12 Facts About Deryck Murray


Deryck Lance Murray was born on 20 May 1943 and is a former West Indies cricketer.


Deryck Murray deputised for Clive Lloyd as West Indies captain in one Test match in 1979.


Deryck Murray was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and educated at Queen's Royal College; he first played for Trinidad and Tobago national cricket team while still at school.


Deryck Murray went on to study at the University of Nottingham and Jesus College, Cambridge, earning his Cambridge blue and captaining Cambridge University Cricket Club in 1966.


Deryck Murray was first selected for the West Indies as a 20-year-old, under the captaincy of Frank Worrell; in his maiden series in 1963 he effected a record 24 dismissals.


The West Indies went onto win the final, Deryck Murray clinching victory with the run out of Jeff Thomson.


Deryck Murray played in the West Indies victory in the final of the second world cup in 1979.

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Deryck Murray captained the West Indies in one Test against Australia in 1979, and in two one-day internationals.


Deryck Murray played in the English County Championship for Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire.


Deryck Murray officiated as match referee for three One Day Internationals in 1992.


Deryck Murray has served as President of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board.


Deryck Murray is Chairman of the Trinidad and Tobago Transparency Institute, the local branch of the anti-corruption organisation Transparency International.