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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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This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Barbados cricket players?" and "Which cricket players are from Barbados?"

You can click on the names of these legendary cricket players of Barbados in order to get more information about each one. If you play cricket or just love the sport then use this list of talented Barbados cricket players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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  • 1

    Arthur Hendy

    Dec. at 61 (1912-1973)

    BirthplaceBarbados, British West Indies, North America, Caribbean Sea, Americas

    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 between 1951 and...  more
  • 2

    BirthplaceBarbados, Saint Peter Parish, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles

    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 "fabulously...  more
  • 3

    Carlos Brathwaite

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceBarbados

    Batting Average11

    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 days...  more
  • 4

    BirthplaceBarbados

    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

    Dec. at 80 (1926-2006)

    BirthplaceBridgetown, 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 Worrell: all...  more
  • 6

    Conrad Hunte

    Dec. at 67 (1932-1999)

    BirthplaceBarbados, British West Indies, North America, Caribbean Sea, Americas

    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....  more
  • 7

    Dale Richards

    Age: 44

    BirthplaceBarbados, Belleplaine, Caribbean Sea, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean

    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 first...  more
  • 8

    Denis Atkinson

    Dec. at 75 (1926-2001)

    BirthplaceChrist Church Parish, 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 first-class...  more
  • 9

    Dennis Archer

    Age: 57

    BirthplaceBarbados

    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 & Tobago on 7...  more
  • 10

    Derek Sealy

    Dec. at 70 (1912-1982)

    BirthplaceBarbados, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean

    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 Test...  more
  • 11

    BirthplaceBarbados, Saint James Parish, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles

    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Batting Average41.27

    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 Greenidge...  more
  • 12

    BirthplaceSaint Michael Parish, Barbados

    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Batting Average16.69

    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 as...  more
  • 13

    Elvis Reifer

    Dec. at 50 (1961-2011)

    BirthplaceBarbados, Saint George Parish, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles

    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. The...  more
  • 14

    BirthplaceSaint Michael Parish, 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 Three Ws"...  more
  • 15

    BirthplaceBarbados, Saint Peter Parish, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles

    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Batting Average9.12

    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 bowler Jeff Thomson....  more
  • 16

    Float Woods

    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 to be...  more
  • 17

    BirthplaceChrist Church Parish, Barbados

    Batting StyleLeft-handed

    Batting Average15.5

    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
  • 18

    Frank Worrell

    Dec. at 43 (1924-1967)

    BirthplaceSaint Michael Parish, 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 batsman and...  more
  • 19

    BirthplaceBridgetown, Barbados

    Batting StyleLeft-handed

    Batting Average0

    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 bowler, an...  more
  • 20

    Geoff Greenidge

    Age: 72

    BirthplaceFontabelle, Saint Michael, 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 career ended...  more
  • 21

    George Challenor

    Dec. at 59 (1888-1947)

    BirthplaceBarbados, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean

    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 a...  more
  • 22

    George Francis

    Dec. at 45 (1897-1942)

    BirthplaceSaint James Parish, 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
  • 23

    Suryakiran

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  • 24

    BirthplaceSaint Andrew Parish, Barbados

    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Batting Average6.53

    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
  • 25

    BirthplaceBarbados

    Batting StyleRight-handed

    Batting Average45.03

    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