Tony Greig

Tony Greig's wife 'unhappy' at 'debt claims, profile of family' in star's biography

Tony GreigSydney, Nov 15 : Late English Test captain and commentator Tony Greig's wife has criticized a new biography about his life.

According to News. com. au, Greig's second wife, Vivian claims some facts in the book concerning Greig's financial woes are incorrect, including the suggestion Greig's close friend and fellow World Series Cricket pioneer Kerry Packer once bailed him out of a financial crisis.

Vivian Greig also claimed that the roles of herself and the two children from her marriage with Greig (Tom and Beau) were underplayed in the book, the report said.

ICC expresses sadness over Greig's death

Tony-Greig_Dubai, Dec 29 : International Crciket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson expressed his sadness on hearing the news that former England captain and commentator Tony Greig passed away in Sydney Saturday.

"This is 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 said.

ICC expresses sadness at Tony Greig’s passing

ICC expresses sadness at Tony Greig’s passing Dubai, Dec. 29 : International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO David Richardson on Saturday expressed his sadness on hearing the news that former England captain and respected commentator Tony Greig had passed away in Sydney today.

Richardson said: "This is extremely sad news for cricket and the ICC send their condolences to Tony's family and in particular his wife Vivian.

‘Cancer-stricken’ Greig passes away at 66 due to cardiac arrest

‘Cancer-stricken’ Greig passes away at 66 due to cardiac arrest Sydney, Dec 29 : Legendary English cricketer and renown commentator Tony Greig has died after a suspected heart attack.

Greig, who was diagnosed with lung cancer in October, was rushed to St Vincent''s Hospital by ambulance from his Vaucluse home this morning between 10 and 11am, the Herald Sun reports.

 A St Vincent's spokesman David Faktor said Greig had arrived at the hospital in a very critical condition and passed away due to a cardiac arrest.

Former cricketer Tony Greig is dead

Former cricketer Tony Greig is deadLondon, Dec 29 - Former England captain Tony Greig is dead. He was suffering from lung cancer, a media report said Saturday. He was 66.

Former England captain and Channel 9 commentator Tony Greig died after being diagnosed with lung cancer, Sky News reported citing Nine Network.

Greig had been candid about the disease.

"It's not good. The truth is I've got lung cancer. Now it's a case of what they can do," Greig had said. (IANS)

ECB should have backed KP: Tony Greig

ECB should have backed KP: Tony GreigLondon, Jan. 14 : Former England captain Tony Greig has said that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) should have backed skipper Kevin Pietersen in his rift with coach Peter Moores.

Speaking to Cricinfo. com, Grieg said: "I've always maintained that when a captain is replaced, the coach's position should also be reviewed."

Greig slams Kiwi Brian McKechnie over response to 1981 underarm ball

Tony GreigMelbourne, Nov. 20 : Noted cricket commentator and former player Tony Greig has inflamed the underarm scandal that rocked the sport in 1981, by claiming the most appalling tactics of all came from New Zealand batsman Brian McKechnie.

At an "underarm reunion" featuring Greg and Trevor Chappell, Greig described McKechnie''s tame defensive push of Trevor''s infamous grubber as "bloody atrocious".

"He spat the dummy," Greig said.




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