ICC Hall of Fame

Clyde Walcott
Inducted: 2009 | Career: 1948 - 1960


WIWest Indies

One of the Three W's who were the mainstays of West Indies batting in the 1950s, Clyde Walcott scored 3,798 runs in Tests at 56.88. He later became chairman of the ICC.

Player Bio

Sir Clyde Walcott was born on 17th January 1926 in New Orleans, St Michael, Barbados. In a career spanning over 44 Test between 1948-1960, he scored a total of 3,798 runs at an average of 56.68 including 15 centuries.

Mainly known as a part of the “three W’s”, the other two being Everton Weeks and Frank Worrell, his team mates from Barbados, Walcott scored 11,820 runs from 146 first-class matches at an average of 56.55. He died on 26th August 2006 and was one of the 55 members to be inducted into the ICC hall of Fame on 2nd January 2009.

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17 Jan 1926
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Date of debut:
21 Jan 1948