Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weeks dies at 95!
West Indies' legendary batsman Everton Weekes died on Wednesday (July 1, 2020) at the age of 95 years. Weekes was part of the famous Three Ws - alongside Frank Worrell and Clyde Walcott. He made his Test debut at age of 22 against England at Kensington Oval in 1948 under the captaincy of George Headley and his final match was against Pakistan in Trinidad a decade later. In his career, Weekes played 48 Test matches and made 4,455 runs at an average of 58.61 per innings. This included a world record five consecutive centuries in 1948. In all first-class cricket, he played 152 matches and scored 12,010 runs at an average of 55.34 with a top score of 304 not out.
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