Current England cricket internationals Matt Prior and Nick Compton have paid tribute to the team's former captain Tony Greig.
Can't believe one of my heroes Tony Greig has passed away. One of the greatest voices in cricket and will be sorely missed. #RIPGreigy
Sad day - RIP Tony Greig a fantastic player and a good man, loved his commentary was one of the best! Cricket world will miss u
The South African-born Greig went on to become an institution in Australian sporting life as a commentator after joining the country's Nine Network in the 1980s.
Former Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath led tributes to the broadcaster.
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