Former South African cricketer and Zimbabwean selector John Harcourt du Preez died on the age of 77 after a protracted sickness. Cricket South Africa (CSA) stated in a press launch that du Preez who was popularly often known as Jackie.
John Harcourt du Preez died in Harare on Wednesday. He had been fighting coronary heart illness for a while. He was among the many Zimbabwean gamers who performed for South Africa earlier than independence.
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CSA Executive Chief Officer Jacques Fall stated, "On behalf of the CSA family, I express my condolences to his family, friends and cricket colleagues." <! –
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In the ultimate years he was on the nationwide choice committee of Zimbabwe.