29 December 2012

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RIP Cricketer Tony Greig Ex. England Captain dies at age 66

RIP Cricketer Tony Greig Ex. England Captain dies at age 66

Former England cricket captain and veteran Channel 9 commentator Tony Greig died at age 66.

Greig was diagnosed with lung cancer in October.

He also underwent an operation and chemotherapy to fight the condition.

He underwent an operation for the cancer in November

Greig died at St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney on 29 December 2012 after going into cardiac arrest following a heart attack

Facts about Tony  Greig

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Anthony William Greig was an English Test cricketer

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Known for his work as a commentator

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Born in South Africa

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Greig qualified to play for the English national cricket team by virtue of his Scottish parentage

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Born: October 6, 1946, Queenstown

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Died: December 29, 2012

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Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)

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Spouse: Vivian Greig

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Batting style: Right-handed

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Siblings: Ian Greig








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2 comments:

Rahul Aggarwal January 01, 2013  

you are a Legend Tony!!!

you'll always be remembered in our prayers!