India v England: TalkSport pundit David 'Bumble' Lloyd reveals fourth Test absence

Lloyd returned to the commentary box for an England Test for the first time since 2021 when he joined TalkSport for the third Test, he will sit out the fourth which begins on Friday (February 23)


TalkSport commentator David 'Bumble' Lloyd has been struck down with Covid-19 and will not be on duty during the fourth Test between India and England in Ranchi, which starts on Friday (February 23).

Having returned to the mic for the third Test, the ex-England head coach revealed the news via social media on Monday (February 19).

Lloyd wrote: “Covid positive yet again… will miss 4th Test.”

Lloyd was a favourite of Sky Sports' cricket coverage for 22 years before departing in 2021. He appeared on Lancs TV's county coverage during 2022 and 2023, but the third Test on TalkSport marked a return to first England coverage for the 76-year-old.

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