Lloyd bidding to be back commentating for West Indies tour of England

David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd bidding to be back in Sky Sports commentary box for England’s Old Trafford Tests against West Indies…. but BBC announce that Geoffrey Boycott’s bowing out

  • David Lloyd is planning to return for the final two Tests against West Indies
  • The BBC announced Geoff Boycott would not be part of Test Match Special 
  • There are concerns around the 79-year-old’s underlying health conditions 

David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd is making tentative plans to return to the Sky commentary box for the second and third Tests against West Indies at his local Emirates Old Trafford ground next month.

The BBC announced on Thursday that Geoff Boycott, 79, would not be part of this summer’s Test Match Special and TV highlights coverage because of concerns about his age and underlying health conditions.

But Sportsmail columnist Bumble, at 73, is provisionally part of the Sky team.

David Lloyd could return to Sky Sports for England’s final two Tests against West Indies

‘At the moment I’m preparing to work at the Old Trafford matches but the three key words are ‘at the moment,’ said Bumble.

‘Sky have been fantastic and understanding and we will continue to follow the guidelines and see where we are next month.

‘I’m over 70 but I feel as fit as a fiddle. I live eight miles up the road from the ground and I very much hope to be able to work.’

The BBC however announced that Geoffrey Boycott will not be part of TMS this summer

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