The legendary former West Indies captain Sir Clive Hubert Lloyd received the Honourary Degree of Doctor for being an exemplar in the field of sport, management and leadership during the university’s graduation ceremony in Georgetown on Friday.
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 played 110 test matches and scored 7515 runs at an average of 46.67. Also, he played 87 ODI’s and scored 1977 runs at an average of 39.5.
His crowning moment was lifting the championship trophy in the inaugural World Cup in 1975 when he scored a match-winning 102 runs.