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Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby mikesiva » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:38 pm

Mine are Michael Holding, David Gower, Nasser Hussain, David Lloyd, Tony Cozier, Fazeer Mohammed, Harsha Bhogle, Pommie Mbangwa and Jeremy Coney.
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Re: Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby Kim » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:40 pm

Nick Knight - he is hilariously dreadfull.
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Re: Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby shankycricket » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:44 pm

Holding,Nass,Bumble,Ganguly,Chappelli,Wessels,Pollock,Simon Doull,Pommie

Worst-Sunny Gavaskar,Ravi Shastri,Harsha Bhogle,Nick Knight
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Re: Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby Gingerfinch » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:45 pm

Hussain and Ian Chappell stand out.

Also, Benaud but does he still commentate?
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Re: Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby shankycricket » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:48 pm

Iamthewalrus wrote:Hussain and Ian Chappell stand out.

Also, Benaud but does he still commentate?


Ian Chappelli is always honest,undiplomatic and speaks his heart out.No moaning,no ifs and buts in his commentary.Top commentator :thumb
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Re: Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby SaintPowelly » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:54 pm

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Re: Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby OffStumpYorker » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:54 pm

Past : Johnners, Benaud, Trueman, Tony Crozier, Tony Lewis.

Present : Boycott, Tuffers, Kerry O'Keeffe (Enjoyed listening to him in the ashes), Mike Holding, CMJ, and Vic Marks.

The Sky presenters I can take or Leave with the exception of Holding.
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Re: Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby Aidan11 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 2:31 pm

Gower, Bumble, Cozier, Coney.

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Re: Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby Adi » Tue Oct 04, 2011 2:42 pm

Tony Cozier, Robin Jackman.
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Re: Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby Alviro Patterson » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:29 pm

Jeremy Coney - nothing better than a New Zealand match delayed to rain and Coney is filling in the air time with his wonderful insights.
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Re: Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby Goldbug » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:40 pm

shankybiggestengfan wrote:
Iamthewalrus wrote:Hussain and Ian Chappell stand out.

Also, Benaud but does he still commentate?


Ian Chappelli is always honest,undiplomatic and speaks his heart out.No moaning,no ifs and buts in his commentary.Top commentator :thumb


This is going to sound really odd, but whilst I do think he's a good commentator who wears his heart on his sleeve, for some reason whenever Chappelli speaks I find myself imagining that I'm his long-suffering wife, rolling my eyes at the repetition of his interminable anecdotes.

I'm not a woman, and I don't even know or care if Ian Chappell is or has ever been married. But whenever he speaks I just get this feeling of frustration that he is so boring that usually only a disgruntled wife on the verge of launching divorce proceedings can truly feel.

eg "Back when we were touring the West Indies in 1973, Max Walker came and spoke to me about his ingrown toenail..." = Oh God, not this again *facepalm*
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Re: Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby OffStumpYorker » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:44 pm

Goldbug wrote:eg "Back when we were touring the West Indies in 1973, Max Walker came and spoke to me about his ingrown toenail..." = Oh God, not this again *facepalm*


All the older former International commentators are a little like this, you really should listen to one of Boycotts rants about current players playing lose shots outside the off stump, :roll:
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Re: Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby ddb » Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:35 pm

Danny Morrison.
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Re: Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby rich1uk » Tue Oct 04, 2011 5:50 pm

ddb wrote:Danny Morrison.


sorry ddb but thats gotta be a joke surely

he is the worst commentator i have ever heard in any sport

i feel like poking red hot needles in my ears when he is commentating
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Re: Who's your favourite commentator?

Postby shankycricket » Tue Oct 04, 2011 6:32 pm

I am sure ddb was being sarcastic ;)
But yeah Danny is really funny.
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