THE GREAT SIR FRANK WORRELL REMEMBERED
By Dmitri Allicock
On this day in history, July 22, 1950, Sir Frank Worrell completed 261 vEngland at Trent Bridge.
Sir Frank Mortimer Maglinne Worrell (1 August 1924, Bank Hall, St Michael, Barbados – 13 March 1967, Kingston, Jamaica), sometimes referred to by his nickname of Tae, was a West Indies cricketer and Jamaican senator.
A stylish right-handed batsman and useful left-armseam bowler, he became famous in the 1950s as the first black captain of the West Indies cricket team. He was the first of the two batsmen to have been involved in two 500-run partnerships in first-class cricket.