Lehmann appointed Australia coach until 2015

Tuesday, 25 June 2013 - 8:00

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Last summer, a few months before he died, Tony Greig was invited by the MCC to give its prestigious Cowdrey lecture at Lord's. Now, in death, he has been honoured by the other cricketing body who once outlawed him in England.

 

To the gratitude of his widow, the ECB hosted his memorial service in Trafalgar Square, an occasion at which his controversial promotion of Kerry Packer's rebellious World Series Cricket - the breakaway movement which changed cricket forever - was widely praised.

 

Here was a service and reception at which the leading Packer-ites of the 1970s, Richie Benaud, John Snow and Derek Underwood among them, mingled happily with the odd foe. Doug Insole, a leading administrator in that era, was present.



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