Clive Rice enjoying VIP treatment

2015-03-07 14:07
Clive Rice (Gallo Images)

Mumbai - Former South African captain Clive Rice had his last round of robotic radiation treatment for his cancer-related brain tumour at Bangalore’s Health Care Global Hospital on Friday.

According to the Lahore Times website, the 65-year-old ex-all rounder may be allowed to return to South Africa early next week.

“Rice has been responding well to the treatment. His morale is very high," Dr PS Sridhar, the specialist in such ‘CyberKnife’ treatment, confirmed.

Rice has been enjoying VIP hospitality in India.

“Everyone here in the hospital and hotel is helping us in every possible manner and my husband is well looked after,” Rice’s wife, Susan, said.

Rice collapsed at his home last weekend before a game of golf.

Rice's career coincided directly with South Africa's sporting isolation, and his international experience was limited to his post-prime days.

He played three One Day Internationals for South Africa following the country's return from sporting isolation - against India in 1991.

Mere months later he was controversially left out of the squads for the one-off Test against the West Indies and the 1992 Cricket World Cup.

Read more on:    clive rice  |  cricket

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Under fire Proteas coach Russell Domingo has blamed player workloads and fatigue as the reason for the national team's woeful showing in the Tri Series in the Caribbean. Your thoughts?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.