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When Sunny made 438 look gettable

Sep 5, 2015: Had India pulled off a remarkable victory at The Oval in 1979, Sunil Gavaskar's 221 would be up there as the greatest Test innings

Martin Williamson

England news

Willey, Sharp fail in fight against retirement

Mar 13, 2015: Peter Willey and George Sharp, the highly respected umpires, have been forced to retire not through failing eyesight or sciatica but as the result of a finding by a judge at a central London employment hearing

Ivo Tennant

County news

Willey, Sharp make last stand against ECB

Feb 5, 2015: The outcome of the age discrimination and unfair dismissal case brought by Peter Willey and George Sharp against the ECB is a hard one for even experienced lawyers to call

Ivo Tennant

County news

Willey not yet ready for life of fishing

Sep 1, 2014: Peter Willey feels he has two years left in him and isn't prepared to turn to his other love just yet

Ivo Tennant

County news

Umpires refuse to leave the field

Aug 28, 2014: Peter Willey and George Sharp, two long-serving and respected umpires who face mandatory retirement at the end of this season, intend to take the ECB to a tribunal to prolong their careers beyond 65

Ivo Tennant

Middlesex v Nottinhamshire, Lord's, 4th day

Robson closes in on England debut

Apr 16, 2014: Chris Rogers and Sam Robson engineered Middlesex's victory against Notts - and Rogers reckons Robson is ready for an England debut

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Lord's

Peter Willey

Saved for the best

Oct 15, 2011: Few have been bred tougher than Peter Willey, who specialised in fronting up to West Indies head-on

Mike Dickson

Umpire Decison Review System

I'd rather live with human fallibility than UDRS - Willey

Jan 25, 2010: The former Test umpire and chairman of England's umpires' association, has severely criticised the Umpire Decision Review System and believes the use of technology will result in umpires losing their confidence

Ranjit Shinde

County news

Willey backs decision to scrap light meters

May 6, 2009: Former Test umpire and chairman of the first-class umpires' association Peter Willey has welcomed the ECB's decision to call time on the use of light meters in most county cricket

ESPNcricinfo staff

The Trescothick revelation

'It's illegal, isn't it?'

Aug 25, 2008: Former Ashes veterans join the debate as ICC and the ECB stay away for the moment

Nagraj Gollapudi

Backing for controversial umpire

Willey welcomes Hair recall

Apr 8, 2008: Peter Willey, the chairman of the umpires' association, has admitted he is pleased to see Darrell Hair restored to the ICC's elite panel

ESPNcricinfo staff

Umpiring in international cricket

Officials let down by ICC - Willey

Apr 7, 2008: Peter Willey, the former Test umpire, believes match officials are being let down by the ICC

County News

Umpire Steve Garratt appointed by ECB

Nov 8, 2007: Steve Garratt, the Nottingham umpire, has been appointed to the full list of first-class officials for next year, replacing Roy Palmer who retired at the end of the season

ESPNcricinfo staff

Twenty20 Cup

Umpires call for added Twenty20 security

Jul 3, 2007: Former England batsman and international umpire Peter Willey has hit out at the poor standards of crowd behaviour during Twenty20 matches

ESPNcricinfo staff

Cricinfo XI

'Is the microphone live?'

Aug 15, 2006: Dean Jones's recent on-air gaffe about Hashim Amla was not the first time a player or commentator has said something on-air they have instantly regretted, and nor will it be the last

Andrew Miller

Ashes Memories - Dean Headley

'I hit Mark Taylor on the head'

Jul 15, 2005: Dean Headley spoke to Cricinfo about his Ashes memories from 1997

Ashes Memories - Peter Willey

'I played in two of the greatest Tests of all time'

Jul 8, 2005: Peter Willey is now better known as an international umpire, but for 22 Tests in the early 1980s, he was a doughty presence in England's middle order.

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