best fielder in the world during his playing career.

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Rohan Kanhai
(Guyanese Former Cricketer)
Rohan Kanhai
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Birthdate: December 26, 1935
Birthplace: Port Mourant, Guyana
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Colin Cowdrey
(English Cricketer Who Played for Kent County Cricket Club From 1950 to 1976)
Colin Cowdrey
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Birthdate: December 24, 1932
Birthplace: Ootacamund, Madras, India
Died: December 4, 2000
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Mohammad Nabi
(Afghan Cricketer and Former Captain)
Mohammad Nabi
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Birthdate: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: Logar, Afghanistan
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Shimron Hetmyer
(Guyanese Cricketer Who Plays as a Top Order Batsman)
Shimron Hetmyer
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Birthdate: December 26, 1996
Birthplace: East Berbice-Corentyne, Guyana

Shimron Hetmyer is a Guyanese professional cricket player who represents the West Indies cricket team in international cricket matches. One of the most popular and prominent members of the current West Indies cricket team, Hetmyer is renowned for his ability to strike the ball hard. He also plays in popular T20 tournaments around the world.

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David Boon
(Australian Cricket Match Referee, Former Commentator and International Cricketer)
David Boon
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Birthdate: December 29, 1960
Birthplace: Launceston, Australia
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Vinod Kambli
(Indian Former International Cricketer)
Vinod Kambli
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Birthdate: January 18, 1972
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Geoff Marsh
(Australian Former Cricket Batsman and Coach)
Geoff Marsh
5
Birthdate: December 31, 1958
Birthplace: Northam, Australia
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Asghar Stanikzai
(Former Afghan Cricketer and Former Captain of the Afghanistan National Cricket Team)
Asghar Stanikzai
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Birthdate: December 22, 1987
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Brad Hodge
(Australian Cricket Coach and Former Cricketer)
Brad Hodge
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Birthdate: December 29, 1974
Birthplace: Sandringham, Australia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Mohammad Shahzad
(Afghan Cricketer Who Plays as a Wicketkeeper)
Mohammad Shahzad
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Birthdate: January 10, 1988
Birthplace: Jalalabad, Afghanistan
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Richie Richardson
(West Indies Former International Cricketer)
Richie Richardson
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Birthdate: January 12, 1962
Birthplace: Five Islands Village, Antigua and Barbuda
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Marizanne Kapp
(South African International Cricketer)
Marizanne Kapp
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Birthdate: January 4, 1990
Birthplace: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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Kamran Akmal
(Pakistani Cricket Administrator, Coach and Former Cricketer)
Kamran Akmal
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Birthdate: January 13, 1982
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

Kamran Akmal is a Pakistani international cricketer. He plays for Pakistan as a right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper. He started his international career in 2002 and made a name for himself as a quick-scorer. He is a highly productive batsman and was a part of the Pakistan team that won the T20 World Cup in 2009. 

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Saqlain Mushtaq
(Pakistani Cricket Coach and Former International Cricketer)
Saqlain Mushtaq
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Birthdate: December 29, 1976
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

Once one if the best off-spinners in world cricket, Pakistani cricketer Saqlain Mushtaq introduced what is now known as the “doosra” form of delivery. He is also known for his decade-long association with the Pakistan International Airlines team. He also apparently invented the lesser-known “teesra” and “chotha” deliveries.

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Heather Knight
(English Cricket Batter)
Heather Knight
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Birthdate: December 26, 1990
Birthplace: Rochdale, England
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Clyde Walcott
(West Indian Cricketer)
Clyde Walcott
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Birthdate: January 17, 1926
Birthplace: Saint Michael, Barbados
Died: August 26, 2006
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Roelof van der Merwe
(Dutch-South African Professional Cricketer)
Roelof van der Merwe
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Birthdate: December 31, 1984
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
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Kirti Azad
(Indian Politician and Former Cricketer)
Kirti Azad
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Birthdate: January 2, 1959
Birthplace: Darbhanga, Bihar, India
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David Shepherd
(English Cricketer and One of the Cricket World’s Best-Known Umpires)
David Shepherd
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Birthdate: December 27, 1940
Birthplace: Bideford, Devon, England
Died: October 27, 2009
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Raman Lamba
(Indian Cricketer)
Raman Lamba
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Birthdate: January 2, 1960
Birthplace: Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: February 23, 1998
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Beth Mooney
(Cricket Wicket-keeper-batter)
Beth Mooney
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Birthdate: January 14, 1994
Birthplace: Shepparton, Australia
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Syed Kirmani
(Indian Cricketer Who Played as a Wicketkeeper)
Syed Kirmani
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Birthdate: December 29, 1949
Birthplace: Madras, Madras State, India
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Arthur Morris
(One of Australia’s Greatest Left-Handed Batsmen)
Arthur Morris
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Birthdate: January 19, 1922
Birthplace: Bondi, Australia
Died: August 22, 2015
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Rachael Haynes
(Australian Former International Cricketer Who has Won Six World Championships)
Rachael Haynes
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Birthdate: December 26, 1986
Birthplace: Carlton, Australia
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Megan Schutt
(Australian Cricket Fast-medium Bowler)
Megan Schutt
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Birthdate: January 15, 1993
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Chetan Sharma
(Cricketer)
Chetan Sharma
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Birthdate: January 3, 1966
Birthplace: Ludhiana, Punjab, India
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Johnson Charles
(Saint Lucian International Cricketer Who Plays as a Wicketkeeper-Batsman)
Johnson Charles
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Birthdate: January 14, 1989
Birthplace: Castries, St. Lucia
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Peter Barker Howard May
(English Cricketer)
Peter Barker Howard May
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Birthdate: December 31, 1929
Birthplace: Reading, England
Died: December 27, 1994
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Saurabh Tiwary
(Indian Cricketer Who Plays as a Left-Handed Batsman)
Saurabh Tiwary
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Birthdate: December 30, 1989
Birthplace: Jharkhand, India
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Obed McCoy
(Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Professional Cricketer)
Obed McCoy
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Birthdate: January 4, 1997
Birthplace: Saint Vincent
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Sana Mir
(First Pakistani Women Cricketer to Rank Number 1 in ICC ODI Bowler Ranking)
Sana Mir
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Birthdate: January 5, 1986
Birthplace: Abbottabad, Pakistan
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Wayne Daniel
(Barbados Cricketer Bowler)
Wayne Daniel
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Birthdate: January 16, 1956
Birthplace: Saint Philip, Barbados
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Clarrie Grimmett
(Australian Cricketer and One of the Finest Early Spin Bowlers)
Clarrie Grimmett
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Birthdate: December 25, 1891
Birthplace: Dunedin, New Zealand
Died: May 2, 1980
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Winston Benjamin
(Former Antiguan Cricketer)
Winston Benjamin
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Birthdate: December 31, 1964
Birthplace: All Saints, Antigua and Barbuda
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Rumesh Ratnayake
(Former Sri Lankan Cricketer Who Played in 23 Test Matches and 70 One Day Internationals)
Rumesh Ratnayake
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Birthdate: January 2, 1964
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Kesrick Williams
(Vincentian Cricketer)
Kesrick Williams
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Birthdate: January 17, 1990
Birthplace: Spring Village, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
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Ashley Nurse
(West Indian Cricketer All-rounder)
Ashley Nurse
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Birthdate: December 22, 1988
Birthplace: Christ Church, Barbados
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Manjot Kalra
(Cricketer)
Manjot Kalra
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Birthdate: January 15, 1999
Birthplace: New Delhi
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Abdul Hafeez Kardar
(Pakistani Cricketer and the First Captain of the Pakistan Cricket Team)
Abdul Hafeez Kardar
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Birthdate: January 17, 1925
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
Died: April 21, 1996

Regarded as the father figure of cricket in Pakistan, Abdul Hafeez Kardar was the first to captain a Test team in his country. A politician, too, he had also been a cabinet minister and had served as Pakistan's ambassador to Switzerland. He was known for his aversion to criticism, too.

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Roland Holder
(Barbadian Cricketer)
Roland Holder
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Birthdate: December 22, 1967
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
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Mudassar Bukhari
(Dutch Bowling All-Rounder Cricketer)
Mudassar Bukhari
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Birthdate: December 26, 1983
Birthplace: Pakistan
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Qiana Joseph
(Saint Lucian Cricketer)
Qiana Joseph
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Birthdate: January 1, 2001
Birthplace: Saint Lucia
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Rayon Griffith
(West Indian cricketer)
Rayon Griffith
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Birthdate: January 9, 1979
Birthplace: Den Amstel, Guyana
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Derick Parry
(Cricketer)
Derick Parry
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Birthdate: December 22, 1954
Birthplace: Cotton Ground, Saint Kitts and Nevis
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Christina Matthews
(Australian Former Cricket Wicket-keeper and Batter)
Christina Matthews
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Birthdate: December 26, 1959
Birthplace: Kew, Australia