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CRICKET-OBIT-BLAND: Former SA fielding legend Colin Bland dies

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CRICKET-OBIT-BLAND: Former SA fielding legend Colin Bland dies

ANA Sports ReporterJOHANNESBURG, April 16 (ANA) – Former South Africa cricketer Colin Bland died, aged 80, on Saturday in London, England.
Born in Bulawayo in 1938, Bland played 21 Tests for South Africa between 1961 and 1966. Bland had been battling colon cancer for several years before he succumbed to the illness over the weekend, just over a week after his 80th birthday.
Bland was best known for his fielding, but st ...

 

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