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New Cricket Headguard

Lancashire and England cricketer David “Bumble” Lloyd is far from 'bowled over' by the idea of the introduction of a new headguard. Anglia TV.

Sport 1971 3 mins

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Cricketer David Lloyd shows Anglia TV a new headguard, this one being used in lacrosse games, which is very similar to the head protection that will be introduced for cricket fielding. Lancashire and England player Lloyd, nickname “Bumble”, thinks the headgear looks a bit silly, nonetheless following Roger Davis taking a hit in recent weeks he thinks perhaps it’s still a good idea!