- The legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has died at the age of 95
- Weekes had passed away after an illness at his Christ Church home in Barbados
- He played 48 Tests across a 10-year career, scoring 4455 runs and 15 centuries
- Cricket West Indies have paid tribute to the icon on social media on Wednesday
The iconic West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has died at the age of 95.
A heartfelt social media post from Cricket West Indies read: '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 passed away after a prolonged illness at his Christ Church home in Barbados.