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The Vaseline affair

Dec 1, 2012: When a discarded strip of gauze threatened to derail a series

Martin Williamson

A battle of allrounders, captains, coaches and quick men

Nov 1, 2012: The Australia-South Africa series is one to make cricket lovers everywhere sit up. One man in particular

Mark Nicholas

England news

Greig diagnosed with lung cancer

Oct 20, 2012: Tony Greig, the former England captain, has been diagnosed with a form of lung cancer

ESPNcricinfo staff

The DRS debate

Greig has yorked himself over DRS

Jun 28, 2012: The BCCI is in the right over the DRS; the ICC has been wrong from day one but doesn't want to admit it

Martin Crowe

MCC Spirit of Cricket Lecture

Tony Greig Cowdrey Lecture: The full transcript

Jun 26, 2012: A full transcript of Tony Greig's MCC Spirit of Cricket Lecture at Lord's

MCC Spirit of Cricket Lecture

Greig implores India to govern for the world game

Jun 26, 2012: Tony Greig has appealed to the BCCI to abandon self interest and "embrace the spirit of cricket and govern in the best interests of world cricket

George Dobell

'You need to change the way the batsman plays'

Feb 9, 2012: Fielding up close to the bat isn't just about pulling off blinding catches and taking blows to the body

Interviews by Daniel Brettig and Nagraj Gollapudi

'I just try to convey my enjoyment of cricket'

Jan 30, 2012: Now as 40 years ago, Bill Lawry can get excited at the drop of a hat - by a shot, a ball, a catch. His job, he says, is to make the man in the garden come into the house to check what happened

Interview by Sidharth Monga

MCC news

Greig to give Cowdrey lecture

Dec 8, 2011: Tony Greig the former England captain, will deliver the 12th MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey lecture at Lord's next year

ESPNcricinfo staff

Why does Greig get a raw deal?

May 4, 2011: The former England captain is still not fully accepted by the English cricket establishment - supposedly for his role in the Packer affair. Why is this?

Rob Steen

England in India 1976-77

'Vaseline incident should have never happened'

Feb 9, 2010: Controversy erupted during the third Test in Chennai, when it was alleged that John Lever was using Vaseline on the ball to help it swing. Tony Greig recalls the incident


Ball-tampering is an open secret - Greig

Feb 8, 2010: Former England captain Tony Greig believes ball-tampering has been prevalent over the years

ESPNcricinfo staff

Indian Cricket League

'The battle is not over' - Greig

Jun 2, 2009: The former England captain has admitted it is natural to assume that the ICL is winding down after 79 Indian cricketers accepted BCCI's amnesty offer

Ranjit Shinde

England's captain-coach controversy

Captain should be in control - Greig

Jan 13, 2009: In the wake of the falling out between Kevin Pietersen and Peter Moores, which ultimately cost both men their jobs, the former England captain Tony Greig has said that the captain should be in ultimate control of the team

ESPNcricinfo staff

Year two, week one

Oct 18, 2008: The ICL's second season has some improvements over the first, but there's a fair amount of work left

Sriram Veera

Indian Premier League

Greig backs Clarke's stance on IPL

Apr 8, 2008: The former England captain, Tony Greig, believes that the England & Wales Cricket Board is right to resist calls for its contracted players to be allowed to play in the lucrative Indian Premier League, but has rubbished suggestions from the board's chairm

ESPNcricinfo staff

Indian Cricket League

Court action against ECB inevitable - Greig

Mar 14, 2008: Tony Greig believes court action will become inevitable if the ECB decides to ban players appearing in the ICL

ESPNcricinfo staff

The Packer timeline

World Series Cricket - April to May 1977

Oct 22, 2007: A timeline of events in World Series Cricket

David Frith


Who's grovelling now?

May 19, 2007: When Tony Greig overstepped the line on the eve of England's series against West Indies

Martin Williamson

Cricinfo XI

Signing off with a whimper

Apr 26, 2007: Brian Lara's final innings ended in anticlimax, but he is not alone in not bowing out in fairytale fashion. Here are 11 other players who have departed with a whimper rather than a bang

Martin Williamson
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