Mitchells Plain Cricket Club member Egshaan Ariefdien died on 6 May 2023.
He was 54 years old.
“Mitchells Plain Cricket Club mourn the passing of Egshaan Ariefdien after a short battle with cancer,” read a statement from the club.
“He played for Lentegeur Cricket Club in the early 90s up until the club sadly closed in early 2000, joining Mitchells Plain Cricket Club.
“He then moved to Grassy Park, where he had one season with Blue Bells Cricket Club and then rejoined Mitchells Plain Cricket Club where he was an active member until his passing.
“He was a former employee at SANZAF Bridgetown Mosque where he was actively involved with community projects.
“He will surely be missed on and off the field. He is survived by his wife, three son and two daughters.”