By Dhiman Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 06:17 PM IST
As we bid goodbye to 2020, we remember the passing of several sportspersons, national and international, whose legacies will live on long past a most tragic year.
By Dattajirao Gaekwad | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 07:33 AM IST
Weekes was a solid batsman. He particularly had a very good stroke through the covers when he used to bend his knee and hit. I used to always field in the covers. I had the best view.
By Aditya Iyer (Chief Cricket Writer) | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 08:50 AM IST
OBITUARY: The legend’s debut season saw five successive tons, four in India.
By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 07:26 PM IST
In the year 1948-49, West Indies visited a newly independent India for the first time as the two countries played a five-match Test series. India were yet to win a Test match, having played 15 matches so far and lost 10 out of those.
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 12:55 PM IST
‘Three Ws reunite now in Elysian fields’: Cricket fraternity mourns West Indies great Everton Weekes’ death
By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 12:28 PM IST
“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,” West Indies Cricket said in a tweet.
By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times. New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 08:22 AM IST
In his career, Weekes played 48 test matches and made 4,455 runs at an average of 58.61 per innings. That included a world-record five consecutive centuries in 1948 — scores of 141 against England in Jamaica, followed by scores of 128, 194, 162 and 101 in India. In his next innings, he made 90 when he was run out.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 05:22 AM IST
Sarfaraz Khan scored a total of 605 first-class runs before being dismissed by Kamlesh Makvana and that is the seventh highest runs scored by a batsmen before being dismissed in first-class cricket.
By Indo Asian News Service | London
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2019 09:51 AM IST
Clive Llyod, who captained the West Indies from 1974 until 1985, will join the likes of Gary Sobers, Everton Weekes and Vivian Richards to receive the honour.