Johannesburg: Former England all-rounder Ian Botham told Sky Sports, "It's very bad news. But people will forget the good things he did and he'll be remembered for the wrong reasons.
"This will be a tough time for his family." Cronje, who was captain of the national team, was forced out of the side in an international cricket bribery scandal in 2000.
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