Henry Khaaba Olonga (born 3 July ) is a former Zimbabwean cricketer, who played Test cricket and One Day Internationals for career span of 8 years. In domestic first-class cricket in Zimbabwe, Olonga played for Mashonaland and Manicaland. When he made his Test debut in January , he was the first black. The latest Tweets from Henry Olonga (@henryolonga). Former international cricketer. Tenor. Public speaker. Adelaide, South Australia. 17 Nov Henry Olonga is wary about commenting on reports of Robert Mugabe's year- long reign in Zimbabwe coming to an end, till he hears an “official” announcement from the man himself. Olonga, the first black cricketer to represent his country, was the face of the first public protest against Mugabe in
The first black cricketer and youngest-ever player to represent Zimbabwe at international level, Henry Olonga came back from being called for throwing in a Test in early and rebuilt his action completely. At full pace he was rated as the fastest bowler in the country but also one of the least accurate, with a tendency to. Read about Henry Olonga's career details on Henry Olonga is a former international cricketer for Zimbabwe turned musician, artist,songwriter,public speaker and videographer. A maturing consultant in low/ no.
1 Dec A rained-off cricket match might have saved Henry Olonga's life. 15 Feb He became Zimbabwe's first black player in their national cricket team, and Henry Olonga has gone from sporting hero to political exile and a new career in Australia singing opera.