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newscricket3 months ago

Liked how ‘pantomime villain’ Virat Kohli congratulated England's players at Edgbaston, states David Lloyd

Former England cricketer David Lloyd has remarked he had really enjoyed how Indian players, including Virat Kohli, whom he labelled 'pantomime villain', came up to congratulate England after their historic chase of 378 at Edgbaston on Tuesday. Lloyd further went on about his thoughts on Kohli.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs ENG 2022 | Jasprit Bumrah that rare beast of international cricket, remarks David Lloyd

David Lloyd was all praise for Jasprit Bumrah, acknowledging him as one of the few fast bowlers who have managed to captain a Test side in recent years, before commending his unique action. He further praised the rise of pacers in India, crediting Virat Kohli for placing focus on the department.
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newscricket9 months ago

David 'Bumble' Lloyd retires from commentary after 22 years with Sky Sports

Former England cricketer and coach David Lloyd has announced his retirement from Sky Sports after his 22-year-long association as a commentator. Lloyd, who represented England in nine Tests and eight ODIs, is well known for his lively commentary, having called some of the game's landmark moments.
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newscricket10 months ago

David Lloyd apologizes to Azeem Rafiq over offensive comments on Asian players

Former England cricketer and Sky Sports commentator, David Lloyd has issued an apology to Azeem Rafiq and Asian players after he was accused of making racist comments. Responding on his Twitter, Lloyd stated that he deeply regrets his actions, and pledged for making cricket ‘a more inclusive sport’.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs ENG | India denied James Anderson 'a final hurrah' at Old Trafford, says David Lloyd

David Lloyd has said that India might just have denied James Anderson a chance to play one final Test match at his home ground Old Trafford in Manchester. Notably, the fifth and the final Test between India and England was cancelled hours before its start on Friday, September 10.
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newscricketa year ago

ENG vs IND | Rishabh Pant reminds me of Adam Gilchrist, quips David Lloyd

Former English cricketer, David Lloyd has stated that India's young wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant reminds him of Adam Gilchrist, the Australian great. Pant scored a crucial 37 in India’s first innings against England at Lord’s, after the visitors had lost two quick wickets on the second morning.
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newscricketa year ago

ENG vs IND | Haseeb Hameed will get his chance again, reckons David Lloyd

Former England coach David Lloyd has suggested that young opener Haseeb Hameed will get another shot in the English jersey soon. He was also not impressed with the way the Indian players were behaving on day four of the ongoing Test and stated that the umpires need to be firmer with players.
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newscricketa year ago

ENG vs NZ | Lord’s game was a dreadful advert for Test cricket, opines David Lloyd

Renowned English commentator David Llyod expressed his disappointment with the Joe Root led England side’s approach in the run-chase in the first Test against New Zealand that resulted in a draw. Lloyd termed the first Test as a 'dreadful advert' for Test cricket where England lacked appetite.
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newscricketa year ago

Ollie Robinson will play Test cricket for England this summer, asserts David Lloyd

Renowned commentator David Lloyd claimed that Ollie Robinson reminded him of the great Angus Fraser and asserted that the Sussex seamer ‘will’ definitely make his Test debut this summer. Robinson, as things stand, has taken 25 wickets this County season at a stunning average of 13.80.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs ENG | Kohli has disrespected umpires throughout; toothless ICC does nothing, asserts David Lloyd

England cricket pundit David Lloyd has come hard at the Indian skipper Virat Kohli for disrespecting umpires throughout the ongoing tour and also termed the ICC toothless in regards to on-field altercations. He also added that umpires are being constantly undermined and gave examples of Kohli.
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