July birth of India's most successful captain. Under Sourav Ganguly, the Indian cricket team started winning Test matches abroad consistently, something it hadn't managed to do for the first 60 odd years of its time as a Test playing nation.
Ellyse Perry has represented Australia in both the cricket and soccer World Cups. Oh, and she's also the youngest person to ever play cricket for Australia.
209-Robert Baddeley Simpson played 62 Tests from 1957. He captained the team from 1963–64 until 1967–68. After 10 years in retirement, he returned at age 41 to captain Australia in 1977-78 during the era of World Series Cricket. He was a right-handed batsman and semi-regular leg spin bowler. In 1986 he was appointed coach of the team, a position he held until 1996. He made 4869 Test runs at 46.81.