SIR CLIVE – Carib Vibe Radio


West Indies legend Sir Clive Lloyd received his knighthood from the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William at Windsor Castle in the United Kingdom last week.
Lloyd was due to receive the honor in 2020 but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Sir Clive Lloyd, one of the most successful Test captains, was awarded a knighthood for services to cricket. Sir Clive has played for, captained and managed West Indies cricket team,” the British Monarch said on social media.
The former captain, was one of  the most successful in the game’s history.
Guyanese born, former cricketer Clive Lloyd is made a Knight Bachelor by Britain’s Prince William, during an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle, in Windsor, England, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. Jonathan Brady/PA via Associated Press

Lloyd led the West Indies to victories over Australia at Lords in the final of the inaugural Cricket World Cup tournament in 1975.

Four years later, he again led West Indies to the world title when they beat England again at the historic venue.
The former Guyanese-born left-handed played in 110 Tests and 87 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and is one of the most successful captains of all time.
During his captaincy, the team was the most successful in the world and had a run of 27 Test matches without defeat-which includes 11 wins in a row.
In 2009 he was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.
Sir Clive,78, now lives in Manchester, England.

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