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Denis Streak

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Role  Cricket Player
Name  Denis Streak

National side  Zimbabwean
Last test  1996

Batting style  Right-handed batsman
Bowling style  Right-arm fast-medium

Denis Hilton Streak (born 21 June 1949 in Bulawayo) is a former Zimbabwean first-class cricketer and the father of Test player Heath Streak. Apart from playing cricket he also represented Zimbabwe at lawn bowls.

He debuted for Rhodesia during the 1976-77 Currie Cup and toured England in 1985. Streak played domestic cricket with Matabeleland and was 46 when he finally retired. He finished by playing in a Logan Cup final win, in the same side at his son. After retiring he was briefly a Zimbabwean selector.

Streak's farm was seized in 2001 under a land reform policy and after protesting he ended up imprisoned for a short time.

References

Denis Streak Wikipedia


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