ICC Hall of Fame

Frank Worrell
Inducted: 2009 | Career: 1948 - 1963


WIWest Indies

One of West Indies greatest captains, Frank Worrell's leadership united the islands and made them a popular side. The affection with which his team was received in Australia during the landmark tour of 1960-61 is enshrined in the trophy named after him.

Player Bio

Born on August 1, 1984, Sir Frank Worrell was the first black captain of the West Indies. An elegant batsman, he scored 3,860 runs in 51 Tests at an average of 49.48, including nine centuries. He also picked up 69 wickets with 7 for 70 being his best bowling figures in an innings. More than his batting and bowling skills, he is remembered for his charismatic and influential personality, a person who united the team. He died on March 13, 1967 and was one of the 55 members to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame on January 2, 2009.

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1 Aug 1924
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Date of debut:
11 Feb 1948