December 12, 2022
KINGSTON, JAMAICA – The West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) extends whole-hearted congratulations to Sir Clive Lloyd on receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of Guyana.
Sir Clive Hubert Lloyd, born August 1944, is a former Guyanese and West Indies cricketer and captain. Lloyd is one of the most successful captains of the game. The West Indies dominated the game under Lloyd’s leadership for almost two decades, winning two Cricket World Cup titles in 1975 and 1979 and placing second in 1983. Lloyd amassed 7515 Test runs, including 19 centuries at an average of 46.67 and 1977 One Day International (ODI) runs at an average of 39.54. Sir Clive Lloyd later became a team manager, coach, match referee, commentator, and administrator.
Sir Lloyd received the honorary doctorate for his contribution to sport, management and leadership on Friday, December 9, 2022, in Georgetown.
WIPA President and CEO, Wavell Hinds, expressed, “On behalf of the management, executive and membership of WIPA, a hearty congratulations to Sir Clive on this deserving recognition. Sir Lloyd’s contribution to West Indies cricket is highly commendable and inspirational and will live on for many years to come. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”