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  • 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.

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