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Famous/Notable Cricketers

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  • George Wright (1847 - 1937)
    Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born in Yonkers, New York, he was a shortstop on baseball's first openly all-professional team, the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings, when he hit 49 home runs ...
  • Samuel Wright, Sr. (1812 - 1877)
    . Samuel Wright Sr. (22 May 1812 - 19 December 1877), known generally as Samuel Wright or Sam Wright, was an English-American cricketer and father of two baseball Hall-of-famers, Harry Wright and G...
  • Nelson Z. Graves Jr. (1880 - 1918)
    Nelson Zwinglius Graves (August 10, 1880 – March 31, 1918) was an American cricketer, active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Graves was one of the Philadelphian cricketers that played from...
  • John Wilfred (Wilfred) Findlay (1891 - 1951)
    John Wilfred Findlay (27 November 1891 – 1 June 1951) was a New Zealand cricketer, soldier and businessman.
  • Sir Neville Lubbock (1839 - 1914)
    Sir Nevile Lubbock KCMG (31 March 1839 – 12 September 1914) was President of the West India Committee and an English first-class cricketer active 1858–60 who played for Kent. He was born in Pimlico; di...

Scope of Project

Famous/Notable Cricketers from around the world.

Books

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"100 Great Westindian Test Cricketers, " by Bridgette Lawrence with Reg Scarlett.

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Countries and Governing Body

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  • Australia -- Cricket Australia
  • Bangladesh -- Bangladesh Cricket Board
  • England (and Wales) -- England and Wales Cricket Board
  • India -- Board of Control for Cricket in India
  • New Zealand -- New Zealand Cricket
  • Pakistan -- Pakistan Cricket Board
  • South Africa -- Cricket South Africa
  • Sri Lanka -- Sri Lanka Cricket
  • West Indies -- West Indies Cricket Board
  • Zimbabwe -- Zimbabwe Cricket Union

Top Associate/Affiliate Members and Governing body

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  • Afghanistan -- Afghanistan Cricket Board
  • Canada -- Cricket Canada
  • Ireland -- Cricket Ireland
  • Kenya -- Cricket Kenya
  • Netherlands -- Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond
  • Scotland -- Cricket Scotland

Notables by Country

Links to Wikipedia pages

Courtney Walsh - West Indies

Maurice Foster - West Indies

Lawrence Rowe - West Indies

Ricardo Powell - West Indies

Daren Powell - West Indies

Garfield Sobers - West Indies

Ellis Achong - West Indies

Imran Khan - Pakistan See Geni Profile

Ian Botham - England

Denis Compton - England

Graham Hick - Zimbabwean born; Enland

Allan Lamb South African born; South Africa; England

Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff - England

Tony Greig -South African born; England

Sir Leonard Hutton England

Mark Ramprakash - England

Duncan Fletcher - Zimbabwe

Henry Olonga - Born in Zambia; Zimbabwe

Andy Flower - Born in South Africa; Zimbabwe; English Coach

Kepler Wessels - South African born. South Africa; Australia

Donald Bradman - Australia

Richard (Richie) Benaud - Australia

Greg Chappell - Australia

Ian Chappell - Australia

Adam Gilchrist - Australia

Bill Lawry - Australia

Charlie Macartney - Australia

Ricky Ponting - Australia

Shane Warne - Australia

Mark Waugh - Australia

Steve Waugh - Australia

Sachin Tendulkar - India

Heath Streak - Zimbabwe

Early English Cricketers

Johnny Briggs (3 Oct 1862 - 11 Jan 1902)

Michael Falcon (21 Jul 1888-27 Feb 1976)

Charles Burgess Fry 925 Apr 1872- 7 Sep 1956)

William Gilbert Grace (18 Jul 1848 - 23 Oct 1915) See Geni Profile

Martin Bladen Hawke, 7th Baron Hawke of Towton (16 Aug 1860 - 10 Oct 1938) See Geni Profile

Hesketh Vernon Hesketh-Prichard (17 Nov 1876 - 14 Jun 1922)

George Hirst (7 Sep 1871 - 10 May 1954)

Jack Hobbs (16 Dec 1882 - 21 Dec 1963)

Sir Alan Geoffrey Hotham (3 Oct 1876-10 Jul 1965)

Gilbert Jessop (19 May 1874 - 11 May 1955)

Wilfred Rhodes (29 Oct 1877 - 8 Jul 1973)

William Rhodes (4 Mar 1883 - 5 Aug 1941)

Harry Riley ( 17 Aug 1875 - 6 Nov 1922)

Ernest Tyldesley (5 Feb 1889 - 5 May 1962)

Frank Woolley (27 May 1887 - 18 Oct 1978)