After his demise, Heath Streak’s spouse, Nadine, took to social media to write down a heartfelt message in reminiscence of her husband.
“Within the early hours of this morning, Sunday, September third, 2023, the best love of my life and the daddy of my stunning kids, was carried to be with the angels from his dwelling, the place he wished to spend his final days surrounded by his household and closest family members. He was lined in love and peace and didn’t stroll off the park alone. Our souls are joined for eternity, Streaky. Until I maintain you once more,” Nadine Streak wrote on Fb.
Former Zimbabwean quick bowler Henry Olonga additionally took to X (previously referred to as as Twitter) and wrote: “RIP. Streaky”.
Streak performed 65 Checks and 189 ODIs for his nation between 1993 and 2005 and claimed greater than 450 worldwide wickets.
Streak, who was the primary Zimbabwean bowler to take 100 wickets in ODIs, was identified for his spectacular all-round expertise as a fast-medium bowler and a reliable lower-order batsman.
He was additionally the primary cricketer from his nation to succeed in 100 wickets in each Check and ODI codecs.
After retiring as a participant, Streak took up teaching and was concerned with varied groups and franchises. He labored as a bowling coach for Bangladesh’s nationwide cricket staff and later took up the function of head coach for the staff.
Nevertheless, his teaching profession took an unlucky flip when he was banned from all cricket-related actions for eight years in 2021 by the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) for his involvement in corrupt practices.