Former Zimbabwe cricket captain Heath Streak passes away at the age of 49
Former Zimbabwe cricket captain Heath Streak passed away at the age of 49 due to colon and liver cancer on 3rd September 2023.
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Heath Streak is known for his skills as a fast bowler.
Zimbabwe's all-time leading wicket-taker in Test cricket with 216 wickets at an average of 28.14.
Scored 1,990 runs in Test matches at an average of 22.35.
In ODIs, Streak took 239 wickets at 29.82 and scored 2,943 runs at 28.29.
Represented Zimbabwe in 65 Tests and 189 ODIs from 1993 to 2005.
Streak established the Heath Streak Academy in 2014 to support cricket development in Zimbabwe.
It is officially known as the Republic of Zimbabwe, located in Southern Africa.
It is a landlocked country, situated between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers.
Zimbabwe is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the north, and Mozambique to the east.
Capital and largest city - Harare
President - Emmerson Mnangagwa
Vice-President - Constantino Chiwenga
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