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Tony Greig, Former Captain of England Cricket Team and Commentator Died

Sports Current Affairs December 2012. Tony Greig, 66, the former captain of England cricket team and renowned commentator died in Sydney on 29 December 2012 following lung cancer.

Dec 29, 2012 17:00 IST
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Tony Greig, 66, the former captain of England cricket team and renowned commentator passed away in Sydney on 29 December 2012 following lung cancer. Greig was diagnosed with the ailment in October 2012.

Key elements of Tony Greig’s life:

•Tony Greig was born in Queenstown in South Africa.
•He was awarded with the Best Cricketer of the Year award in 1975.
•Greig had the test career of 58 matches and he scored 3599 runs while claiming 141 wickets.
•He played 22 ODIs and scored 269 runs while grabbing 19 wickets.
•He is said to be the leading international all-round player for England.
•In his captaincy career, the best performance was in 1976-1977.
•After the end of his cricketing career in 1977, Greig became a successful and renowned commentator.

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