Ex-Titan's stalwart passes away

2015-09-17 20:43
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Cape Town  - The Northerns Titans Cricket Union (NCU) yesterday mourned the death of one of their beloved sons, Peter Barrable, a former right-hand batsman, captain and president of the NCU, who passed away at the age of 72.

Barrable represented Northern Transvaal in 16 matches. The attacking, big-hitting batsman compiled 626 runs at an average of 22.35.

He wore the captain’s armband for Northern Transvaal and also presided over the Union in the same year (1973). He was the skipper from 1972 to 1974, said Vincent Sinovich, also a former president of Northerns.

“On behalf of the Northerns Cricket Union family I extend our deepest condolences to his family, his friends and his cricketing colleagues,” commented The Unlimited Titans chief executive officer, Jacques Faul.

“Not many cricketers possess the skill and leadership qualities to represent the union as batsman, while also being given the captaincy role and simultaneously serve as president. Barrable had the skills and knowledge to lead in the board room and on the field and we are grateful for his legacy to the NCU.

Mr Barrable played over an extended period from 1964 to 1974/75 and his contribution to the growth of Northerns will not be forgotten,” Faul added.

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