Obituary

Berkeley Gaskin

GASKIN, BERKELEY McGARRELL, died in Georgetown, Guyana, on May 2, aged 71. A medium-pace opening bowler, he played for British Guiana from 1929 to 1953, and in 1948, when nearly 40, was picked for the first two Tests against G. O. Allen's side. Later he served frequently as Guiana's representative on the West Indies Board, and as a selector. At the time of his death he was president of the Guyana Cricket Association. He was manager of the West Indies side to India and Pakistan in 1958-59, to England in 1963, and to Australia and New Zealand in 1968-69.

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