Official funeral for Seymour Nurse on May 17

Bridgetown, Barbados, May 14 - ( - Seymour Nurse, the outstanding former Barbados and West Indies batsman, will receive an official funeral on Friday, May 17, at Kensington Oval. The service starts at 9:30 a.m.

His body will repose for viewing at his long-standing club, Empire, Pavilion Road, Bank Hall, St. Michael on Wednesday from 4 p.m to 6 p.m. and at Cricket Legends of Barbados, Fontabelle, St. Michael, on Thursday, also from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The interment will be at the Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church.

Nurse passed away on May 6 at the age of 85 after a long illness.

He played 29 Tests between 1960 and 1969, scoring 2523 runs including six centuries and ten half-centuries, at an average of 47.60.

In 141 first-class matches, Nurse amassed 9489 runs with 26 centuries and 40 half-centuries, at an average of 43.93.

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