Lloyd, Greenidge receive Knighthood
Legendary former Windies cricketers, Clive Lloyd and Gordon Greenidge, have been awarded Knighthoods in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.
Lloyd, the 75-year-old Guyanese who captained the Windies to World Cup triumphs in 1975 and 1979, was honoured for his services to cricket.
Greenidge, meanwhile, a 68-year-old former opening batsman, has been conferred with the Order of St Michael and St George Knight Commander for “services to cricket and to the development of sport” on the overseas list.
Conde Riley, the Barbados Cricket Association president and Cricket West Indies director, has also been honoured for “services in the field of sport and in particular cricket administration”.