Con de Lange, Scottish cricketer, Died at 38

Con de Wet de Lange was born on February 11, 1981, and died on April 18, 2019; he was a cricketer who represented Scotland.

Con de was a left-arm orthodox spin all-rounder and a right-handed batsman. Born in South Africa, Con de made his first-class debut for Boland in March 1998 against the touring Sri Lankans.


He played for Northamptonshire County Cricket Club in the 2012 and 2013 periods.

In October 2018, Cricket Scotland declared that Con de was suffering from a brain tumour. In April 2019, the Professional Cricketers’ Association confirmed that de Lange had died.

He played for Scotland in the 2015 to 2017 ICC Intercontinental Cup against Afghanistan in June 2015.

Con de made his Twenty20 International debut for Scotland against Ireland on 19 June 2015, although no play was possible due to rain. He made his One Day International debut for Scotland against Afghanistan on 4 July 2016.

He was, chosen as the vice-captain of the Scotland T20I international for the tournament that was, played in the United Arab Emirates in January 2017.

Con de Wet de Lange passed away at the age of 38.