[caption id="attachment_551661" align="alignleft" width="300"]<img class="size-full wp-image-551661" alt="Trevor Goddard last represented his nation in 1970. Photo Courtesy: Rand Daily Mail " src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/tre.jpg" width="300" height="446" /> Trevor Goddard last represented his nation in 1970. Photo Courtesy: Rand Daily Mail[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Former South African all-rounder, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Trevor-Goddard" target="_blank">Trevor Goddard</a>, passed away at 85 November 25 after being in poor health for some time. Trevor, a veteran of 41 Tests for Proteas, represented his nation for more than 15 years. He amassed 2,516 runs and picked up 123 scalps. In 179 First-Class matches, he had 26 centuries to his name and piled up more than 11,000 runs. Goddard also ended up picking 534 wickets that included 24 five-wicket hauls in his illustrious career. <strong>READ: <a title="Denis Lindsay, Trevor Goddard propel South Africa to their first home Test win against Australia" href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/articles/denis-lindsay-trevor-goddard-propel-south-africa-to-their-first-home-test-win-against-australia-420426" target="_blank">Denis Lindsay, Trevor Goddard propel South Africa to their first home Test win against Australia</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>According to <em>Cricbuzz</em>, "Trevor was a humble man who served the game with great distinction both on and off the field. On behalf of the CSA Family I extend our deepest condolences to his family, his friends and his cricketing colleagues", Cricket <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/South-Africa " target="_blank">South Africa</a>'s (CSA) Chief Executive, Haroon Lorgat claimed. <p></p> <p></p>Trevor also got the chance to lead his nation during Proteas' 1963-64 tour to Australia, which ended at 1-1. His highest score of 112, which is also his only Test ton, was scored against England in 1965 and his best figures of 6 for 53 was achieved in 1966-67 during South Africa's first ever Test win against Australia on home soil. <p></p> <p></p>Goddard played his final Test in 1970 against Australia as he was dropped from the squad after making himself unavailable for the England tour.