India vs West Indies at Bangalore, 1st Test, 1974/75
West Indies vs Australia at St John's, The Frank Worrell
Trophy, 5th Test, 1990/91
Pakistan vs West Indies at Birmingham, Prudential World Cup, 8th
England vs West Indies at Manchester, Texaco Trophy, 2nd ODI, 1991
1st May 1951
Born– Cuthbert Gordon Lavine at Black Bess, St
Attended St.Peter Boys’ School, Barbados.
Moved to the UK at 14 years of age to Reading, Berkshire.
Changed name to Greenidge, after my mother married my stepfather.
Attended Alfred Sutton’s Secondary School, Reading, leaving
at 16 years of age.
Worked for Suttons Seeds in Reading.
Studied Book keeping and Accountancy whilst honing my cricket skills
on the staff at Hampshire.
21st August 1967
I made my debut for Hampshire against Warwickshire in a second team
The ‘New Gordon Greenidge’ appeared ready for action
culminating in a first team selection.
22nd August 1970
Barry Richards and I came together for the first time as Hampshire’s
opening pair, the start of what has been hailed subsequently by others
as the finest opening partnership in post war cricket. Ironically
this too was against Warwickshire. We also made a long lasting slip
fielding partnership too.