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2012 saw some big names from the cricketing fraternity passing away. Here’s a recap.

I never saw Tony Greig bat on live television. How could I, he had retired six years before I was born! But, I listened and watched his commentate for over two decades. And boy, was he brilliant. All of us who grew up in the 90’s and loved cricket had Sachin Tendulkar as our staple diet, but the meal would be incomplete without the dessert named Tony Greig.

The Sri Lankan Cricket Board has come up with a ban on the noisy horns that are brought into the match venue by few spectators. The ban will be immediately implemented from tomorrow’s 4th ODI between Sri Lanka and India at Colombo.

Former England captain turned renowned commentator Tony Greig made a scathing attack on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) during the MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's, appealing to the Indian board to stop looking at self-interest and "embrace the spirit of cricket and govern in the best interests of world cricket, not just for India and its business partners.