The Death of Hansie Cronje On June 1, 2001, Hansie Cronje, a famous South African cricketer, was flying home but as the aircraft approached the airport, the pilots lost visibility and the plane crashed into the mountains. The force of Cronje's personality meant he and the Proteas became intertwined in my mind; perhaps my enduring respect for Cronje is just a misplaced love of a team that never gave up and could seemingly win from anywhere a trait well in evidence over that summer, the engine room of my affection.
But not in the finals. Finally, the spirit of sportsmanship demands cheerfulness even in the face of a defeat. When two players play a tennis match, the loser does not cherish any grudge against the winner.
In fact the loser congratulates his opponent on Denmark went on to lose the match, 10, but the sportsmanship spirit shown by Wieghorst, Danish coach, Olsen and the entire team of Denmark not only won the hearts of all the spectators present in the stadium but also the hearts of the millions of football fans across the globe.
Sep 05, 2017 Its a AK CRICKET video. Has there been any better example of sportsmanship. When his Captain Hansie Cronje someone he adored and looked upto asked him to play badly to underperform in a cricket match in the fifth oneday international against India in Nagpur on March 19, 2000, if he was interested in pocketing 15, 000 he was shell shocked!
Stunned. Startled. Hansie cronje Voted the eleventh greatest player to have ever donned the prestigious green and white jersey. Wessel Johannes Cronje or more commonly known as Hansie had the world at his feet after being elected the youngest ever proteas captain. Frans Cronje, a cousin, said the weather was bad as the plane tried to land at George around 6: 45 am (10.
15 IST) and that the pilot had apparently decided to go round again. South African cricket captain Shaun Pollock left the field of an English county cricket match in shock this afternoon after hearing that Cronje had been killed, his wife Trish However Hansie Cronjes admission that be took money from a bookie has rocked crickets foundations and changed the way this game is viewed.
Like a virus betting and matchfixing have seeped into crickets bloodstream to the point where the essence of cricket has been shattered. This is in stark contrast to investigations into matchfixing in 2000 where the central figure was the former South African captain, Hansie Cronje. Cricketers from various countries were alleged to have been involved, including a former captain of the Indian team who is now a member of the Indian Parliament.