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Windies batting legend Sir Everton Weekes passes away at 95

President and CEO of the West Indies Players' Association (WIPA), Wavell Hinds, has extended condolence to the family, friends and colleagues of former Barbados and West Indies batsman, Sir Everton Weekes, who passed away on Wednesday at age 95.

Sir Everton, one of the "three Ws" along with Clyde Walcott and Frank Worrell, was celebrated in February of this year as the oldest living West Indies cricketer.

Weekes, who made his test debut in 1948 against England, went on to play 48 test matches in a career which lasted 10 years, scoring 4455 runs at an average of 58.61.

Hinds described Weekes as "a true legend of the Caribbean's cricketing family, who made immeasurable contributions to Barbados, West Indies and the global game.

 

 



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