Damian D'Oliveira

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Damian Basil "Dolly" D'Oliveira (19 October 1960 – 29 June 2014) was a South African-born English cricketer. He played first-class cricket for Worcestershire from 1982 to 1995. He was later the academy director of Worcestershire County Cricket Club until his death.

D'Oliveira was born in Cape Town. His father, Basil (1931–2011), played for Worcestershire and England. His uncle, Ivan (born 1941), played for Leicestershire. His son, Brett (born 1992), plays for Worcestershire.[1]

D'Oliveira died from cancer on 29 June 2014, aged 53. He had cancer for two-and-a-half-years. His wife and three children outlived him.[2]

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  1. "Worcestershire announce academy director Damian D'Oliveira has died". The Guardian. 29 June 2014. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  2. "Former Worcestershire batsman dies". BBC. 29 June 2014. Retrieved 30 June 2014.

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