Louis Vorster

Cricket Player

1966 – 2012

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Who was Louis Vorster?

Louis Vorster was a South African-Namibian cricketer. He was a left-handed batsman and a right-arm off-break bowler. He was born in Potchefstroom.

Vorster made his cricketing debut for Albatross cricket club on 1 July 1983, in a victory against the Sussex Second XI at Glynde. Vorster scored a duck in this first innings though the team were to create a victory with just one over to spare.

Vorster's first-class debut came in the 1985/86 Castle Bowl tournament, playing for Transvaal B against Eastern Province, and played in the Castle Currie Cup in the 1986/87 season. He became part of a South African invitation XI who played against an Australian XI in a South African tour of 1986/87, and, during the 1987 and 1988 English cricket seasons, played occasional games for the Warwickshire Second XI.

Playing for Transvaal until 1990, Vorster played for Northern Transvaal from this season onwards, in the B&H Series and the Castle Currie Cup, in its various guises.

Vorster continued to play for Northern Transvaal until the 1995/96 B&H Series, following which he moved to North West. Vorster played in the competition for North West until the 1998/99 season.

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Born
Nov 2, 1966
Potchefstroom
Nationality
  • South Africa
Died
Apr 17, 2012
Pretoria

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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