Heath Streak, a legendary cricketer from Zimbabwe, passed away at the age of 49 after battling colon and liver cancer.

Streak was a former captain of the Zimbabwe cricket team, known for his all-round abilities.

He played 189 ODIs and 65 Tests for Zimbabwe, being their all-time leading wicket-taker in both formats.

Streak secured 239 ODI wickets and 216 Test wickets during his cricket career.

He was the first cricketer from Zimbabwe to achieve 100 wickets in both Tests and ODIs.

Streak was the only Zimbabwean player to achieve the feat of 2000 runs and 200 wickets in ODIs.

He also completed the rare double of 100 Test wickets and 1000 Test runs.

Streak's leadership saw Zimbabwe's first Test series victory abroad in 2001, with a 2-1 win over New Zealand.

Despite facing challenges and resignations, Streak's contributions extended to coaching roles in Zimbabwe and the IPL.