Tony Greig

Cricketer and Commentator Tony Greig Full Name: Tony Greig
Nationality: English and South African

Profession: Cricketer and Commentator
Why Famous: The captain of England from 1975-77, he is considered by some to be one of England's leading international all-rounders and helped start World Series Cricket.

Born: October 6, 1946
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Queenstown, Cape Province, South Africa

Died: December 29, 2012 (aged 66)
Cause of Death: Heart attack brought on by lung cancer

Historical Events in the Life of Tony Greig

  • 1972-06-08 Test Cricket debut of Tony Greig, v Australia at Old Trafford (57/62)
  • 1974-04-02 Tony Greig takes 8-86 v WI Port-of-Spain (later 5-70 in 2nd inn)

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