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Gordon Greenidge

Full Name: Sir Cuthbert Gordon Greenidge
Profession: West Indies Cricket Batsman


Born: May 1, 1951
Birthplace: St. Peter, Barbados
Age: 69 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus

Historical Events

  • 1974-11-22 Test Cricket debut of Gordon Greenidge and Viv Richards, at Bangalore
  • 1984-07-03 West Indies cricket opener Gordon Greenidge scores brilliant 214 off 242 balls in 9-wicket Lord's Test win v England
  • 1984-07-27 West Indies cricket opening batsman Gordon Greenidge smashes 223 in innings & 64 run win over England in 4th Test at Manchester; Windies lead series, 4-0
  • 1991-04-23 Gordon Greenidge scores 223 v Aus, his last Test Cricket knock at home
  • 1991-05-01 West Indian batsman Gordon Greenidge plays his last Test cricket innings, scoring 43 vs Australia in Antigua; 7,558 runs @ 44.72; 19 x 100s

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