JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa pays tribute to the fallen hero Michael Doman who was 57 of age, Doman passed on this past Sunday night after a short-term illness.
He represented Western Province and Transvaalin the Howa Bowl first-class competition as a middle-order batsman in 14 matches between 1977 and 1983 before his career was cut short by an injury.
During that time, he was part of the Western Province Cricket Board team that was the totally dominant force in the South African Cricket Board competitions.
Doman later joined a team of specialist cricket writers for Cape Argus before being a Sports Editor and he was also the Cape Sports Co-ordinator for the Independent Newspaper at the time of passing.
“Michael made a big contribution to cricket, first as a player and later as a journalist,” commented CSA Chief Executive Thabang Moroe. “He was a true professional whose writings were highly respected by both players and administrators.
“On behalf of the CSA Family, I extend our deepest sympathy to his family, his friends and his many colleagues in the cricketing and media world.”