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Former England captain Bob Willis passes away at 70

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Former England captain Bob Willis, who helped his team to a famous Ashes test victory in 1981 with his performance, passed away at the age of 70 after a short illness. Willis, known for his long, curving run-up and inspired spells of fast bowling, played in 90 tests and 64 one-day internationals from 1971 to 1984. He had 325 test and 899 first-class wickets to his name. ECB expressed its grief after the demise of Willis.