Clive Lloyd is hailed as one of the greatest cricketers from Caribbean, and one of the most successful Test captains of all time. During his captaincy, West Indies lifted two Cricket World Cups, in 1975 and 1979 as well as had a run of 27 matches without defeat, which included 11 wins in succession.
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Former West Indies Cricketer, Former Commentator, Former ICC Match Referee, Former Chairman of Selection Committee
Left-hand middle order batsman
Date of Birth:
31 August 1944
Age (as on 2018):
Georgetown, British Guiana
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A chauffeur by profession
Lance Gibbs (West Indies cricketer)
13 December 1966 vs India
5 September 1973 vs England
West Indies, British Guiana, Guyana, Lancashire
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Career Turning Point
Clive Lloyd (with West Indies in 1975 and 1979) and Ricky Ponting (with Australia in 2003 and 2007) are the only two captains to win two Cricket World Cups.
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Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
SON – Jason Clive Lloyd (footballer for Guyana), Daughter – Chantel Jeanesse Lloyd Owens
Awards and recognitions
Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1971.
Lloyd has received the Order of Roraima, the second highest national award of his native Guyana.
Post-retirement, Lloyd was made an honorary Officer of the Order of Australia for his services to the sport of cricket.
Lesser Known Facts
At the age of 12, Clive Lloyd got hit on the eyes while trying to break up a fight. Since, he wore thick glasses.
Lloyd is said to have the heaviest bat in world cricket.
Post-retirement, Lloyd worked as a civil servant for his country’s Ministry of Health.