Hansie Cronje

 

 

Age: 32

 

Summary: South African cricket captain who was the unlikely conspirator in a match-fixing scandal that rocked international cricket in 2000, where he admitted to accepting bribes in exchange for playing badly and asking teammates to do the same in matches, but denied ever "fixing" a match, then was later banned for life from the sport by the South Africa's United Cricket Board in October 2000.

 

 

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

 

Born: September 25, 1969

 

Died: June 1, 2002

 

Location: George, South Africa