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Sonny Ramadhin: 'In 1950 we had the three Ws - England had Len Hutton'

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Last survivor of West Indies' first Test win in England 70 years ago recalls a heady day at Lord's, a tough childhood in Trinidad and his love of English pitches As England's last wicket fell at Lord's in June 1950, a handful of West Indies fans spilled over the boundary rope, keen to celebrate their first Test victory at the home of their cricket-inventing colonisers. At his home in Delph on the edge of Saddleworth Moor, Sonny Ramadhin, the last living player from that history-making West Indies side, remembers the scenes. “Quite a few of the West Indians came on to the ground and we had...
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