Former England cricket team captain and fast bowler Bob Willis passed away.
The great cricketer of his time, was 70 years old and suffering from cancer.
When 70-year-old Bob Willis retired in 1984, the number of his wickets were greater than everyone except Dennis Lillee worldwide.
Cricket has lost a dear friend.
— England and Wales Cricket Board (@ECB_cricket) December 4, 2019
He debuted the Test for England in 1971 at the age of 21. In 90 Tests, he took 325 wickets. His last Test match was against the West Indies in 1984.
Bob Willis took 80 wickets in 64 ODIs. World cricket has expressed condolences over the death of England’s greatest player.
The PCB is deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Bob Willis. We offer our condolences to Bob's family, friends and England cricket fraternity. https://t.co/HUDoLDFKq5
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) December 4, 2019
The Pakistan Cricket Board has also expressed grief over the demise of Bob Wills.