WATCH: Former Zim Cricketer, Henry Olonga, Impresses Judges At ‘The Voice’ Australia

Former Zimbabwe cricketer, Henry Olonga on Monday auditioned for The Voice Australia – a singing competition.

Olonga is known for a protest he did alongside his captain Andy Flower when the duo wore black armbands in their opening match of the 2003 World Cup against Namibia to protest against the then President Robert Mugabe and “mourn the death of democracy in Zimbabwe”.

Olonga retired from international cricket soon after the protest and fled the country after receiving death threats.

He emigrated to Britain where he lived for 12 years before moving to Adelaide, Australia where he is living with his wife Tara and two daughters.

 

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Henry Khaaba Olonga is a former professional cricketer, who played test cricket for Zimbabwe and domestic first-class cricket in Zimbabwe for Mashonaland, Matabeleland and Manicaland. He was the first black cricketer and the youngest person to play for Zimbabwe. Read More About Henry Olonga

Andy Flower is one of the most eminent cricketers to have played for the Chevrons who went on to score major successes as the head coach for the English cricket side. Flower is currently coach of the England Lions. In May 2018, Flower was appointed... Read More About Andy Flower

Template:Infobox Sport governing body Zimbabwe Cricket (formerly Zimbabwe Cricket Union) is the cricket administration body in Zimbabwe. The body runs the Zimbabwe national cricket team and organises test tours as well as facilitating domestic cricket development. Read More About Zimbabwe Cricket

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