New Year’s Honours: West Indies star Clive Lloyd knighted

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(BBC) Clive Lloyd, whose West Indies side dominated international cricket, has been knighted in the New Year Honours.

The Guyana-born batsman, now 75, has been honoured for his service to the game.

He captained the West Indies from 1974 until 1985 and played for Lancashire from 1968 until 1986, later settling in the Greater Manchester area.

Since retiring, he has coached West Indies and worked for the International Cricket Council.

The left-handed middle-order batsman made his Test debut aged 22 against India and scored 7,515 runs at an average of more than 46 in 110 appearances.

His former Lancashire team-mate Farokh Engineer, who also played for India, said the honour was “well overdue because a lot of his colleagues were knighted, so I am so glad”.

Read more at: BBC

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