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Test Match Special Contributors

Postby The Professor » Sat May 27, 2017 9:14 pm

With the anniversary of TMS in mind. Whomare the best and worst TMS contributors?

Pick your top three and bottom three:

Aggers
Blowers
Boycott
Dagnall
Hughes
Mann
Marks
Mitchell
Norcross
Rainford-Brent
Smith
Stewart
Swann
Tuffnell
Vaughan
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Re: Test Match Special Contributors

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Sun May 28, 2017 12:10 am

Boycott and Blowers are easy picks. That sets a high standard of awfulness which no one else can match, but Hughes is a bit of a blowhard.

Marks and Agnew are all time radio greats. Vaughan is a treat to listen to in terms of insight.
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Re: Test Match Special Contributors

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Sun May 28, 2017 12:11 am

Who are yours 365?
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Re: Test Match Special Contributors

Postby Alviro Patterson » Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:11 am

Worst: Rainford-Brent by a country mile, obviously got the role on tokenism. Don't mind female retired cricketers turned pundits (Mel Jones is a delight to listen), but ERB speaks like from an instruction manual.
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Re: Test Match Special Contributors

Postby DiligentDefence » Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:23 am

I don't listen too much but rate Vic Marks. Blofeld has become an embarrassment and I cannot listen to Michael Vaughan who is so smug and condescending that he makes me want to raid Aidan's axe cupboard.
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Re: Test Match Special Contributors

Postby The Professor » Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:39 am

I dislike a load of the old professionals. Find Swann and Vaughan tiresome.

Gonna have to disagree with Alviro and say I quite like ERB. Also Alison Mitchell is good.
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Re: Test Match Special Contributors

Postby Durhamfootman » Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:49 pm

been a while since I listened to TMS

always liked Aggers
can live with Marks

I take everything MPV says with a pinch of salt until I check who is in his 'stable' ditto Stewart
never liked Swann and Tuffers is a buffoon

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