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1968

The D'Oliveira Affair

Sep 13, 2008: A timeline of events which led to the cancellation of the 1968-69 England tour of South Africa

Martin Williamson

The D'Oliveira Affair

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

Nov 27, 1995: 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

1969: 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.

Michael Melford
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