Minister Cudjoe extends condolences on the passing of West Indies Legendary Spin Bowler Sonny Ramadhin
Minister of Sport and Community Development, The Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe extends her deepest condolences to the family, relatives, friends, and the sports fraternity on the passing of West Indies Legendary Spin Bowler Sonny Ramadhin.
Minister Cudjoe stated that “on behalf of the Government and people of Trinidad and Tobago, we salute Ramadhin for his tremendous contributions to the sport of cricket. Ramadhin was a dominant force through his ability to turn the ball both ways. He has proudly represented this country and has inspired many cricketers and sports aficionados both nationally and internationally. He was indeed a great cricket legend.
We salute this outstanding sportsman for his dedicated, distinguished and diligent service to Trinidad and Tobago. May his soul rest in eternal peace.”
Ramadhin became the first cricketer of East Indian descent to represent the West Indies in test cricket when he made his debut on June 8, 1950 vs England at Old Trafford, Manchester.