West Indies Cricket Legend Joel Garner To Be Honored During Caribbean Week In New York

The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) says West Indies cricket legend Joel “Big Bird” Garner will be honored during CTO’s Caribbean Week in New York from June 16-21, 2024.

CTO said on Thursday that the 6’8” former Windies fast bowler will participate in a Cricket Ceremony and Watch Party in midtown Manhattan on Monday, June 17, at the Caribbean-owned and-operated S’Aimer NYC Restaurant during an event supported by Barbados Tourism Marketing, Inc.

“Garner was a formidable presence for batsmen in the 1970s and 1980s, renowned for his blistering pace, towering bounce and devastating yorkers that often sent stumps flying,” CTO said. READ MORE…

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