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Zak Crawley donates match shirt to blind England fan on tour with Barmy Army

Zak Crawley showed his class both on and off the pitch in England’s opening draw with the West Indies.

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England opener Zak Crawley gave his match shirt to a blind England fan on tour with the Barmy Army, following his century in the second inning of the first test with West Indies.

Crawley proved to be a shining light in England’s opener, as the 24-year-old starred against Batman after scoring an impressive 121 of 216 passes.

As usual, the England team were closely followed by the Barmy Army in Antigua, and traveling fans stood up after Crawley picked up his second Test ton.

During the celebrations, one man who caught the eye of many was blind Barmy Army member Martin Lloyd, who is said to have enjoyed Crawley’s feat as much as anyone despite his disability. town.







Martin Lloyd was in Antigua following Britain with the Barmy Army.
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Lloyd traveled to the Caribbean with his wife Tara, and ended up meeting England fan Rich ‘Tiny’ Nicholls, who acted as his ball-by-ball commentator while watching the action. action takes place.

A clip by Nicholls depicting the moment Crawley turned 100 was captured on video and shared by the Barmy Army twitter page, and has since garnered more than half a million views.

In the clip, Lloyd can be seen loving every second his fellow fan’s description of England’s opening record, and it appears the video has reached the Crawley man himself.

As a result, the next video shared of Lloyd on the Barmy Corps social media sites was a scene where England fans were presented with Crawley’s jerseys, which appeared to be signed by the entire England team.

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Martin Lloyd was given a Zak Crawley shirt.
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The gift, and England opener’s record, proved even more special for Lloyd, after the Barmy Army member revealed he was a fan of Kent, the County in which Crawley plays his domestic cricket. .

Speaking of the amazing experience, Lloyd told the PA Authority: “It’s great to be here in Joe Root’s century, Rich told me about it all, and I as a Kent fan should have witnessed it. Zak’s century was a great moment.







England’s Zak Crawley celebrates after he scored the goal of the century against the West Indies on day 4 of the first test.
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“Rich doesn’t have to do this for me, come and talk to me through the game. I only met him on Tuesday on the first day of the cricket match.

“The Barmy Army is truly a Barmy family, everyone cares about everyone and I just wanted to say thank you for the kindness and concern.”

Although Crawley’s England of the Century were unable to claim victory, they nevertheless went away with a credible draw, after the Windies beat on Thursday and ultimately conceded four goals.

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