June 22, 2021
KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Cuthbert Gordon Greenidge is officially Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG). The West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) extends heartfelt congratulations to Sir Gordon Greenidge on this distinguished honour.
Sir Greenidge, a former Barbadian and West Indies cricketer, is one of the most successful opening batsmen of the game, amassing 7558 Test runs, including 19 centuries at an average of 44.72 and 5134 One Day International (ODI) runs at an average of 45.03. Sir Greenidge was awarded knighthood for his exceptional contribution to cricket and the development of sports.
“Congratulations to Sir Gordon Greenidge on this well-deserved recognition. Sir Greenidge’s contribution to the game is remarkable and will certainly continue to be remembered throughout the years. It is a most fitting honour” said WIPA President and CEO, Wavell Hinds.