Prominent Rhodesian (now Zimbabwe) wicketkeeper and batsman Howard Bruce Gardiner (late) was born

03 January 1944   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 1944, prominent Rhodesian (now Zimbabwe) wicketkeeper and batsman Howard Bruce Gardiner (late) was born in Bulawayo. In a match for a Matabeleland Invitation XI in Bulawayo he scored 86 in 58 minutes which included five sixes and ten fours which made him a famous player. In June 2018, he died in South Africa after a long suffering with cancer for 18 years.



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January 9, 2022 3:48 pm

[…] On this day in 2018, Former Zimbabwean first-class cricketer Howard Arthur Bruce Gardiner died in South Africa after a long battle with leukemia. Gardiner was born on 3 January 1944 in Bulawayo. […]