Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

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Who do you find to be the most irritating commentator in UK cricket TV coverage?

Mike Atherton
1
6%
Ian Botham
2
12%
Geoff Boycott
3
18%
David Gower
0
No votes
Nasser Hussain
0
No votes
Nick Knight
2
12%
David Lloyd
1
6%
Mark Nicholas
5
29%
Shane Warne
2
12%
Another (I'll post below)
1
6%
 
Total votes : 17

Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby bigfluffylemon » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:47 pm

Further to a discussion on another thread, where we got to commentators who annoy us, which commentator in the UK TV commentary box most makes you cringe and turn on TMS instead?
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Re: Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby andy » Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:02 pm

Boycott
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Re: Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby DiligentDefence » Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:03 pm

bigfluffylemon wrote:Further to a discussion on another thread, where we got to commentators who annoy us, which commentator in the UK TV commentary box most makes you cringe and turn on TMS instead?

I wouldn't turn on TMS for fear of hearing Vaughan or Blofeld. Mark Nicholas would tempt me though.
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Re: Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:25 pm

Boycott and Blofeld- but this is just TV so Boycott. I actually only like Athers out of that lot. I've peaked in finding Nicholas annoying. I'm not sure if I do anymore. It helped when my mate who for many years helped the tv people access the ground as part of his work for the council said he was a pretty good bloke...

I'd mute the rest though. Perhaps not Gower. But I wouldn't listen to the others.
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Re: Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:26 pm

Sky should keep Ward and Athers and clear out the rest.
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Re: Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby DiligentDefence » Tue Aug 01, 2017 3:03 pm

Botham certainly needs to go. He adds little.
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Re: Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby Gingerfinch » Tue Aug 01, 2017 3:11 pm

Nick Knight. The annoying creep Nicholas was a close second.

I don't mind Beefy, partly because he achieved a lot in his playing days.
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Re: Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby bigfluffylemon » Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:01 pm

I don't mind Atherton, Hussein or Gower - they're bland at worst, rather than actively irritating. The others all get on my nerves, although nowhere near as bad as the Channel 9 mob.

Only one more summer of Blofeld, thankfully!
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Re: Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby Durhamfootman » Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:03 pm

I only get to hear Boycott and Nicholas

Nicholas wins hands down
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Re: Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby Durhamfootman » Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:05 pm

I would agree with anyone saying Blofeld though. I couldn't give a sh1t about pigeons, cranes or cake
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Re: Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby alfie » Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:30 pm

Botham . Wouldn't be missed. Loved his cricket but commentary is just not his department.

Honourable mention to Warne but I think a guest is needed for balance.

Agree with BFL the worst of them are more bland than irritating .
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Re: Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:16 pm

Bit of a result for Nick Knight.
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Re: Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby braveneutral » Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:18 pm

I did think that.
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I suppose.

At times.

Re: Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:19 pm

And I can tell Bhaves hasn't found this page- David Lloyd=0.
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Re: Most irritating TV commentator (UK edition)

Postby braveneutral » Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:21 pm

9 votes in 24 hours shows that Test match cricket isn't dead or something like that.
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