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Famous/Notable Cricketers

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  • By George Beldam - [1], Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=68665344
    Dr. W.G. Grace (1848 - 1915)
    William Gilbert (W. G.) Grace towered over other players, both physically and on the scoresheet. His first-class cricket career spanned 44 seasons, from 1865 until 1908. He is pictured here playing in ...
  • Rt Hon Alfred Lyttelton, MP (1857 - 1913)
    Alfred Lyttelton QC (7 February 1857 – 5 July 1913) was a British politician and sportsman who excelled at both football and cricket. During his time at university he participated in Varsity Matches in...
  • Graham Doggart (1897 - 1963)
    Alexander Graham Doggart, JP (2 June 1897 – 7 June 1963) was an English administrator, first-class cricketer, footballer and magistrate. Doggart was born in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. He was e...
  • Hubert Doggart (1925 - 2018)
    George Hubert Graham Doggart, OBE (18 July 1925 – 16 February 2018) was an English sports administrator, first-class cricketer and schoolmaster. Background Doggart was born into a sporting family...
  • Brigadier Edward Stephen Bruce Williams CBE (1892 - 1977)
    ) Brigadier Edward Stephen Bruce Williams CBE (2 November 1892 – 20 January 1977) was a distinguished British Army officer whose career spanned 35 years. He also an English cricketer. Williams was a ...

Scope of Project

Famous/Notable Cricketers from around the world.

Books

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

Links

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Countries and Governing Body

  • 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

  • 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)