Testimonials

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.

  • Dennis Amiss

    Basil was very special to English cricket in the 60s and the 70s.

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  • Farokh Engineer

    My recollections of my dear mate Basil D'Oliveira are far too numerous and far too complimentary in every way.

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  • 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!

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  • Yusuf Garda

    In 1967 Wisden described the story of Basil D'Oliveira as "a fairy tale come true"...

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  • Tom Graveney

    Basil was a wonderful cricketer and is an incredible person – the tougher the job on the field, the better he played

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