Full name Gerhardus Barend Brits
Born July 10, 1926, East London, Cape Province
Died April 6, 2000, Southernwood, East London (aged 73 years 271 days)
Major teams Border
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm medium
Height 1.93 m
|First-class span||1950/51 - 1950/51|
Lofty Brits played in Border's last two Currie Cup matches in 1950-51. he also represented Border in basketball - he was 1.93m tall - and football, as a goalkeeper. An ambidextrous squash player, he played for Border as a veteran.
Haseeb Hameed's tour has been ended prematurely by injury but he has already made a lasting impression on team-mates and opponents
The current Ranji season is proving to be a breakout one for Delhi's Rishabh Pant, who is aiming to make it big for his mentor, Tarak Sinha
The hosts' little victories in the last half-hour have proven to be a big deal in the Test series against England
India have had a good two years in Test cricket. A lot of that comes down to having a squad that offers options, and a captain who knows how to maximise his players' threat
England and India have a long history of animosity, and this series is proving as feisty as many that have preceded it
Barbados is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its independence. Is this selection of Bajan players from over the years better than most Test teams?
Also: the longest winning streaks in ODIs, New Zealand's overseas players, and the highest partnership by Nos. 10 and 11