ICC mourns the sad demise of Tony Greig

The ICC has condoled the death of former England cricketer Tony Greig who lost a battle with lung cancer.

updated: December 29, 2012 16:09 IST
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Sydney: The ICC has offered its deep condolences on the sad demise of former England captain and celebrated commentator Tony Greig, who passed away after losing his battle with lung cancer here on Saturday. ICC chief executive David Richardson expressed his sadness on hearing the news and said, "This is an extremely sad news for cricket and the ICC send their condolences to Tony's family and in particular his wife Vivian."

"Tony played a significant part in shaping modern cricket as a player in the 1970s and then provided millions of cricket lovers with a unique insight as a thoughtful and knowledgeable commentator - primarily for the Nine Network in Australia," Richardson added.

Richardson said that Greig's wise words will be missed by cricketers, administrators and spectators around the world.

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