Cricket: West Indies legend Sir Everton Weekes dies aged 95

first_img WTC Final Day 2 Stumps: Brilliant Virat Kohli & Ajinkya Rahane saves the day for India as bad light stops play 33 overs early TAGSCricket NewsCricket West IndiesSir Everton WeekesThe Three W’sWest Indies Cricket legends SHARE Weekes along with Clyde Walcott and Frank Worrell formed the Barbados-born trio, ‘the three Ws’ that dominated world cricket in the post-war era. Weekes, who was considered the best batsman among the three, played 48 Tests for the West Indies.Weekes, who scored 4,455 runs at an average of 58.61 in 48 Tests, is the only man to make centuries in five consecutive Test innings. WTC final LIVE broadcast: ICC’s mega broadcast plan, India vs New Zealand live streaming starts today in 195 countries Previous articlePremier League Live : Arsenal beats Norwich, West Ham shocks ChelseaNext articleCricket Business : Cricket South Africa signs 3 year deal with Betway Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeIPL 2020: Bad news for Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Jonny BairstowIPL 2020 : Srikanth and fans slams MS Dhoni, says ‘wasted 15 Cr on Jadhav & Chawla’Suresh Raina issues statement after arrest, says the incident in Mumbai was ‘unintentional’“Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the loss of an icon. A legend, our hero,” said Cricket West Indies (CWI).“Our condolences go out to his family, friends and many fans around the world.”Weekes has the 10th highest average in Test history, among those to have played at least 20 innings.He, Walcott and Worrell were part of the first West Indies side to win a Test in England in 1950.Weekes was the third oldest surviving men’s Test cricketer, after South African John Watkins and England’s Don Smith, both of whom are 97.The Barbadian, who made his Test debut against England in 1948, retired in 1958 and received a knighthood in 1995.He was taken into intensive care in hospital in June 2019 after suffering a heart attack.CWI president Ricky Skerritt said: “A most amazing pioneer in West Indies cricket. A tremendous gentleman and a wonderful human being. He was literally a founding father of our cricket.”West Indies Players’ Association said: “We salute a great West Indies icon; Sir Everton made an invaluable contribution to the sport, his country and the region.“We were blessed to have him among us, may his soul rest in peace.” PSL 2021 ISL beat MUL: Mohd Wasim Jr, Shadab Khan shine as Islamabad United defeats Multan Sultans by 4 wickets RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Cricket By Kunal Dhyani – July 2, 2020 ENG W vs IND W Test: Sneh Rana, Shafali Verma shine as one-off Test ends in draw Cricket: West Indies legend Sir Everton Weekes dies aged 95 Virat Kohli completes 10 years in Test Cricket: 10 things you should know about India skipper- check out Cricket Cricket F1 French GP 2021 Live: Max Verstappen to take pole position, Lewis Hamilton second center_img ICC WTC Final, Ind vs NZ Day 3: Can India survive the Kyle Jamieson storm in Southampton? Cricket Cricket Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has died at the age of 95. Weekes had suffered a heart attack in 2019 and had been unwell since then.Sir Everton Weekes no more WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 2 Stumps: West Indies bowled out for 149 runs in 1st innings, SA lead by 149 runs Facebook Twitter Formula 1 YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funny|SponsoredSponsoredPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity Week|SponsoredSponsoredDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory|SponsoredSponsored Cricket Cricket Cricket CricketLatest Sports NewsSport Cricket PSL 2021, KAR beats QUE: Karachi Kings defeats Quetta Gladiators to keep playoffs berth alive PSL Latest Points Table: Lahore Qalandars lose playoff berth, Islamabad United tops leaderboardlast_img

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