Sir Everton Weekes OBE KCMG GCM

Died aged 95

Sir Everton DeCourcy Weekes, KCMG, GCM, OBE (26 February 1925 – 1 July 2020) was a cricketer from Barbados. A right-handed batsman, he was known as one of the hardest hitters in world cricket. Weekes holds the record for consecutive Test hundreds, with five. Along with Frank Worrell and Clyde Walcott, he formed what was known as "The Three Ws" of the West Indies cricket team. Weekes played in 48 Test matches for the West Indies cricket team from 1948 to 1958. He continued to play first-class cricket until 1964, surpassing 12,000 first-class runs in his final innings. As a coach he was in charge of the Canadian team at the 1979 Cricket World Cup, and he was also a commentator and international match referee.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

The Three 'Ws' of West Indian & World Cricket Sir Frank Worrell 1924-1967 Sir Clyde Walcott 1926-2006 Sir Everton Weekes b.1925 Who were all born in Bridgetown, Barbados.

Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados where they played