Timeline History

Cricket History Timeline 1961 - 1970



Year Important events in Cricket Cricket Series Important tournaments Indian captains Indian records in internationals World records Indian domestic records Indian domestic tournament winners Player news player deaths births
1961 Nari Contractor
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
9th wicket test partnership : 149 runs by RB Desai & PG Joshi vs Pakistan Ranji Trophy : Mumbai

Irani Trophy : Not Played

Duleep Trophy : West Zone
1962       Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Ranji Trophy : Mumbai

Irani Trophy : Bombay

Duleep Trophy : West Zone
Cricket Player Raises His Cap as He Retires from the Pitch
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1963 Distinction between amateur and professional cricketers abolished in English cricket.
The first major one-day tournament begins in England: the Gillette Cup.
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Ranji Trophy : Mumbai

Irani Trophy : Bombay

Duleep Trophy : West Zone / South Zone (joint)
Birth of Mohd. Azharuddin
1964   Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Ranji Trophy : Mumbai

Irani Trophy : Not Played

Duleep Trophy : West Zone
1965   Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Ranji Trophy : Mumbai

Irani Trophy : Bombay and Rest of India

Duleep Trophy : South Zone
1966     Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Ranji Trophy : Mumbai

Irani Trophy : Rest of India

Duleep Trophy : South Zone
Test Cricket debut of Bishen Singh Bedi, India v WI Calcutta Birth of Wasim Akram (Jun 3)


Wasim Akram is the only all rounder to have taken over 300 wickets and 3000 runs in ODI's

1967   Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Ranji Trophy : Mumbai

Irani Trophy : Bombay

Duleep Trophy : South Zone
1968   Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Ranji Trophy : Mumbai

Irani Trophy : Rest of India

Duleep Trophy : West Zone
1969 Limited-over Sunday league inaugurated for first-class counties.
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Ranji Trophy : Mumbai

Irani Trophy : Bombay

Duleep Trophy : West Zone
Gundappa Viswanath scores 137 on Test Cricket debut v Australia Kanpur Birth of Brian Lara

Birth of Sanath Jayasuriya (June 30)

Birth of Shane Warne (Sept 13)
1970 South Africa excluded from international cricket because of their government's apartheid policies. Proposed South African tour of England cancelled Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Ranji Trophy : Mumbai

Irani Trophy : Bombay

Duleep Trophy : South Zone
Year Important events in Cricket Cricket Series Important tournaments Indian captains Indian records in internationals World records Indian domestic records Indian domestic tournament winners Player news player deaths births


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