Cricket West Indies pays tribute to former spin bowler Raphick Jumadeen

St.John's | July 28, 2023 1:11:48 PM IST
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Cricket West Indies (CWI) on Friday paid tribute to Raphick Jumadeen, the former West Indies spin bowler who passed away in his homeland Trinidad on Tuesday. He was 75.

A left-arm spinner, he played 12 Test matches between 1972 and 1979. He took 29 wickets with best figures of 4-72 against Australia at Sabina Park, Jamaica in 1978. He was one of the leading bowlers for Trinidad and Tobago and played 99 first-class matches where he took 347 wickets at an average of 27.9 runs per wicket.

Following retirement from the game he was a coach and selector in Trinidad and was a member of the West Indies senior men’s selection panel.

Kishore Shallow, President of CWI paid tribute.

Shallow said: “

St.John's [Antigua], July 28