Wed, 05 Aug 2020

Legendary batsman

Barbadian Weekes was part of a feared post-World War II West Indies team which also featured

"We were blessed to have him among us, may his soul rest in peace."

"Everyone at MCC and Lord's are saddened at the news of Sir Everton Weekes' passing," said the MCC.

"He will forever be remembered as one of West Indies cricket's finest cricketers."

Retired West Indies fast bowler Ian Bishop added: "I had the great privilege of spending time in the company of Sir Everton on several occasions over the past two decades.

"Never once did I leave his presence without feeling a sense of warmth, cheerfulness & having learnt something rich & endearing each time. A truly great human being."

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