Points to Remember:
- At an age where players retire from Test cricket in their 20s and early 30s, West Indies’ Cecil Wright has finally announced his retirement from all forms of cricket at the ripe old age of 85.
- Wright, who made his first-class debut for Jamaica, played his first match against a Barbados side which had Windies legends Wes Hall and Sir Garfield Sobers among their ranks.
- While his name will never be taken alongside the legendary players like Viv Richards and Joel Garner but in longevity, it is the other way round.
- The 85-year-old also claims to have played over two million games taking over 7,000 wickets in professional cricket.
About West Indies cricket team:
- Captain: Jason Holder (Test and ODI), Carlos Brathwaite (T20I)
- Coach: Floyd Reifer
- World Cup Champions: 1975, 1979
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Which West Indies bowler has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket at the ripe old age of 85?Cecil Wright
- Who is the present ODI captain of West Indies cricket team? Jason Holder
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