Australia, Sri Lanka pay tribute to Tony Greig

Tony Greig's family and the Channel 9 commentary team were invited by opposing captains Michael Clarke and Mahela Jayawardene to join the players and officials on the playing arena before the match started.

updated: January 03, 2013 11:13 IST
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Sydney: Australian and Sri Lankan players paid their respects to Tony Greig in a moving farewell to the former England captain before start of play in the third Test on Thursday.

A minute's silence was observed by players and fans in honour of Greig, who died at the weekend aged 66 from a heart attack while battling lung cancer.

A trademark Greig sunhat was placed symbolically on top of the stumps at the Sydney Cricket Ground before being taken away by his sons, Mark and Tom.

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