Jeremy Lloyds is an English cricket umpire, born on 17 November 1954 in Penang, Malaya.
Lloyds is a consistent and calm personality who mainly umpires in first class and List A cricket games. However, he was an international umpire in his prime days.
Lloyds did his education from Blundell's School. He used to play county cricket at Somerset and was also a rugby player at Taunton R.F.C.
In his early days Lloyds worked as a ground staff for Lord's Cricket Ground and later joined Gloucestershire County Cricket Club and Orange Free State after leaving Somerset.
He was a left handed batsman but bowled right arm off breaks.
The Englishman has played 267 matches for first class cricket and has participated in 177 List A games to his name.
Lloyds has scored 10679 runs in first class cricket, with 132 being his highest ever, batting average being 31.04. He has also taken a respectable number of 333 wickets with 13 five wicket hauls and one impressive 10 wicket haul in the bowling department. He has a staggering record of 229 catches to add to his tally in the first class cricketing career.
Lloyds made his umpiring debut for first class cricket in 1996. He then went on to umpire in county cricket after 2 years.
Lloyds was selected for umpiring on the international level in the year 2000. The same year he made his first ODI debut on 6th July when West Indies took on Zimbabwe in Bristol.
His test debut came on 28th May 2004 in a match of West Indies v Bangladesh at Gros Islet.
He got deserved recognition and was included in International Cricket Council’s International Panel of Umpires and Referees for 2 years(2004-2006).
Lloyds stopped umpiring in International games from April 2006, he also stated that he had some family issues because of which he cannot continue at the highest level. Match between South Africa v Australia at Durban was his last umpired international match in March of 2006.
Jeremy has umpired 5 Tests, 18 ODIs and only one T20 match in his International career.