For Heath Streak, former Zimbabwe cricket captain, life ended in mid-passage – at the age of 49. Of course, that’s not exactly an age when anyone would want to die, but life happens and man has to embrace the reality.
That is exactly the case of the former cricket captain. His wife, Nadine, confirmed his death in a post on social media. According to reports, Heath had been down with colon and liver cancer and was being treated for the same in South Africa when he died.
The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) also confirmed the retired cricket ace’s death in a statement, noting that he died on Sunday. The body also expressed its condolence to the family and friends of the deceased, as well as the cricket family.
Before he retired from Cricket, Heath played almost 100 Tests/ By the time he left active cricket in 2005, he had already made a name for himself as an important force in the game. Four years after his retirement, in 2009, he was appointed bowling coach for Zimbabwe.
Since the news of his death broke, it has been raining condolence from those close to him, as well as his fans and associates. Details of his burial will be out shortly.