How the Hansie Cronje scandal rocked cricket

Published on April 11, 2020 - Duration: 02:19s

How the Hansie Cronje scandal rocked cricket

Hansie Cronje was a beloved figure in South African cricket at the turn of the century but, just four months later, his reputation was irredeemably shattered because of his role in the match-fixing scandal.

On April 11, 2000, Cronje was sacked as Proteas captain during one of cricketโ€™s most shameful episodes in a saga which rumbled on for months afterwards as the magnitude of the playerโ€™s misdemeanours were exposed.


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