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Tony Greig

Short Sport, January 1, 2013

Bangladesh are unlikely to tour Pakistan due to security concerns, despite making a commitment to do so at an International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting in October. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf said last month Bangladesh had confirmed a visit for this month, which would have made it the first international side to tour Pakistan since militants attacked the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore in 2009. 

Tuesday, 1 January, 2013, 5:56am

Cricket great Tony Greig succumbs to cancer

Tony Greig

The cricket world yesterday paid tribute to former England test skipper and broadcaster Tony Greig, remembering him as "the godfather of modern cricket" due to his influence in shaping the game.

31 Dec 2012 - 3:08am

Cricket legend Tony Greig dies

Tony Greig was a controversial, swaggering figure. Photo: AFP

Flamboyant former England cricket captain and television commentator Tony Greig died of a heart attack yesterday at the age of 66, as he battled lung cancer.

South African-born Greig had only recently been diagnosed with cancer and suffered a cardiac arrest at his Sydney home, dying shortly afterwards.

30 Dec 2012 - 4:58am