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Famous Cricket Players from Barbados

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List of famous cricket players from Barbados, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Barbados has produced some very talented cricket players over the years, including slips, sweepers and wicket-keepers. These are some of the best Barbados cricket players to ever live, so if you're a native of Barbados and are aspiring to play cricket professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular cricket player from Barbados then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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Arthur Hendy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Dec. at 61 (1912-1973)

Birthplace: Barbados, British West Indies, North America, Caribbean Sea, Americas, + more

Nationality: Canada, Barbados

Arthur Sydney "Bill" Hendy (1912 - 9 September 1973) is a Canadian former cricketer. He was a left-handed batsman and a left-arm spin bowler. He played four first-class for Canada ...more
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Barrington Yearwood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Age: 33

Birthplace: Barbados, Saint Peter Parish, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, + more

Nationality: Barbados

Barrington Bjorn Beckenbauer Yearwood (born 18 August 1986) is a Barbadian cricketer, similar in his short build to West Indies international Tino Best. Yearwood has been described as ...more
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Carlos Brathwaite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Carlos Brathwaite Age: 31

Birthplace: Barbados, British West Indies, North America, Caribbean Sea, Americas, + more

Nationality: Barbados

Batting Average: 11

Carlos Brathwaite is a West Indian cricketer. He made his Twenty20 International debut for the West Indies against Bangladesh on 11 October 2011. He made his One Day International debut seven ...more
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Chris Jordan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Age: 31

Birthplace: Barbados, British West Indies, North America, Caribbean Sea, Americas, + more

Nationality: Barbados, England

Christopher James Jordan (born 4 October 1988) is a Barbadian-born English cricketer. He is a right-arm fast bowler and a late-order right-handed batsman. He often fields at slip, since he is ...more
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Clyde Walcott is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Dec. at 80 (1926-2006)

Birthplace: Barbados, Bridgetown, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, + more

Nationality: Barbados

Sir Clyde Leopold Walcott KA, GCM (17 January 1926 – 26 August 2006) was a West Indian cricketer. Walcott was a member of the "three W's", the other two being Everton Weekes and Frank ...more
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Conrad Hunte is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Dec. at 67 (1932-1999)

Birthplace: Barbados, British West Indies, North America, Caribbean Sea, Americas, + more

Nationality: Barbados

Sir Conrad Cleophas Hunte, KA (9 May 1932 – 3 December 1999) was a Barbadian cricketer. Hunte played 44 Test matches as an opening batsman for the West Indies.
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Dale Richards is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Dale Richards Age: 43

Birthplace: Barbados, Belleplaine, Caribbean Sea, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean, + more

Nationality: Barbados

Dale Maurice Richards (born 16 July 1976) is a West Indian international cricketer who plays first class cricket for Barbados. A right-handed batsman, Richards debuted in 1999/2000. His highest ...more
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Denis Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Denis Atkinson Dec. at 75 (1926-2001)

Birthplace: Barbados, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean, + more

Nationality: Barbados

Denis St Eval Atkinson (9 August 1926 – 9 November 2001) was a West Indian cricketer who played 22 Test matches as an all-rounder, hitting 922 runs and taking 47 wickets. He also played ...more
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Dennis Archer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Dennis Archer Age: 56

Birthplace: Barbados

Nationality: Barbados

Dennis Archer (born 11 March 1963 in Barbados) is a Bermudian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-pace bowler. He made his debut for Bermuda against Trinidad & ...more
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Derek Sealy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Derek Sealy Dec. at 70 (1912-1982)

Birthplace: Barbados, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean, + more

Nationality: Barbados

James Edward Derrick Sealy (11 September 1912, Collymore Rock, Barbados – 3 January 1982, Palo Seco, Trinidad) was a West Indian cricketer who played in 11 Tests from 1930 to 1939. He made his ...more
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Desmond Haynes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Age: 63

Birthplace: Barbados, Saint James Parish, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, + more

Nationality: Barbados

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 41.27

Desmond Leo Haynes (born 15 February 1956) is a West Indian cricketer and cricket coach. He was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1991. Haynes formed a formidable partnership with Gordon ...more
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Dwayne Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Age: 36

Birthplace: Saint Michael Parish, Barbados

Nationality: Barbados

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 16.69

Dwayne Romel Smith (born 12 April 1983) is a former Barbadian international cricketer who has represented the West Indies in all three formats of the game. A (part-time) all-rounder, he is known ...more
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Elvis Reifer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Elvis Reifer Dec. at 50 (1961-2011)

Birthplace: Barbados, Saint George Parish, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, + more

Nationality: Barbados

Elvis Leroy Reifer (21 March 1961 – 26 August 2011) was a West Indian cricketer. He was a left-handed batsman and bowled left-arm fast-medium. Reifer made his List A debut for Barbados in 1984. ...more
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Everton Weekes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Age: 94

Birthplace: Barbados, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean, + more

Nationality: Barbados

Sir Everton DeCourcy Weekes, KCMG, GCM, OBE (born 26 February 1925) is a leading former West Indian cricketer. Along with Frank Worrell and Clyde Walcott, he formed what was known as "The ...more
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Fidel Edwards is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Age: 37

Birthplace: Barbados, Saint Peter Parish, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, + more

Nationality: Barbados

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 9.12

Fidel Henderson Edwards (born 6 February 1982) is a West Indian cricketer, who plays all formats of the game. A pace bowler, his round-arm action "not unlike" that of former fast ...more
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Float Woods is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Float Woods

Birthplace: Barbados

Nationality: Barbados

Joseph 'Float' Woods (born about 1872 in Barbados, death details unknown) was a coloured West Indian cricketer best known as a member of the 1900 West Indian tourists to England. He is reckoned ...more
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Floyd Reifer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Age: 47

Birthplace: Barbados, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean, + more

Nationality: Barbados

Batting Style: Left-handed

Batting Average: 15.5

Floyd Lamonte Reifer (born 23 July 1972) is a Barbadian cricketer. He is a left-handed middle-order batsman and a right-arm medium pace bowler. Reifer has played six Tests and eight One Day ...more
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Frank Worrell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Dec. at 43 (1924-1967)

Birthplace: Barbados, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean, + more

Nationality: Barbados

Sir Frank Mortimer Maglinne Worrell (1 August 1924 – 13 March 1967), sometimes referred to by his nickname of Tae, was a West Indies cricketer and Jamaican senator. A stylish right-handed ...more
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Garfield Sobers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Age: 83

Birthplace: Bridgetown, Barbados

Nationality: Barbados, Australia

Batting Style: Left-handed

Batting Average: 0

Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers, AO, OCC (born 28 July 1936), also known as Gary or Garry Sobers, is a former cricketer who played for the West Indies between 1954 and 1974. A highly skilled ...more
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Geoff Greenidge is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Geoff Greenidge Age: 71

Birthplace: Fontabelle, Saint Michael, Barbados

Nationality: Barbados

Geoffrey Alan "Geoff" Greenidge (born 26 May 1948, Fontabelle, St Michael, Barbados) is a former West Indian cricketer who played in five Tests from 1972 to 1973. His international ...more
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George Challenor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
George Challenor Dec. at 59 (1888-1947)

Birthplace: Barbados, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean, + more

Nationality: Barbados

George Challenor (28 June 1888 – 30 July 1947) was a West Indian cricketer who was part of the first West Indies Test side, and who faced the very first ball bowled to a West Indian cricketer in ...more
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George Francis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Dec. at 45 (1897-1942)

Birthplace: Barbados, Saint James Parish, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, + more

Nationality: Barbados

George Nathaniel Francis (11 December 1897 – 12 January 1942) was a West Indian cricketer who played in West Indies' first Test in their inaugural Test tour of England. He was a fast bowler of ...more
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Suryakiran is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
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Suryakiran is the husband of Kaveri.
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Gladstone Small is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Age: 58

Birthplace: Saint Andrew Parish, Barbados

Nationality: Barbados, England

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 6.53

Gladstone Cleophas Small (born 18 October 1961) is an English former cricketer, who played in seventeen Test matches and fifty three One Day Internationals (ODIs) for England. The cricket writer ...more
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Gordon Greenidge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Cricket Players from Barbados
Age: 68

Birthplace: Barbados, British West Indies, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean, North America, + more

Nationality: Barbados

Batting Style: Right-handed

Batting Average: 45.03

Cuthbert Gordon Greenidge (born 1 May 1951) is a Barbadian former first-class cricketer, who played Tests and One Day Internationals for 17 years for West Indies. In 2009, Greenidge was inducted ...more