WEST INDIES legend Sir Everton Weekes, 95, has died. Cricket West Indies posted on social media on Wednesday, “Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the loss of an icon. A legend, our hero, Sir Everton Weekes. Our condolences go out to his family, friends and many fans around the world. May he rest in peace.”
Weekes, born in Barbados, was a tremendously talented batsman with an astounding record of 4,455 runs from 48 Test matches at an average of 58.61. He scored 19 half-centuries and 15 hundreds and was a member of the famous 3Ws – Weekes, Clyde Walcott and Sir Frank Worrell.