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The Comment-Tater: Head Games

(That’s Yogi for it’s all in your mind… & Toodles!)

The 9 Lives Of Buffalo Tom Peabody & Gunther Tootie

Buffalo Tom Peabody

Richie Benaud

Cricket played a significant part in our household when I was a kid. Dad played well into his forties, until one bright Saturday afternoon when he came home sporting a spectacularly blood soaked white shirt from a broken nose. 427 more words

Your "Voice of Cricket"

The wit and wisdom of Harsha Bhogle!
The entertainment of Tony Greig!
The timelessness of Richie Benaud!
The Sly sarcasm of Boycott!
And many more! 7 more words


The Commentator who knows when to pause; 13-April-2015

In this part of the world, we don’t have fans of cricket, we have fanatics. This is a cricket-crazy subcontinent. Out here, when important matches happen, the country drops whatever essential is happening and watches cricket. 30 more words

Noteworthy Web Articles

Cricket looses it's voice

“If you can add to what’s on the screen then do it, otherwise shut up.” said Richie Benaud, which summed up his own style of commentating. 371 more words


Richie Benuad - A Commentator For The Ages

Whilst TV coverage of live sport has improved in so many ways during my lifetime, I would argue that the standard of commentary has fallen considerably. 518 more words


The Incomparable Richie Benaud (1930-2015)

After a successful career as a cricketer, Richie Benaud gave pleasure to countless fans around the world for his affectionate and unique broadcasting style.

As he matured, his walnut-brown crumbled face to camera resembled an extension of the baggy-green cap as a symbol of Australian  cricket. 97 more words