1992 Proteas World Cup squad player accused of rape

ANI| Updated: Mar 05, 2014, 15:50 PM IST

Johannesburg: A former South African cricketer, who played for the national team and took part in the 1992 Cricket World Cup, has reportedly been accused of rape.

The yet-unnamed cricketer, who is accused of raping a woman on March 1 after leaving a party in Eastern Cape, has however, denied raping the woman and also denied being informed about the accusation.

According to Sport24, the matter is currently being investigated, although police said that the man has not been formally charged and would appear in an East London court once he had been arrested.

The report mentioned that the former player could not be named until he has appeared in court .

1992 World Cup squad: Kepler Wessels (captain), Tertius Bosch (deceased), Hansie Cronje (deceased), Allan Donald, Omar Henry, Andrew Hudson, Peter Kirsten, Adrian Kuiper, Brian McMillan, Meyrick Pringle, Jonty Rhodes, Dave Richardson, Mark Rushmere and Richard Snell