West Indies news

Former administrator Lance Murray dies

ESPNcricinfo staff

October 24, 2012

Comments: 1 | Text size: A | A

Lance Murray, a former Trinidad & Tobago player and cricket administrator, died on Sunday at the age of 91. Murray, the father of the former West Indies wicketkeeper Deryck Murray, was a former director of the WICB.

"Lance and I served as directors on the WICB, and I always found him an excellent colleague," Julian Hunte, the WICB president, said. "He was disciplined, articulate and was a true Caribbean man. Although he represented T&T, his focus was always on what was necessary, and he was an able representative of the WICB at ICC board meetings in the past."

Murray, a legspinner, played three first-class matches for T&T between 1956 and 1960. He was one of the 50 people honoured by the T&T Cricket Board last month during the country's 50th independence anniversary celebrations. He was inducted into the T&T Sports Hall of Fame in 1995 for his role as a sports administrator.

© ESPN Sports Media Ltd.

Posted by delboy on (October 24, 2012, 11:50 GMT)

May his soul rest in peace.

Comments have now been closed for this article

TopTop
Email Feedback Print
Share
E-mail
Feedback
Print
Related Links
Players/Officials: Lance Murray
Teams: West Indies
Country Fixtures Country Results
Final: Windward Is v Jamaica at Gros Islet
Apr 25-28, 2014 (10:00 local | 14:00 GMT | 10:00 EDT | 09:00 CDT | 07:00 PDT)
1st Test: West Indies v New Zealand at Kingston
Jun 8-12, 2014 (10:00 local | 15:00 GMT | 11:00 EDT | 10:00 CDT | 08:00 PDT)
2nd Test: West Indies v New Zealand at Port of Spain
Jun 16-20, 2014 (10:00 local | 14:00 GMT | 10:00 EDT | 09:00 CDT | 07:00 PDT)
3rd Test: West Indies v New Zealand at Providence
Jun 26-30, 2014 (10:00 local | 14:00 GMT | 10:00 EDT | 09:00 CDT | 07:00 PDT)
1st T20I: West Indies v New Zealand at Roseau
Jul 5, 2014 (14:00 local | 18:00 GMT | 14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT)
Complete fixtures » | Download Fixtures »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days