Dennis Gamsy

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Dennis Gamsy
Personal information
Born (1940-02-17) 17 February 1940 (age 79)
Glenwood, Natal, South Africa
International information
National side
Domestic team information
1958-59 to 1972-73Natal
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, and toured England with the South African team in 1965. 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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