Tony Greig

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.