Former South African Test player and legendary fielder Colin Blind passed away last Saturday. He was 80 years old. Bland, Cologne was suffering from cancer. Blind has played 21 Tests between 1961 and 1966 for South Africa. According to the website ESPNcricinfo’s report, Blind has played first-class cricket for Rhodesia. He played Test matches against New Zealand in 1961. He played 98 runs in this match. After this innings, he was included in the Test team of South Africa.
That year he played all five Test matches against New Zealand. He was known for his great fielding. In 1966-67, he was with the team in the win against Australia. He played only the first Test match in this series, in which he was hurt by his knee. This injury had ended his international career.After that, he continued to play for Rhodia and later he was also the coach of the team.
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