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Foffie' Williams and Frank King. Griffith had retired from first-class cricket in 1941; the great 'Mannie' Martindale had played his last first-class cricket match in 1939; and 'Foffie' had last played for Barbados in 1949. 84 The emergence of Hall and Charles Charles Griffith terrorized batsmen during the 1960s Griffith towards the end of the 1950s denoted something else. There were so many fine batsmen in Barbados at that point that the only opportunity for the adventurous youngster was in the area of fast bowling.

He later threw in his lot with Central and played for that club until he was 67 years old. 22 Blades and Yearwood, like Wood, went on to play with some distinction for Pickwick and to gain selection to Barbadian teams. Yearwood made his greatest contribution to Barbadian and West Indies cricket as an administrator. 23 The other Lodge School cricket stars of those days, who also played for Barbados, became staunch supporters of Wanderers. Worme was one of the finest bowlers for a few years in the Challenge Cup competition.

P. Sandiford, Frank Mortimer Maglinne Worrell: His Record Inningsfry-Innings (West Bridgford, 1997), 14. P. Sandiford, Clyde Leopold Wakott: His Record Innings-thinnings (West Bridgford, 1996), 10. P. Sandiford, Everton DeCourcey Weekes: His Record Innings-byInnings (West Bridgford, 1995), 6. P. Sandiford, "Barbados Then, and Barbados Now", Banja: A Magazine of Barbadian Life and Culture (1989/90): 49-53. Sandiford, "Cricket and the Barbadian Society", 364. 66 67 68 69 70 BCA, Report and Statement of Accounts, 1st April 1994 to 31st March 1995, 75-6.

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