35 Barbadians strike a pose at Kensington Oval

Published: Wednesday, June 1, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Bridgetown:Thirty-five Barbadians, who had turned out for for West Indies in Tests, One-day Internationals or tour matches, congregated at the Kensington Oval here for an historic picture.

The gathering was necessitated to mark the last Test match to be played at this venue before massive renovations are carried out in preparation for the 2007 World Cup.

It may recalled that Kensington Oval is slated to host the World Cup final and other key matches of the showpiece event two years from now.

The venue hosted its first-ever Test match West Indies against England in 1930. The Oval has so far hosted 43 Tests.

The full list of those present: Sir Everton Weekes, Sir Clyde Walcott, Michael Frederick, Charlie Griffith, Wes Hall, Seymour Nurse, Robin Bynoe, Norman Marshall, Cammie Smith, David Holford, John Shepherd, Rawle Brancker, Tony White, Richard Edwards, David Allan, Peter Lashley, Geoffrey Greenidge, Tony Howard, Collis King, Wayne Daniel, Albert Padmore, David Murray, Gordon Greenidge, Desmond Haynes, Joel Garner, Ezra Moseley, Alvin Greenidge, Thelston Payne, Milton Small, Carlisle Best, Roland Holder, Vasbert Drakes, Philo Wallace, Adrian Griffith, and Hendy Bryan.

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