University of Guyana bestows Honorary Doctorate on Sir Clive
The University of Guyana (UG) awarded the Honourary Degree of Doctor to legendary Guyanese cricketer, Sir Clive Hubert Lloyd, at its 56th Convocation exercise at the National Cultural Centre over the weekend.
In recognition of the accomplishment, Cricket West Indies (CWI) congratulated Sir Clive on the award.
Ricky Skerritt, President of CWI said: “We want to congratulate Sir Clive on this well-deserved honor bestowed on him by the University of Guyana. Sir Clive’s leadership style brought unity and pride to his team. His vision and passion on the game and his respect and trust for his colleagues were the driving forces behind his immense success as he drove the West Indies to become a sporting dynasty. We celebrate with Sir Clive as he receives this valued award for his service to Guyana and West Indies cricket.”
Sir Clive was captain of the West Indies team during a period of unprecedented dominance, which included winning the Cricket World Cup in 1975 and 1979.
He played 110 Test matches between 1966 and 1985, where he scored 7,515 runs with 19 centuries.
He also played 87 ODIs and made 1,977 runs with the best score of 102 in the 1975 World Cup final against Australia at Lord’s.