Seymour Nurse, Barbadian cricketer, Died at 85

Seymour MacDonald Nurse was born on November 10, 1933, in Saint Michael, Barbados and died on May 6, 2019.

He was a Barbadian cricketer.

He has played over 29 Test matches for the West Indies between 1960 and 1969.

He was a strong right-hand batsman and an aggressive, he preferred to bat in the middle order but was regularly asked to open the batting.

Coming into high-level cricket late, his Test cricket career came to what many consider a premature end in 1969.

Seymour Nurse was a member of the famous Empire Cricket Club.

His mentor was club-mate Everton Weekes.

In 1958, Seymour Nurse made his first-class cricket debut for Barbados.

The next year he made a twofold century for Barbados against the visiting English and was immediately called up for Test obligations with the West Indies.

Throughout the following five years, Nurse attempted to build up himself as a changeless apparatus in the West Indies group.

It was not until the West Indies visited England in 1966 that Nurse had the capacity to perform reliably at the worldwide dimension.

He resigned from Test cricket at the pinnacle of his forces, having recently ruled the New Zealand bowlers in a three-Test arrangement.

Nurse’s last Test innings of 258 is as yet the most noteworthy score by a cricketer in his last Test innings.

Nurse proceeded to play at club level and Barbados for certain years.

Afterward, he oversees and mentor the Barbados group and was the head mentor of the Barbados National Sports Council.

Nurse was a awarded Cricketer of the Year in 1967.

Seymour Nurse was the child of a woodworker and the most youthful of a group of two young men and two young ladies.

He is the dad of twin little girls, conceived in 1966.

Seymour Nurse passed away at 85 years old.