England tour of South Africa 1968/69


The D'Oliveira Affair

A timeline of events which led to the cancellation of the 1968-69 England tour of South Africa

The D'Oliveira Affair

'I never thought they`d do that to you, Bas'

Basil D'Oliveira recalls being left out of the 1968-69 side to tour South Africa ... and the storm which followed

Cancellation of South African tour, 1969

The D'Oliveira case

The bitterness engendered by the sequence of events leading up to the cancellation of M.C.C.'s proposed tour of South Africa only six weeks before the scheduled starting date made a sad end to the 1968 English season.


England tour of South Africa, Nov 1968 - Mar 1969

Tour Fixtures Tour Results
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