Cronje's final farewell. Hansie Cronje's cricketing death 26 months ago created one of the most profound upheavals in South Africa's sporting history. DeadDeath awaits Hansie cause and details of death from the family member.We are yet to confirm the Cause of this death, The details of this death will be update on this post as soon as confirmed. In 2002, Cronje died in a plane crash at the age of 32, a couple of years after he was banned for life for his role in the match-fixing scandal. All-rounder Hansie Cronje, who died on this day in 2002, flirted with greatness but succumbed to temptation, exposing the dark world of bribery in cricket before his tragic death â¦ Officials from the United Cricket Board of South Africa spoke of their great sadness at Cronje's death. Shock as news breaks. Until two days ago, it â¦ "He gave much to cricket in this country during his career." Hansie Cronje Obituary. His death shocked the â¦ âVey sadâ The death of his mate left a â¦ Body finally retrieved. Former South African cricket captain Hansie Cronje has died in a plane crash in the mountains outside George in the southern Cape. Earlier married to Hansie Cronje since 1995, Bertha found new love in Jacques Du Plessis, a financial auditor in George, two years after Hansieâs tragic death in 2001. Cronje dies. Away from cricket, Cronje â a devout Christian - had been rebuilding his life as a financial manager for a Johannesburg company. Cronje's father Ewin and brother Frans are pall-bearers at the service attended by more than 1,000 mourners. At the age of 32, Hansie was finally putting the pieces of his life back together after his massive fall from grace, when fierce winds and rain caused the crash. School honours Cronje. San-Marie Cronje, Hansie Cronje's mother, and Bertha Cronje depart after the service. On June 1, 2002, the plane carrying Hansie Cronje crashed in a George mountain range, killing the former Proteas captain and the two pilots on board. Hansie Cronje. Jacques & Bertha married in 2003. His original flight had been grounded, and he was the only passenger aboard a Hawker Siddeley HS 748 turboprop aircraft, which crashed into the Outeniqua Mountains northeast of the airport after losing visibility. The couple is now parents to two children. UCB president, Percy Sonn, said: "Hansie was an excellent cricketer and a very popular and successful captain, who led his team to some great achievements. Age: 32 beloved South African cricket captain, who was the unlikely conspirator in a match-fixing scandal that rocked international cricket in 2000; captained South Africa, starting in 1994-95; admitted to accepting bribes in exchange for playing badly and asking teammates to do the same in matches, but denied ever "fixing" a match; banned for life from the sport by the â¦ All-rounder Hansie Cronje, who died on this day in 2002, flirted with greatness but succumbed to temptation, exposing the dark world of bribery in cricket before his tragic death in a plane crash at the age of 32. Hansie Obituary is yet to be learnt by us, We are yet to confirm the deceased obituary.DeadDeath will upload this post with the obituary details as â¦ On June 1, 2002, former South African cricket captain Hansie Cronje left Johannesburg to return home to George.