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Cricket stalwarts honoured

SHERRYLYN CLARKE, [email protected]

Cricket stalwarts honoured

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THREE KNIGHTS OF CRICKET were today honoured by the National Assistance Board for their contribution to the development of cricket in Barbados and the West Indies.

The Right Excellent Sir Garfield Sobers, Sir Wesley Hall and Sir Everton Weekes were among several Barbadians honoured at 3Ws Oval.

Sir Garry and Sir Wes were among nine members of the 1967 Barbados cricket Team which played a one-off Test match against the Rest of the World in 1967.

The Barbados team lost by 262 runs. (Click here for the scorecard.)

Cricket commentator Tony Cozier, Sam Wilkinson, Donna Symmonds and Algernon Symmonds were also honoured.

It was one of the activities for Senior Citizens Month.

The full list of honourees:

1967 Barbados Cricket Team: Sir Garry Sobers, Robin Bynoe, Peter Lashley, Seymour Nurse, Rawle Brancker, Arthur Bethell, Charles Griffith, Sir Wesley Hall and David Holford.

Others: Sir Everton Weekes, David Allan, Cammie Smith, Algernon Symmonds, Donna Symmonds, Tony Cozier, Sam Wilkinson. (BA/SAT)