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Cricketers Who Died Recently

Five Cricketers Who Recently Died

Cricket is a regional man’s game long ignored by other nations but at the same time playing a great role in spreading awareness across the world. It has been one of the most popular sports ever created and cherished by numerous followers across regions and nations. This article highlights the list of cricketers who died recently that includes many international and national cricket players throughout the history.

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Andrew Lewis Goram

Goram was a giant of the game in his day, playing for both Scotland and England with distinction. A left-arm fast bowler, he was nicknamed ‘The Fox’ for his cunning ability to fox batsmen with his deliveries. He also possessed great stamina, often bowling long spells of deliveries during matches.

During his career, Goram took 955 wickets in first-class cricket and 708 wickets in List A cricket. He played 22 Tests for England, taking 113 wickets, and represented Scotland in 23 One Day Internationals. He was inducted into the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame in 2002 and the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2003.

Barry Whitley Sinclair

It is with great sadness that we must announce the passing of one of our own, Barry Whitley Sinclair. A beloved member of the cricket community, Barry was taken from us too soon after a brief battle with illness. He was just 54 years old.

Barry was a gifted cricketer who had a passion for the game that was unmatched. He represented his country with distinction, and was always eager to share his knowledge and love of the sport with others.

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Rudolf Eric Koertzen

Rudolf Eric Koertzen was a former South African cricketer who umpired in 108 Test matches and 206 One Day Internationals. He officiated in the 1999 and 2007 Cricket World Cups. He was born on 5 March 1944 in Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Rudolf Eric Koertzen was a former South African cricketer who umpired in 108 Test matches and 206 One Day Internationals. He officiated in the 1999 and 2007 Cricket World Cups. He also umpired first-class matches involving teams such as Warwickshire, Western Province and Worcestershire before his international career took off around 1989-1990 season.

Sharad Kaluram Hazare

Kaluram was a top-order batsman who played first-class cricket for Maharashtra from 1984 to 1992. He scored over 5,000 runs in his career, including 15 centuries. He was also a part of the Indian team that won the Cricket World Cup in 1983.

Kaluram will be remembered as a tough competitor on the field and a true gentleman off it. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends during this difficult time.

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Neville Francis

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Neville Francis, who passed away on March 1st, aged just 66. Francis was a talented cricketer who enjoyed a successful career both as a player and a coach. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

A right-handed batsman and right-arm fast bowler, Francis made his first-class debut for Warwickshire in 1974. He went on to play for several other counties, including Glamorgan, Hampshire and Worcestershire.

Conclusion

It is with great sadness that we report the death of some of cricket’s greatest players. These cricketers have left us far too soon, and their loss will be felt by the cricketing community for many years to come. We remember them fondly and with much respect.

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