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Full name Compton F Vyfhuis
Born May 30, 1932, Georgetown, Guyana
Died January 23, 2009, Georgetown, Guyana (aged 76 years 238 days)
|Test debut||West Indies v England at Georgetown, Mar 22-27, 1974 scorecard|
|Last Test||West Indies v Australia at Port of Spain, Apr 15-18, 1978 scorecard|
|ODI debut||West Indies v Pakistan at Albion, Mar 16, 1977 scorecard|
|Last ODI||West Indies v England at Albion, Feb 26, 1981 scorecard|
Compton Vyfhuis was a widely respected umpire who stood in six Tests between 1973-74 and 1977-78 - he was appointed for the 1980-81 Bourda Test against England which was cancelled after the Guyanese government refused to allow Robin Jackman into the country. He also stood in two ODIs and went on to become a match referee.
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