Cricket-Former England Captain Bob Willis dead at 70 - Sky television

Former England cricket captain Bob Willis has died aged 70 after a short illness, Sky Sports television reported on Wednesday.

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Former England cricket captain Bob Willis has died aged 70 after a short illness, Sky Sports television reported on Wednesday.

The fast-bowler played in 90 tests and 64 one-day internationals for England over more than a decade after his debut in 1971, retiring in 1984.

(Reporting by Alan Baldwin, editing by Jon Boyle)

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