Seymour Nurse

Seymour Nurse was a stylish elegant middle-order batsman, who who played 29 Test for the West Indies from  1960-1969.  Nurse was first called to represent the West Indies, at the last moment for the third Test against England at Sabina Park in February 1960, he went on hit a sparkling 70 on debut.  His batting was wristy and artistic with tremendous powers of concentration, Nurse marched onto the Test stage on a high at the mature age of 26 after scoring a double hundred off the tourist in December 59.

Nurse establish himself on the 1966 West Indian tour of England, when he was 32. Nurse passed 50 five times in as many Tests, and though he hammered 137 at Headingley his best innings probably came at Trent Bridge, where he thumped a majestic 93 in trying circumstances. He was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1967, and finished his Test career with a magnificent 258 at Christchurch in 1968-69.

After retiring as a player, Semour Nurse was involved in coaching cricket, in schools, for the National Sports Council in his native Barbados. 

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Full Name Seymour MacDonald Nurse

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Date of Birth

November 10, 1933, Jack-My-Nanny Gap, Black Rock, St Michael, Barbados

Test Debut

West Indies v England at Kingston - Feb 17-23, 1960 

Last Test Match

New Zealand v West Indies at Christchurch - Mar 13-17, 1969 

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right-arm offbreak

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