Everton Weekes facts for kids
|Full name||Everton DeCourcy Weekes|
|Born||26 February 1925
Saint Michael, Barbados
|Died||1 July 2020
Christ Church, Barbados
|Bowling style||Right-arm leg break|
|Relations||David Murray (son)
Ken Weekes (cousin)
Ricky Hoyte (grandson)
|National side||West Indies|
|Test debut (cap 59)||21 January 1948 v England|
|Last Test||31 March 1958 v Pakistan|
|Domestic team information|
|5 wickets in innings||0||0|
|10 wickets in match||0||0|
Sir Everton DeCourcy Weekes, KCMG, GCM, OBE (26 February 1925 – 1 July 2020) was a cricket player for the West Indies. Along with Frank Worrell and Clyde Walcott, he formed what was known as "The Three Ws" of West Indian cricket. He was born in Saint Michael, Barbados.
Weekes began his career in 1948. He scored 88 and 117 runs (retired) and was selected for the tour. He played his first match for Barbados on 24 February 1945. He was aged 19 years; it was one day before his 20th birthday. The match was against Trinidad and Tobago at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain. Batting at number six, he scored 0 and eight runs. Barbados lost by ten wickets. He retired in 1958.
Weekes died on 1 July 2020 in Christ Church, Barbados at the age of 95.
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