West Indies cricket legend Sir Everton Weekes has passed away. The 95-year-old had been ailing for some time.
The Barbadian, in his playing days scored 4, 455 runs in 48 Tests, at an average of 58.61 runs per innings, including 15 centuries. He made his Test debut against England at Kensington Oval in 1948 and played his last Test match against Pakistan at Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad in 1958.
Sir Everton was the last of the renowned Three Ws” of the West Indies team in the 1950s that also comprised Frank Worrell and Clyde Walcott, both of whom were also later knighted.
President of the Barbados Cricket Association Conde Riley said Sir Everton will be missed.