These are a just a few who sneaked in during recent decades to play for Queen and Country, even though they were from around the globe: Basil D'Oliviera
, Tony Greig, Allan Lamb, Andrew Strauss, Kevin Pietersen (South Africa) Gladstone Small, Phillip De Freitas, Devon Malcolm(West Indies) Bob Woolmer, Nasser Hussain, Colin Cowdrey (India) Derek Pringle (Kenya) Ted Dexter (Italy) Ben Stokes, Andy Caddick (New Zealand) and Graeme Hick (Zimbabwe).
Stuart Whittingham took over from the Diglis End and in successive overs George Rhodes was caught behind and Brett D'Oliviera
given out leg-before after making 28.
Worcestershire then made 210 for five thanks principally to Alex Kervezee (73 not out, 122 balls, six fours, two sixes) and Brett D'Oliviera
(65, 85 balls, 12 fours).
Alastair Cook and his England squad with the Basil D'Oliviera
Trophy after winning the South Africa Test series
A start, but for Britain the crunch came in 1968 when South Africa's government refused South African-born Basil D'Oliviera
entry to the country as a member of the forthcoming England cricket tour.
He loved going to New Road, where he revelled in describing the exploits of the likes of Ian Botham, Norman Gifford, Graeme Hick, Basil D'Oliviera
and Tom Graveney.
THE cricket world was in mourning yesterday after the death of England legend Basil D'Oliviera
The other example which comes to mind was in 1969 when South Africa practicing their policy of apartheid did not allow Basil D'Oliviera
, a colored South African settled and naturalized in Britain, to be part of the England team due to tour their country.
Similar observations were made by d'Oliviera
Victima de la politica segregacionista, pese a que D'Oliviera
se habia ganado un lugar en el equipo ingles que enfrentaria a Sudafrica, no fue seleccionado para evitar un escandalo politico provocado por llevar a un sudafricano catalogado como "de color".
Jake Gubitose scored the tying goal in the 77th minute for the host Warriors, who offset a three-goal game by Woolies senior Steve D'Oliviera
was captain of the first non-racial South Apfrican national team which hosted Kenya Asians and then toured Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania in the 1950s.