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Former South Africa Test cricketer du Preez passes away

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Former South Africa Test cricketer and Zimbabwe selector John Harcourt du Preez passed away at 77 after prolonged illness. Preez, known as Jackie, died on Wednesday in Harare, Zimbabwe. He had a heart condition for years. He was one of the many Zimbabwe cricketers to play for South Africa during his country’s pre-independence days. He represented South Africa in 2 Test matches against Australia in 1966-67 season.