Saturday, December 29, 2012

Tony Greig dies of cardiac arrest

The death news of Tony Greig has come as a great shock for millions of cricket lovers. Cricket fans will not see him anymore doing commentary. He was just 66-year-old when he breathed his last.
This legendary commentator died of cardiac arrest in ST Vincent’s hospital. When he was taken to hospital from his home in the morning between 10 and 11am, his condition was critical and he had no hope of recovery.
He was diagnosed with lung cancer two months before his death. He was suffering from this incurable disease. Even, he went under surgery later in November.
The South Africa-born Tony Greig was the former England cricket captain. Between 1972 and 1977, he played 58 Tests for England. After that he joined the Australian media magnate Kerry Packer's breakaway World Series.
Later he became a popular commentator and had worked for Nine Network. Cricket fans pay tribute to him. May God rest his soul in peace.