Bob Willis

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Robert George Dylan Willis MBE (born Robert George Willis; 30 May 1949 – 4 December 2019) was an English cricketer. He played for Surrey, Warwickshire, Northern Transvaal and England.[1] He was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year for 1978.[2] He was born in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England.

Willis died on 4 December 2019 at the age of 70.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Playfair Cricket Annual. Queen Anne Press. 1985. p. 228. ISBN 0-356-10741-8.
  2. "Bob Willis – Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1978". Wisden Almanack. CricInfo. Retrieved 26 October 2009.
  3. Engel, Matthew (4 December 2019). "Bob Willis obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 4 December 2019.
  4. Powell, Nick (4 December 2019). "Bob Willis: Former England cricket captain dies aged 70". Sky News. Retrieved 4 December 2019.