Jeff Stollmeyer

Trinidad and Tobago cricketer who played as an opening batsman.

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Cricket West Indies

Governing body for cricket in the West Indies (a sporting confederation of over a dozen mainly English-speaking Caribbean countries and dependencies that once formed the British West Indies).

Cricket West Indies logo
Pre-1999 Flag of the West Indies Cricket Board and Team
Flag of the West Indies Cricket Board and Team used until mid-2017

Jeffrey Stollmeyer: 1974–1981

West Indies cricket team

Multi-national men's cricket team representing the mainly English-speaking countries and territories in the Caribbean region and administered by Cricket West Indies.

Map of Cricket West Indies' members and affiliates. Full members are in bold, sub-members are in normal text, and affiliates in italics.
Learie Constantine, who played Test cricket in the 1920s and 1930s, was one of the first great West Indian players.
Darren Sammy. The West Indies have won three major tournament titles: the Champions Trophy once, and the World Twenty20 twice. Both World T20s were won with Sammy as captain, making him the only West Indian captain besides Clive Lloyd with multiple ICC tournament victories.
Former flag of the West Indies cricket team used until 1999. This flag became public domain but the current version is copyrighted.
Queen's Park Oval, Trinidad
Viv Richards, who has a Test batting average of 50.23 from 121 matches, captained the West Indies from 1985–86 to 1991, a period throughout which the West Indies were the best Test match side in the world.
Brian Lara holds the world record for highest score in Test cricket (400 v. England in 2003–04)
Courtney Walsh, who captained the West Indies between 1993–94 and 1997–98.

Of the West Indies players in that first match after the war only Gerry Gomez, George Headley, Jeffrey Stollmeyer, and Foffie Williams had previously played Test cricket.

John Goddard (cricketer)

Cricketer from Barbados who captained the West Indies in 22 of his 27 Tests between 1948 and 1957.

John Goddard in 1950

Goddard made 182 runs at 26.00 and took 5 wickets at 32.20 in the six Tests he played (he stood down for the Fifth Test, allowing Jeff Stollmeyer to captain the side – to a 202-run defeat).

Allan Rae (cricketer)

Jamaican cricketer who played as a batsman.

He also had a famous opening partnership alongside Trinidadian batsman Jeffrey Stollmeyer with the duo averaging a lofty 71 in their 13 tests as a pair.

Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago

Town in Trinidad and Tobago.

Jeff Stollmeyer (1921–1989, cricketer)

Vic Stollmeyer

West Indian cricketer who played in one Test in 1939.

Vic Stollmeyer was the older brother of West Indian captain Jeff Stollmeyer.

Brian Statham

English professional cricketer from Gorton, in Manchester, who played for Lancashire County Cricket Club from 1950 to 1968 and for England from 1951 to 1965.

A graph showing Statham's Test career bowling statistics and how they have varied over time.

England's recovery hinged on his dramatic opening spell of three wickets for ten runs in the Third Test at Georgetown when he dismissed Frank Worrell, Jeff Stollmeyer and Clyde Walcott.

Ray Lindwall

Cricketer who represented Australia in 61 Tests from 1946 to 1960.

Bill O'Reilly, Lindwall's captain at St George
The St. George rugby league team of 1946. Lindwall is seated front right. His brother Jack is back right.
A signed sports card of Lindwall.
A signed picture of Lindwall at practice
Lindwall traps Peter May LBW in the First Test against England, 1954–55.
Ray Lindwall's Test batting performances. The red bars indicate the runs that he scored in an innings, with the blue line indicating the batting average in his last ten innings. The blue dots indicate an innings where he remained not out.
Lindwall (l) with (l to r) Australian prime minister Sir Robert Menzies, his former Test captain Lindsay Hassett and then West Indies' captain Frank Worrell at Manuka Oval in 1961.
Ray Lindwall at full stretch

In the second innings, Lindwall took two further wickets and struck vice-captain Jeff Stollmeyer in the head.

Garfield Sobers

Former cricketer who played for the West Indies between 1954 and 1974.

Sobers in 2012
Statue of Sobers outside Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

West Indian captain and opening batsman Jeff Stollmeyer twisted his ankle after treading on a ball ahead of the Fourth Test in Barbados, "triggering huge debate about who should open."

Rolph Grant

West Indian cricketer who captained the team on their 1939 tour of England.

Rolph Grant in 1939

When the West Indies needed an opening batsman during the 1939 tour he took over the role, opening with Jeffrey Stollmeyer in all three Tests, with a highest score of 47.