Google pays tribute to John Wisden on his 187th birthday

John Wisden Google Doodle

Google celebrating the 187th birthday of John Wisden an English Cricketer. Google published a doodle to their homepage, featured John Wisden playing cricket.

John Wisden, born on September 5 1826, was an English cricketer who played 187 first-class cricket matches for three English county cricket teams, Kent,Middlesex and Sussex. He is now best known for launching the eponymous Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack in 1864, the year after he retired from first-class cricket.

John Wisden was said to be the best all-rounder of his days. People used to call him by the name “The Little Wonder”. Wisden died of cancer in 1884. He was 57.

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