Sydney: Australia's most prominent cricket fan, Prime Minister John Howard, said on Sunday he was sorry to hear of the death of former South African cricket captain Hansie Cronje.
"It's a very sad end at a very young age and I am very sorry about it," Howard told the 'ABC' television. "He was a great cricketer and he was a very successful South African captain. You can't of course forget the scandal but it's a very tragic life and I feel for his family and I feel for South African cricket."
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