A fitting Tribute To Hein


BCEW Yesterday sent out the following press release explaining how we as an organisation are going to remember Heindrich Swanepoel who sadly died at the end of last year.

World’s Oldest Blind Cricket Competition Renamed In Honour Of Legendary Player

The world’s longest running blind cricket competition has been renamed in honour of arguably the game’s greatest ever player.

The competition, in its 35th year, will now be known as the British Blind Sport Primary Club Heindrich Swanepoel Memorial Cup.

The change in the competition name will take place immediately, with the first round of the newly named tournament starting on Saturday 4th May with the final taking place at a yet to be confirmed venue on Saturday 10th August.

 Who was Heindrich Swanepoel?Hein wearing a sombrero and playing a drum

Heindrich was the most successful blind cricketer of all time, in over 20 years playing for London Metro Heindrich won the BBS Cup 10…

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