DateLine: 6th November 2005
Orange Free State batsman Stefanus "Steve" Strydom has died on lymph cancer in Cape Town, South Africa on October 28, 2005
He was born on March 26, 1938 in Bloemfontein and played for the Orange Free State team between 1959-60 and 1068-69.
He was one of three brothers to play for OFS during that period - the others were Petyrus and William.
In 28 matches Strydom scored 1227 runs (ave 24.05) with a highest of 234 against Transvaal B in 1965-66 and this was his only century in first-class cricket.
He took five wickets at 58.00 with right-arm medium bowling.
He played rugby for Orange Free State and became a internationally renowned referee.
He blew the whistle in Test matches between Argentina and Australia in Beunos Aires in 1979 and Scotland and Itreland at Murrayfield in 1985, France and Wales in 1985, and France and New Zealand the next year.
(Article: Copyright © 2005 Peter Martin)
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