Finding Patrick Patterson: The Talented West Indian Bowler Who Disappeared 25 Years Ago
Have you even wondered what happened to Patrick Patterson, the devastating Jamaican fast bowler who played for the West Indies cricket team in the late 1980s and early 1990s?
Well an Indian Journalist, Bharat Sundaresan from The Indian Express and a avid fan, who searched for six years, was found Patrick Patterson in Jamaica. Sundaresan interviewed Patterson-and though Patterson doesn’t fully remember the man he was, or his bowling spells which went down in history, he is grateful for the dogged fan who travelled half-way around the world to his door — to hear his story.
“For years now, I’ve only heard grave and dire speculations about Patterson’s present state – that he’s lost in the bush or is in an asylum; maybe, even roaming the streets as a destitute”
Here is a shortened version of the interview titled Finding Patrick Patterson
Profile of Patrick Patterson