Heath Streak Bio, Death Date, Net Worth, Family, Career, Height, Weight & More

Heath Streak Biography

Heath Streak – Heath Hilton Streak was a Zimbabwean cricketer and cricket coach who played for the Zimbabwe national cricket team and captained the side. He was born on March 16, 1974 and passed away on September 3, 2023. He finished his career as Zimbabwe’s all-time leader in one-day international cricket with 239 wickets and as the all-time leader in test cricket with 216 wickets.

Streak is the only Zimbabwean cricketer to have achieved the double of scoring 2,000 runs and taking 200 wickets in one-day internationals. He also holds the record for taking more than 100 wickets in a test match. Additionally, he was one of only four Zimbabwean bowlers to have taken more than 100 wickets in one-day international competition. With seven five-wicket hauls in Tests, he holds the record for the most five-wicket hauls by a Zimbabwean player.

Heath Streak Biography & Personal Details

NameHeath Streak
Date Of BirthDOB-16 March 1974, Date of Death – 3 September 2023 at the Age of 49
BirthplaceBulawayo, Zimbabwe
Age 49 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Pisces
Gender Male
SchoolEstate Preparatory School 
College/UniversitiyFalcon College
HobbiesHis hobbies was Watching Movie
Highest QualificationGraduate
ReligionChristian 
NationalityZimbabwean
ProfessionCricket Player/ Coach

Heath Streak Career

On March 30, 1993, at the Harare Sports Club, Streak made his first-class debut while playing for Zimbabwe B against a Kent squad that was touring the country.

This was the first time that a father and son had played in the same first-class match for more than thirty years when Streak played for Matabeleland in the final of the Lonrho Logan Cup versus Mashonaland Country Districts in 1995/96. Streak’s father, Denis, was 46 years old at the time. In the end, Matabeleland prevailed over their competition and won the Logan Cup in 1996. On July 8, 2004, he played his first Twenty20 match for Warwickshire, which was a match against Glamorgan.

On November 10, 1993, Streak played his first One-Day International match against South Africa. One month later, on December 1, 1993, he made his debut in a test match while Zimbabwe was on tour in Pakistan during the 1993/1994 season. He established himself as a prominent figure in international cricket by claiming eight wickets during the second test match played in Rawalpindi (9–14 December 1993).

As a result of his outstanding performance with the ball during his first test series, Streak was given the Player of the Series title. He was able to take 22 wickets while maintaining an average of 13.54. Additionally, it is the highest amount of wickets ever taken by a Zimbabwean bowler in a single test match.

Streak improved upon his previous best bowling performance in 1995 while Pakistan was touring Zimbabwe. He took six wickets and ninety runs in the first test match, which Zimbabwe won by an innings. He became the fastest Zimbabwean bowler to collect 50 test wickets in 11 matches on January 13, 1996, in a test match against New Zealand in Hamilton. The match was played between Zimbabwe and New Zealand. In addition, he was a member of the Zimbabwe team that achieved its first test victory against Pakistan on Pakistani soil in the year 1998.

In the year 2000/2001, he was awarded the “man of the series” title on two separate occasions; the first was for Zimbabwe’s tour of England, and the second was for Bangladesh’s tour of Zimbabwe. As a result of his performance in a test match against England at Lord’s in the year 2000, he became the first and only Zimbabwean to ever take a five-wicket haul at Lord’s. In addition to this, he is the only person from Zimbabwe to be included on the Lord’s honors boards.

In an interview with The Observer, Streak stated that being Zimbabwe’s captain presented him with a number of difficult ethical questions. He claimed that he was asked to lie to white players and inform them that they did not have enough potential for the team and that black players were going to replace them.

Streak received his promotion to the position of bowling coach for the Zimbabwe national cricket team in August of 2009. In addition to that, he was tasked with the responsibility of working with the upcoming generation of fast bowlers in Zimbabwe as well as for franchise cricket. Fast bowlers like Kyle Jarvis, Christopher Mpofu, Brian Vitori, and Shingirai Masakadza were honed and developed under his instruction, and they eventually went on to become mainstays in Zimbabwe’s national side. He is credited with helping to develop these players.

Heath Streak Family, Relationship and Afair

Heath Hilton Streak was born in Bulawayo, Rhodesia, which is now known as Zimbabwe. He came from a family that spent the majority of their time grazing in the area around Bulawayo. He graduated from both the Rhodes Estate Preparatory School and Falcon College, so completing his schooling.

His father, Denis Streak, was also a cricketer who played at the highest level. Before he started playing cricket professionally, he was a junior hunter and carried a hunter’s license.

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusHe was Married
ParentsMother-Karen Streak
Father- Denis Hilton Streak
SiblingsBrother-Not Known
Sister-Not Known
Spouse/WifeNadine Streak

Physical Measurement

HeightIn Centimeters –184 cm
In Meters-1.84 m
In Feet and Inches –6′ 0″
Weight In Kg –98 kg
In Pounds –216 lbs
Hair ColourLight Brown
Eye ColourBrown

Heath Streak Social Media Accounts

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Facebook id Heath Streak1.2K followers
Youtube Channel
Twitter id Heath Streak3,850 Followers
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Heath Streak Net Worth:

Heath Streak net worth is (Approx) $8 million dollars. And is monthly salary Not Known & Yearly Salary Not Known.

Heath Streak Cars Collection:

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Fanmail address:

Heath Streak,
Bulawayo,
Zimbabwe

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