A Tribute to Basil D'Oliveira's Career
These are some of the comments and testimonials to Basil D'Oliveira's life & career, from those who knew him personally and others whose lives he touched.
Basil was very special to English cricket in the 60s and the 70s.
My recollections of my dear mate Basil D'Oliveira are far too numerous and far too complimentary in every way.
Dr. David English M.B.E
Basil D'Oliveira is a great hero of mine and his son Dolly Junior is a top man too!
In 1967 Wisden described the story of Basil D'Oliveira as "a fairy tale come true"...
Basil was a wonderful cricketer and is an incredible person – the tougher the job on the field, the better he played