Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Mon 04 Mar 2024 New Zealand cricket legend Sir Richard Hadlee turns 70 New Zealand legend Sir Richard John Hadlee turns 70 today. He is widely regarded as the greatest cricketer to have represented his country and one of the finest fast bowlers to have ever graced the game. Hadlee made his international debut in 1973 and retired in 1990 after an illustrious career. Meet the bowlers with 400 plus Test wickets Dale Steyn became the 13th bowler in Test history to claim 400 wickets, during the opening day of the Mirpur Test on Thursday. Playing in his 80th Test, the South African speedster now has 402 wickets July 3: Two birthdays, two classic knocks July 3 is quite a historic day in cricket history, for it marks the birthday of two big names in the sport – one of who went on to become a true legend of the sport and another who fell just short of achieving greatness.