Cricket South Africa mourned the passing of Kelly Seymour in Cape Town on Sunday.
Seymour was a right-arm off-spinner who first came to prominence while studying medicine at the University of Cape Town, and represented SA Universities in the tour match against New Zealand in the 1961-62 season.
He took 12 wickets in the match, including what turned out to be his career-best figures of 7-80 in the first innings.
He became a regular choice for Western Province, and played seven Test matches against Australia and England, finishing his career with 111 first-class wickets.
CSA extended their condolences after the spinner’s death on 17 February at the age of 82.
‘On behalf of the CSA family I extend our deepest condolences to his family, his friends and his many cricketing colleagues,’ commented CSA chief executive Thabang Moroe.
Condolences to from the SA Cricket magazine team to Seymour’s family and friends.
Photo: Bruce Seymour (@hongkongpaddler)/Instagram