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'A Legend. Our Hero' - Twitter Pays Tribute to West Indies Legend Everton Weekes

West Indies legend Everton Weekes, who along Clyde Walcott and Frank Worrell formed part of ‘the three Ws’ that made the Caribbean unit a top-notch Test side, died at age 95.

Cricketnext Staff |July 2, 2020, 1:40 PM IST
'A Legend. Our Hero' - Twitter Pays Tribute to West Indies Legend Everton Weekes

West Indies legend Everton Weekes, who along Clyde Walcott and Frank Worrell formed part of ‘the three Ws’ that made the Caribbean unit a top-notch Test side, died at age 95.

Weekes, who was born on 26 February 1925, played 48 Tests between 1948 and 1958, scoring 4,455 runs at an average of 58.61. Of players to score more than 4,000 Test runs, only four players have maintained a higher average.

Weekes was rated as the greatest batsman of the legendary trio he was a part of and even holds the record for the most centuries in consecutive Test innings.

Social media was full of tributes to the late great batsman. Check out some of the best ones below.

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