Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) has heard with sadness of the passing of veteran administrator Frank Brache after a long illness.
was involved in cricket administration virtually all his life
culminating in his election to the United Cricket Board of South
Africa's first Board in 1991.
to unity he started his administrative career with the Western Province
Cricket Board when attempts were made to organise a West Indies tour of
South Africa to play against a Basil d'Oliveira-led SACBOC XI in 1959.
unity he remained heavily involved in the organisation and
administration of Western Province Cricket. As the brother-in-law of
Basil, he also served as a spokesperson
for the D'Oliveira family.
gave a lifetime of service to cricket in various capacities," commented
CSA President Chris Nenzani.
"He was very much involved in the unity
process when he
served on the inaugural Board of the United Cricket Board of South
Africa following the conclusion of the unity of all cricketers under one
South Africa extends its deepest condolences to his family, cricketing
colleagues and friends on behalf of the CSA Family," commented CSA acting chief executive,