Former Zimbabwe national team captain Heath Streak has passed away in his 49th year of life

In the early morning hours of Sunday, September 3, 2023, the greatest love of my life and father of my beautiful children was moved to Angels from his home where he wanted to spend his final days surrounded by family and those closest to him, Nandine Strick wrote.

He was showered with love and peace and never left the Park alone.

Our souls are joined forever, Stripe. Until I embrace you again.

Streak played 65 Tests and 189 ODIs for Zimbabwe between 1993 and 2005.He accounted for 216 wickets in Tests and 239 in ODIs.

Streak captained the Zimbabwe national team between 2000 and 2004. In 68 ODI matches as captain, he led Zimbabwe to victory in 18 matches, lost 47 and ended three matches goalless. In 21 Tests, Streak has led Zimbabwe to four wins, 11 losses and six draws.

Heath Streak became the first Zimbabwean cricketer to account for 100 wickets in Tests and ODIs. He is also the only Zimbabwean cricketer to take 100 Test wickets and score 1000 Test wins. Streak also became the only cricketer from his country to score 2000 runs and take 200 wickets in ODIs.

After retirement, he coached several international teams like Zimbabwe and Bangladesh. He also worked with the Indian Premier League team Kolkata Knight Riders.

In 2021, the Indian Cricket Federation imposed an eight-year ban on him for any activity related to the

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