2020 Frank Worrell Lecture Series will feature presentation by CWI President Ricky Skerritt

By November 15, 2020

Cricket West Indies President Ricky Skerritt will deliver the feature address titled "Reforming Cricket West Indies - For Improved On-Field Results" at the 20th anniversary of the Frank Worrell Lecture Series on Monday, November 16, when the regional board will once again pay tribute to the late West Indies great, the first Black man to be appointed captain of the West Indies cricket team.

The lecture series is set to start at 7:30pm (8:30pm ECT) and will also be available on UWI TV.

In December 1960, Worrell led the team on tour of Australia where history was created in the first Test at the Gabba in Brisbane that ended in a memorial tie. It was the start of a series which would go down in history as the one “which saved Test cricket and kept it alive”.

Thei annual lecture would normally be held to an audience at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies – where Sir Frank Worrell is buried overlooking the Three Ws Oval – alongside his other famous team-mates Sir Clyde Walcott and Sir Everton Weekes.

However, due to COVID-19 protocols, Mr Skerritt will deliver his address virtually.

 

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