Professor Andre Odendaal was educated at Queen's College in Queenstown, Eastern Cape and the University of Stellenbosch. He was graduated with a Ph.D. from Cambridge University, England. A world traveler, he has visited around 40 countries, including 20 African states, and has extensive contacts with cultural and heritage institutions and representatives. Odendaal’s recent book, "The Story of an African Game," is the first to cover in detail the history and experience of black African cricketers in South Africa. Odendaal was the only white first-class cricketer to play with black cricketers during the apartheid era in South Africa. He's now the Chairperson of the Transformation Committee of the United Cricket Board of South Africa.
- 'Dolly' a Cricketing Icon - Driven from South Africa in the 1960's by apartheid, Basil D'Oliveira went on to represent England with aplomb. He became an icon for black South Africans - and also the eye of a political storm when Prime Minister John Vorster blocked his bid to tour his homeland with the MCC...Read more