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My Durban: Mike Procter, Cricket legend

The fully automated Umhlanga Lighthouse. Umhlanga means 'Place of Reeds' in the Zulu language. Photo courtesy of The Oyster Box Hotel.

The celebrated cricket all-rounder Mike Procter was born in Durban, the largest city of South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, in 1946. While Durban is known as Surf City and boasts South Africa’s top surfing spots, the young Mike was drawn to the game of willow on leather. (more…)

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