David Lloyd Family – David Lloyd is an English former cricket player, umpire, coach and now commentator with the Net Worth of $25 Million know all about him in this Blog.
He is known through the cricketing world as “Bumble” because of the ostensible similarity between his facial profile and those of the Bumblies, characters from Michael Bentine’s children’s television programmes.
David Lloyd Wiki
|Birthdate||18 March 1947|
|Age (as of 2021)||74 years|
|Place of Birth||Accrington, United Kingdom|
|Children||Graham Lloyd, Ben Lloyd|
|Parents||Name not Known|
David Lloyd is an English former cricket player, umpire, coach and now commentator, who played county cricket for Lancashire County Cricket Club and Test and One Day International cricket for the English cricket team. He also played semi-professional football for Accrington Stanley.
A left-handed batsman and left-arm spin bowler, he played nine Tests, with a highest score of 214 not out, and eight One Day International matches. In first-class cricket he was a successful all-rounder, scoring a career aggregate of more than 19,000 runs and taking 237 wickets. He captained his county from 1973 to 1977.
David Lloyd Family, Parents
Lloyd was born in Accrington, Lancashire in March 1947, and was educated at Accrington Secondary Technical School.He has not reveal any information about his parents and Family.
David Lloyd Wife, Children
David Bumble Lloyd married with wife Diana Lloyd and the couple have two son together.His son, Graham Lloyd, was born in 1969; he went on to play six ODI matches for England, and enjoyed a successful career for Lancashire, as well as with his father for Cumberland and Accrington.
A second son, Ben Lloyd, also played Lancashire League cricket between 1999 and 2000, making seven appearances for Church. In 2018, Lloyd was given the freedom of Accrington.
David Lloyd Net Worth
David Lloyd is an English former cricket player, umpire, coach and now commentator has an estimated Net Worth around $25 Million in 2022.
David Lloyd Playing Career
Lloyd had an extensive playing career, with 407 first-class matches and 288 one day games. He scored nearly 27,000 runs and took 276 wickets in his career for Lancashire and England, and took 423 catches. His batting average of 33.33 in all first-class cricket, and bowling average of 30.26, illustrate his capability as a successful all-rounder.He scored over 1,000 runs in a season on ten occasions, and scored hundreds in all three major domestic competitions.
His total career spanned twenty years from 1965 to 1985, and he also played lower level cricket for Cumberland as well as league and club cricket in Accrington,for whom he continued to appear for until 2009 alongside his son.
He scored the winning runs for Accrington in the final game of the 2009 season ensuring they won their seventh Lancashire League title. It was in the Lancashire League initially that Lloyd found enough success to attract the attention of the county selectors, playing 33 matches for Accrington between 28 July 1962 and his first-class debut.
Lloyd made his England ODI debut on 7 September 1973 at The Oval, London against the West Indies under the captaincy of Mike Denness. In this 55-over match, England were reduced to 189/9, Lloyd making only eight before being run out. The West Indies reached the target from 42.2 overs, for the loss of only two wickets.He was nevertheless called up to the Test squad for the second Test against India on 20 June 1974 at Lord’s.
Opening the batting in place of Geoffrey Boycott,Lloyd scored 46 as England reached 629 all out, thanks largely to 188 from Dennis Amiss, 118 from Denness, and 106 from Tony Greig. India made 302 in their first innings reply, Lloyd bowling only two overs for four runs. Following on, India were dismantled by Geoff Arnold (four wickets) and Chris Old (five wickets), falling to 42 all out and giving England victory by an innings and 285 runs.
He was, however, recalled for two ODI matches in 1978 and 1980. The first, on 26 May 1978, was against Pakistan at The Oval, where he scored 34 from 61 balls, and the second and final match was on 28 May 1980 against the West Indies at Headingley.Here, he faced only eight balls batting down the order, scoring one run before breaking his arm,the tourists going on to win by 24 runs.
David Lloyd Coaching Career
Lloyd became Lancashire head coach in 1993, and went on to guide Lancashire to their third Benson and Hedges Cup title.In 1995, Lloyd came into conflict with Dermot Reeve, then coach of Somerset, while in the Old Trafford committee room. He stated, according to Reeve in his biography Winning Ways: “I don’t like you Reeve. I never have liked you. You get right up my nose and if you come anywhere near me, I’ll rearrange yours.”
Lloyd became England’s coach in 1996, and saw England to Test series victories against India, New Zealand and South Africa, as well as ODI victories against India, Pakistan and the West Indies.He worked to expand England’s support structure, including “a fitness consultant and a media relations officer, as well as a number of specialist coaches.”
In 2000, Lloyd published his autobiography, Anything but Murder, published by Harper Collins.The book received criticism on 15 May 2000, from former England batsman Graham Thorpe who reacted to Lloyd’s criticism of him and his influence on the team at a moment when Thorpe had been left out of a match against Zimbabwe.
Lloyd also criticised Nasser Hussain and Andy Caddick; Hussain as poor in his preparation for Test matches, and Caddick as insecure about his cricket. Lloyd later stated that he had “been taken a little bit by surprise by the criticism of the reference to players.”