Tributes arrive while England's cricket legend Bob Willis dies

LONDON: for English Cricket fans who witnessed Bob willis The fierce spell of fast bowling to win the third Ash Test at Headingley in 1981 was an unforgettable and iconic sports afternoon.


The former teammate of Willis Geoffrey boycott He had a close-up view that day when the six-foot, six-inch pacemaker with the lush curls shattered the Australian batting order.

The boycott joined the chorus of tributes to Willis after the news of the 70-year-old death on Wednesday, recalling the winning spell of an eight-by-43 match that secured Willis's place in the nation's sports folklore.

Here is a selection of tributes to the fourth highest test candidate in England and the man nicknamed The Goose :

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Such sad news. Bob was an English legend, inspired a generation of fast bowlers around the world & was a good bloke. RIP mate #bobwillis #RIPBob #england Cricket #FBC

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