Former Zimbabwe Coach Kevin Curran Dies Aged 53

Former Zimbabwe Coach Kevin Curran Dies Aged 53

Tags: Zimbabwe, Kevin Malcolm Curran

Published on: Oct 10, 2012

Former Zimbabwe all-rounder and coach Kevin Curran has died at the age of 53 in Mutare.

Former Zimbabwe all-rounder and coach Kevin Curran has died at the age of 53 in Mutare.

Full name: Kevin Malcolm Curran
Born: September 7, 1959, Rusape, Manicaland
Major teams: Zimbabwe, Boland, Gloucestershire, Natal, Northamptonshire
Batting style: Right-hand bat
Bowling style: Right-arm fast-medium
Nick name: KC
Height: 6 ft 2 in

Curran represented Zimbabwe in 11 One-Day Internationals between 1983 and 1988, also coaching the team between 2005 and 2007.

He was also in charge of the Zimbabwe Academy and the Mashonaland Eagles before his death. The Eagles' next two matches have been postponed as a mark of respect.

He retired in 1999, coaching Namibia before taking on the Zimbabwe job.

In 324 first-class matches during his career, he scored 15,740 runs including 25 centuries. He played 407 one-day games, scoring 9,194 runs.

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