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Cricket: Deryck Murray: Worrell Gave Blueprint to Beat England – Sherdon Pierre | Newsday

Deryck Murray: Worrell Gave Blueprint to Beat England

Sherdon Pierre | Newsday – Trinidad

“If you wanted to be considered equal to the English cricket team, you had to be twice as good – not only on the field but twice as good off the field.”

Deryck Murray yesterday recalled the words of cricket legend and West Indies’ first black captain Sir Frank Worrell when they first met. Murray was speaking at History Fest 2019 held at the Alma Jordan Library, University of West Indies, St. Augustine.

The topic of discussion was experiences of cricket, colonialism and nationalism.         Continue reading

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