Basil Butcher

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Title

Basil Butcher

Description

"28-year old Basil Butcher from British Guiana, is making his first cricket tour of Britain with the West Indies touring team, but already his free-scoring and rapid run-hitting against India and Pakistan, have gained him a reputation in the eyes of English cricket fans.

Butcher is pictured glancing a ball to the off, with delicacy backed by aggressive determination."

Subject

Cricket players - Guyana; Cricket; Cricket- West Indies; Cricket matches

Creator

British Information Service, Jamaica

Date

May-1963

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Butcher, Basil

Identifier

D0009438

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

British Information Service, Jamaica, “Basil Butcher,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed November 29, 2022, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/8542.