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Sir Everton Weekes dead aged 95: Tributes paid after legendary West Indies cricketer passes away

, Sir Everton Weekes dead aged 95: Tributes paid after legendary West Indies cricketer passes away

LEGENDARY West Indies cricketer Sir Everton Weekes has passed away aged 95.

The iconic batsman was much beloved by fans of the sport across the world, gaining respect and admiration for his remarkable skill.

Weekes was one of the all-time great batsmen

He was unwell last year, being taken into intensive care after suffering a heart attack.

And upon his sad passing, Cricket West Indies took to social media to pay tribute to one of their all-time greats.

They said: “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.

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“May he rest in peace.”

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