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A colossus named Connie

Sep 9, 2017: Learie Constantine's influence on life and cricket in the West Indies and in his adopted home, England, went far beyond his deeds on the field

Alan Gardner

Fire in Babylon

A story of Caribbean empowerment

Sep 26, 2015: Inspired by the film, the book of the same name looks at the rise of a West Indies team alongside the life of its immigrant people in Britain

Nicholas Hogg

No. 16

Constantine and Headley

Apr 17, 2010: With their outstanding talent the two forced the cricketing elite to reconsider their view about the ability of black cricketers

Vaneisa Baksh

Caribbean Lives: Learie Constantine

Story of the boundary-breaker

May 23, 2009: A look at the far-reaching life of Learie Constantine, which successfully captures his extraordinary achievements

David Conn

Island stories

May 25, 2008: Cricket and writing are more closely bound together in the West Indies than elsewhere

Suresh Menon


'We won't have niggers in this hotel'

Jan 26, 2008: When Learie Constantine was refused a room in a London hotel ... because of his colour

Martin Williamson

Cricinfo XI

Different era, same brilliance

Sep 12, 2007: Which players from the past would have done well at Twenty20? We put our thinking caps on.

Martin Williamson and Siddarth Ravindran

Ian Botham

A crusader on and off the field

Jun 16, 2007: The news of Botham's knighthood is wonderfully appropriate and shamefully overdue

Andrew Miller

Cricketing knights

Jun 16, 2007: Cricketers who have received knighthoods

Martin Williamson

The one and only Curtly

Sep 21, 2003: 1963 In Swetes Village, Antigua, one of the great fast bowlers was born

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Learie Constantine - Cutting a dash

Sep 1, 2002: Enjoyed this article

Anthony Meredith

Wisden Cricket Monthly June 1991

The great Constantine

Jul 1, 1991: Peter Rochford remembers the most spectacular West Indian of them all

Learie Contantine recalled

The great Constantine

Apr 1991: Peter Rochford remembers the most spectacular West Indian of them all.


Learie Constantine

1940: CRICKET has known few more compelling figures than LEARY NICHOLAS CONSTANTINE of the West Indies

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