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Grantley Adams      

Full name Sir Grantley Herbert Adams

Born April 28, 1898, Government Hill, St Michael, Barbados

Died November 28, 1971, Bridgetown, Barbados (aged 73 years 214 days)

Major teams Barbados

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Harrison College, Barbados; St Catherine's College, Oxford

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 2 0 15 14 7.50 0 0 0 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1925-1926
Profile

Grantley Adams played one match for Barbados as a wicketkeeper in 1925-26 but his main claim to fame was as a politician and union leader. He was president of the Barbados Workers' Union from 1941 to 1954, after serving as leader of the Barbados Labour Party from 1938 and went on to become the first Premier of Barbados, and, in 1958, the first and only Prime Minister of the West Indies Federation as leader of the West Indies Federal Labour Party. The main arirport in Barbados is named after him and he is also one of the country's ten national heroes.
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Knighted in 1957

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