Cammie Smith is a Barbadian cricket legend who played for the Barbados cricket team from 1960 to 1972. He was born on May 15, 1942, in Barbados.
Smith was a right-handed batsman who was known for his elegance and stylish strokeplay. He played in 70 first-class matches for Barbados, scoring 3,663 runs at an average of 38.10, with nine centuries and 18 half-centuries to his name.
Smith was also an accomplished fielder, taking 50 catches in first-class cricket.
Smith’s best performance in first-class cricket came in 1968, when he scored 212 runs against Jamaica in Kingston, Jamaica. He also scored 174 runs against Trinidad and Tobago in Bridgetown, Barbados in 1970.
After his playing days were over, Smith worked as a cricket coach and mentor to young cricketers in Barbados. He was also involved in community development initiatives, using sport as a tool to create opportunities for young people in his local area.
Cammie Smith remains a highly respected figure in the cricketing community in Barbados and beyond. His contributions to cricket and community development in Barbados will always be remembered, and he will continue to inspire future generations of cricketers in the Caribbean and beyond.