Hansie Cronje: The Heady Days
Wessel Johannes Cronje, popularly known as Hansie Cronje, was born on September 25, 1969 at Bloemfontein, Orange Free State in South Africa. Cronje was not only a good all-rounder but also an inspirational leader, who captained South Africa in 53 Tests (Won 27, Lost 11) and 138 one-day internationals (Won 99, Tie 1) between 1994 and 2000.
Cronje’s legacy as a player and leader, were though irrepairably damaged, when in 2000, he finally admitted that he took bribes from bookmakers to provide information and fix matches. His admission of guilt shook cricket to its core as subsequent disclosures of the murky corruption in cricket were laid bare. This though didn’t adversely affect Cronje’s standing in his homeland as he was voted the 11th greatest South African in 2004.
But, just as Cronje was preparing for life away from cricket, the former South Africa captain was killed in a plane crash on on June 1, 2002.
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