Former Australian Test captain Bill Lawry has tipped a celebratory tone for the fans during the Boxing Day and the final Ashes Test in Sydney given the scintillating performances of the Australian players, who are leading the series 3-0.
In a tribute to late cricketer-turned-commentator Tony Greig, who passed away after suffering from a heart attack last week, Australian captain Michael Clarke wore his signature neckerchief while leading his team onto the field in the second Test against Sri Lanka which started here today.
Former Australia captain batsman Ian Chappell has paid tribute to legendary England captain and renown commentator Tony Greig after his sudden demise due to a heart attack, saying he and Greig were best of enemies.
Former players Ian Botham and Nasser Hussain have paid tributes to the legendary England captain and renown commentator Tony Greig after his sudden demise due to a heart attack on Saturday at the age of 66.
Remembering Tony Greig, who passed away after losing his battle with lung cancer, Sri Lanka`s World Cup winning skipper Arjuna Ranatunga said that former England captain and celebrated commentator stood by Sri Lanka when most others did not.
Former Australian cricket captain Bill Lawry recalls his first meeting with former England cricketer Tony Greig – the man who would become his commentary box offsider for more than three decades. "He said to me: ``Aren`t you the captain of Australia that lost 4-0 against South Africa?``, Lawry said.
Former England cricketer and now a commentator, Robin Jackman has been diagnosed with cancer and will undergo seven weeks of radiotherapy following two operations to remove malignant tumours from his vocal cords.