Remembering Hansie Cronje: A tribute to cricketers who died young

01-Jun-2017

Hansie Cronje: The former South African skipper, who fell from grace during the 2000 match-fixing scandal, died a couple of years later. The flight he was traveling in crashed into the Outeniqua Mountains northeast of George airport. Cronje and the pilots were killed on the spot. Pic/ Getty Images

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ABOUT THE GALLERY

On this day in 2002, South African cricketer Hansie Cronje passed away in a plane crash at age 32. We take a look at some cricketers who met with untimely deaths