Pilling mourned by Lancashire
Lloyd leads tributes to former team-mate
Last Updated: September 25, 2012 12:42pm
Former Lancashire batsman Harry Pilling has died at the age of 69.
Pilling spent 18 years at Old Trafford in the 1960s and 70s, memorably striking an unbeaten 70 to help the county to their first Gillette Cup triumph in 1970.
In first-class cricket, Pilling made 15,279 runs at an average of 32.23 with 25 hundred in his 333 matches.
"LCCC is saddened to hear the news that our former player Harry Pilling has passed away. Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time," Lancashire said on their official Twitter account.
Former Lancashire players David Lloyd tweeted: "Very sad to here that Harry Pilling has passed away... A Champion Lancastrian."
Ian Botham tweeted: "Very sad to hear about Harry Pilling....one of the legends of Lancashire cricket...!!!! R I P."