Wanderers Cricket Club

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Wanderers Cricket Club is a Barbadian cricket club. The club plays in the Barbados Cricket Association Upper Intermediate Division, having been relegated from Division 1 in 2010.[1]

Wanderers is the oldest existing cricket club in Barbados. The club was founded in 1877 with its initial membership drawn from the social elite of the colony, and exclusively white.[2] The club had a strong rivalry with Pickwick Cricket Club, another white club, but one which drew its membership from a slightly lower social class. Changes in Barbadian society meant that from the 1960s onwards, the membership of Wanderers gradually came to reflect the general Barbadian population.[3]

The club originally played at the Bay Land until moving to Dayrells Road in 1952.[2]

Notable cricketers from Wanderers include:

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bynoe, Kenmore (21 April 2001). "‘No point’ to new system". The Nation. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Sandiford, p. 8.
  3. ^ Sandiford, p. 22.
  4. ^ Sandiford, p. 9.
  5. ^ Sandiford, p. 23.
  6. ^ Sobers, p. 14.
  7. ^ Eastmond, Harold (4 July 2010). "Greene, Bradshaw guide Wanderers to 250 all out". The Nation. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  8. ^ "Pedro Collins aims at 100". DNA India. 9 June 2006. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 

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