Clive Hubert Lloyd was the skipper of the West Indies cricket team from 1974 to 1985. He was a tall and robust middle order batsman and an excellent cover point fielder of his time.
Lloyd played in 110 Test matches and scored 7515 runs at an average of 46.67 inclusive of 19 centuries and 39 half centuries. His top score was an unbeaten 242 and he took 90 catches and 10 wickets. In the 87 One day internationals he played he made 1 hundred and 11 fifties to overall gather 1977 runs at a batting average of 39.53. 102 was his top score and he could take 39 catches and 8 wickets.
Under Lloyd’s captaincy the West Indies became a dominant Test playing country. He became the first player from the West Indies to have 100 international caps against his name. In his Test career he has hit 77 sixes and is ranked sixth in the world in this regard. In the domestic scenario in the West Indies he played for Guyana his home country. In the English country scene he was a member of Lancashire where he was selected as a captain in 1981.
After retiring from playing cricket Lloyd was a commentator and a coach of the West Indies team. From 2001 to 2006 he played the role of an ICC match referee.
Under Clive Lloyd’s captaincy the West Indies won the 1975 and 1979 Cricket World Cups and were the runner up in the 1983 Cricket World Cup.
He was honored as the Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1971.
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