Deaths of Joe Solomon and Clyde Butts Solomon played 27 Test matches for the West Indies between 1958 and 1965, scoring 1326 runs at an average of 34. He started his first-class cricket career at the age of 26. Former spinner Clyde Butts has died after a car accident at the age of 66.

Sports Station, New Delhi. Joe Solomon and Clyde Butts pass away: Sad news for West Indies cricket on Saturday. Death of two West Indies cricketers. Former spinner Clyde Butts died at the age of 66 and batsman Joe Solomon died at the age of 93. After the death of these cricketers, there was a wave of mourning in the West Indies cricket community. The board gave this information through a post on social media.

died in a car accident

Former West Indies player Clyde Butts died in a car accident. He played his last international match against India. Clyde Butts was successfully selected for the West Indies team in the 1980s. Butts made his Test debut in 1985 and his last match was against India in 1988. Clyde Butts played a total of 7 test matches for West Indies and took 10 wickets. During this period he also scored 108 points.

Joe Solomon also died

Meanwhile, former West Indies and Guyana batsman Joe Solomon passed away on Saturday at the age of 93. The West Indies Cricket Board has expressed condolences on the demise of Joe Solomon. Joe Solomon will always be remembered for the first test match draw.

It is noteworthy that Joe Solomon played 27 Test matches for West Indies between 1958 and 1965, in which he scored 1326 runs at an average of 34. He started his first-class cricket career at the age of 26.

He scored centuries in his first three first-class innings, including 114 not out against Jamaica, 108 against Barbados and 121 in Pakistan’s warm-up match for the West Indies tour. He was later selected in the West Indies team for the tour of India. He scored an unbeaten 100 runs in the fourth Test match in Delhi and his average in the series was 117.

The first test match in test history ended in a draw.

Joe Solomon will always be remembered for the first draw in Test match history in 1960. This surprising thing happened during the test match against Australia at Gabba. Australia needed six runs from eight balls with three wickets remaining. Australia’s Richie Benaud and Wally Groat were out early.

There is a record of drawing the first test match

Now Australia needed two balls and one run, with one wicket remaining. Australia’s Lindsay Clyne was the last batsman in and was looking for a run, but a straight ball from Solomon changed the whole story. Ian Meckiff was dismissed for a direct throw, which resulted in a drawn first Test match.

When the hat-side door falls, give it to Sittingwick

Apart from this, he also made some important scores in this test, but Solomon’s batting is famous for his controversial wickets on this tour. In the second Test, his cap fell and hit the stumps and was declared a hit.