Cricket has been Jamaica’s national sport for over 100 years. An article in the Jamaica Journal (Vol. 30, No.3), The All-Time Jamaican Eleven by Anthony Johnson, says cricket was more than just a sport for youth to focus their energies on but a teacher of essential life lessons. Imported from Britain and popularized in her colonies, Jamaican cricketers have broken several barriers in the sport and are now considered among the best in the world. Here is a slideshow of Jamaicans who have contributed to the sport…

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