Condolences to family & friends of Heath Streak, Zimbabwean cricketer who sadly passed away.

By | September 3, 2023



Death – Obituary News : Zimbabwean cricketer Heath Streak has passed away, according to a statement by Durham Cricket. Streak, who bowled the first ball in Test cricket at Chester le Street in 2003, received condolences from the cricket community. Further details regarding his death were not provided.


Durham Cricket is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Zimbabwean cricketer Heath Streak, who tragically departed from this world. Our thoughts and condolences go out to his family and friends during this difficult time.

Heath Streak will forever be remembered for his remarkable contribution to the sport of cricket. In 2003, he etched his name in history by bowling the first ball in Test cricket at Chester le Street, a moment that will forever be cherished by cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

Born on March 16, 1974, in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, Streak exhibited an innate passion for cricket from a young age. He made his international debut in 1993, representing Zimbabwe in both Test and One Day International (ODI) matches. Throughout his illustrious career, Streak showcased exceptional skills as a fast bowler and proved to be a formidable opponent for many renowned batsmen.

Streak’s remarkable achievements extended beyond the cricket pitch. He served as the captain of the Zimbabwean national team and played a pivotal role in leading his side to numerous victories. Streak was widely respected for his sportsmanship and dedication to the game, serving as an inspiration to aspiring cricketers around the world.

His legacy will be forever etched in the annals of cricket history, and his contributions to the sport will continue to inspire future generations. Streak’s untimely departure leaves a void in the cricketing world, and his presence will be sorely missed.

Durham Cricket stands in solidarity with the cricketing community and mourns the loss of this extraordinary individual. May his soul rest in eternal peace, and his memory remain forever alive in the hearts of cricket fans worldwide..