Cricket West Indies pays tribute to former spin bowler Raphick Jumadeen
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