Norman Arendse      

Full name Norman Martin Arendse

Born October 25, 1957, Wynberg, Cape Town

Current age 56 years 274 days

Major teams Western Province (SACB)

Education University College London; University of Cape Town

Norman Martin Arendse
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 2 4 0 6 3 1.50 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 2 2 30 15 0 - - - 3.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1977-1982
Profile

At 16, Arendse, then a dashing top order batsman, became the youngest player to represent Western Province. He was the same age when he began to study law at the University of Cape Town. In time he evolved into a crafty off-spinner who could provide gritty resistance down the order. But there would be no such lowering of standards in his professional life, where he became a prominent advocate and a leading figure in cricket administration. After rising through the ranks of the Western Province Cricket Association, he became a director of Cricket South Africa in 2004 and succeeded Ray Mali to the CSA presidency in 2007. His time at the helm was never dull, but he clashed with too many senior figures, players and administrators, and stood down a year later claiming he had never had the full backing of provinces or CSA's hierarchy.

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May 3, 2011

Norman Arendse (left), Ventersdorp, May 3, 2011

Norman Arendse (left)

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Feb 3, 2008

Shaun Pollock gives his farewell speech at the Wanderers, 5th ODI, Johannesburg, February 3, 2008

Shaun Pollock gives his farewell speech at the Wanderers

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Feb 3, 2008

Shaun Pollock displays a medallion as Cricket South Africa president Norman Arendse looks on, 5th ODI, Johannesburg, February 3, 2008

Shaun Pollock displays a medallion as Cricket South Africa president Norman Arendse looks on

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