Steve Camacho passes away

Former West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) chief executive officer, Steve Camacho has died at the age of 69.

The 69-year-old, who was also a selector, West Indies team manager and Test batsman passed away in Antigua last week following a battle with cancer.

Camacho distinguished himself as an outstanding administrator, spending 18 years as CEO of the WICB.

He was born in British Guiana and played his early cricket at the Georgetown Cricket Club.

As a right-handed opener, he went on to play 76 first class games, scoring 4,079 runs including seven centuries and 24 half-centuries at an average of 34.

Camacho played 11 Tests for West Indies, making his debut on England’s 1968 tour of the Caribbean alongside the likes of the legendry Sir Gary Sobers, Clive Lloyd and Sir Wes Hall.

He made 640 runs with four half centuries.

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