Van Schoor passes away
22 Nov 2015 17:00pm
WINDHOEK, 22 NOV (NAMPA) Namibian national cricket player, Raymond van Schoor who was in hospital after he suffered a stroke during a match, passed away on Friday.
He was 25.
The Namibian wicketkeeper suffered a stroke while playing for the national cricket team, the Eagles, against South Africa's Free State at the United Sports Field in the capital last Sunday. Van Schoor complained of a headache and collapsed on the pitch. He was admitted to the Mediclinic hospital.
A statement availed to Nampa by the Namibia Cricket Board said Van Schoor, who was one of Namibia's best wicketkeepers, will be missed.
Van Schoor started his cricket career in the Under-19 African Championships in 2007.
He made his first-class debut for Namibia in 2007 against Canada. Three years later, he made his Twenty20 debut playing for the Desert Vipers in the Stanbic Bank 20 series.
Raymonds father, Melt van Schoor was also a wicketkeeper for the national team.