KINGSTON, Jamaica — The West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) expresses sympathies at the news of the passing of former Jamaican cricketer Renford ‘Pinnie’ Pinnock.
Pinnock, who was a wicketkeeper/batsman for Jamaica in the 1960’s and 70’s, was ill for some time and died in hospital on Friday, November 1.
Pinnock played 44 first-class matches for Jamaica.
He went on to be a coach at St Catherine Cricket Club and St. Catherine High School and served as an umpire for more than a decade.
Pinnock was the recipient of WIPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015.
WIPA President and CEO, Wavell Hinds said: “We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Renford Pinnock’s family and friends as well as to the cricket fraternity. Renford lived a life of service to the sport and again we would like to acknowledge his tremendous contribution. We are indeed saddened by his passing.”