Wanderers Cricket Club
Wanderers Cricket Club is a Barbadian cricket club. The club plays in the Barbados Cricket Association Elite Division, the highest division of domestic cricket in Barbados. A multi-sport club, Wanderers also possesses a masters football team and a hockey team.
|League||Barbados Cricket Association Elite, Intermediate, 2nd Division|
|Home ground||Wanderers Ground|
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. 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.
Some notable international cricketers from Wanderers include:
- Sandiford, p. 8.
- Sandiford, p. 22.
- Sandiford, p. 9.
- Sandiford, Keith A. P. (1998). Cricket Nurseries of colonial Barbados: The elite schools 1865-1966. Kingston: The Press University of the West Indies. ISBN 976-640-046-6.
- Sobers, Garfield; Harris, Bob (2002). Garry Sobers. London: Headline. ISBN 0-7553-1006-3.
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