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Full name Charles Clarence Passailaigue
Born August 4, 1901, Kingston, Jamaica
Died January 7, 1972, Montego Bay, St James, Jamaica (aged 70 years 156 days)
Major teams West Indies, Jamaica
Batting style Right-hand bat
|Only Test||West Indies v England at Kingston, Apr 3-12, 1930 scorecard|
Clarence Passailaigue was a close childhood friend of George Headley, who scored 183 on his first-class debut for Jamaica against MCC in 1929-30. His second match was his Test debut, also at Sabina Park, in the final Test where he made 44 and 2 not out, and he was unfortunate not to be picked for the tour of Australia in 1930-31. Indeed, it was rather odd that he never played for West Indies again. The remainder of his first-class career was spasmodic, with ten matches in the next eight years, all in either Jamaica or Trinidad. In 1931-32, he hammered a career-best 261 not out against Lord Tennyson's tourists, adding a world-record 487 for the sixth wicket with Headley.
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