Dennis Gamsy

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Dennis Gamsy
Cricket information
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 2 93
Runs scored 39 3106
Batting average 19.50 23.70
100s/50s 0/0 2/18
Top score 30* 137
Balls bowled 7
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 5/- 278/33
Source: Cricinfo

Dennis Gamsy (born 17 February 1940 in Glenwood, Natal) is a former South African cricketer who played in two Tests as a wicketkeeper in 1970 against Australia.

He played for Natal from 1958-59 to 1972-73.

In 1970 he became one of the first prominent South African cricketers to speak out in favour of mixed-race sport in South Africa.[1] Shortly afterwards he founded the Cricket Club of South Africa, one of the country's first multi-racial teams.[2]


  1. ^ Jon Gemmell, The Politics of South African Cricket, Routledge, London, 2004, p. 93-94.
  2. ^ Gemmell, p. 96.

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