Sir Garfield Sobers Statue

Sir Garfield Sobers Statue The Sir Garfield Sobers Statue in Barbados is a 1.5 tonne bronze statue 12ft tall (monument 20ft) which was commissioned by Government and designed by Caribbean Sculptors Karl Broodhagen and Virgil Broodhagen. Sir Garfield Sobers Sculpture was originally unveiled on Sunday 28th April 2002 as part of Heroes Day Celebrations. Beneath the statue is a plaque with all his life achievements in cricket.

It was dedicated to this legend Sir Garfield Auburn Sobers for his accomplishments as the world?s greatest all-rounder cricketer and for his contributions to the world of cricket.

The Sir Gary Sobers Statue as it is called in Barbados, was originally located at the Sir Garfield Sobers Round-about in Wildey, but has since been relocated to the Kensington Oval Facility on the 19th November of 2006.

The statue can now be seen near the entrance of the Sir Garfield Sobers Players' Pavilion, on the Pickwick Walk.

Sir Gary is one of the Barbados National Heroes.

Biographical Info
Born: 1936

West Indies Team Member: 1953 -1974

Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II: 1975
National Hero: 1998
Named one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Century in the year 2000


Weekly Events

Monday Take a picture next to the statue of the legendary Sir Garry Sobers, the worlds greatest all-rounder cricketer
Tuesday Take a picture next to the statue of the legendary Sir Garry Sobers, the worlds greatest all-rounder cricketer
Wednesday Take a picture next to the statue of the legendary Sir Garry Sobers, the worlds greatest all-rounder cricketer
Thursday Take a picture next to the statue of the legendary Sir Garry Sobers, the worlds greatest all-rounder cricketer
Friday Take a picture next to the statue of the legendary Sir Garry Sobers, the worlds greatest all-rounder cricketer
Saturday Take a picture next to the statue of the legendary Sir Garry Sobers, the worlds greatest all-rounder cricketer
Sunday Take a picture next to the statue of the legendary Sir Garry Sobers, the worlds greatest all-rounder cricketer

Directions

Cnr. President Kennedy Drive & Fontabelle St Michael


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