Plymouth Argyle Talk - Democratic

The 'ONLY' Independent Internet Forum for Argyle Fans
 
HomeHome  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  

 

 Richie Benaud

Go down 
AuthorMessage
Guest
Guest



Richie Benaud Empty
PostSubject: Richie Benaud   Richie Benaud EmptyFri Apr 10, 2015 6:52 am

Has passed away at the age of 84.

One of the great commentators from any sport, and a very fine cricketer too.
Back to top Go down
gasser9



Posts : 328
Join date : 2011-12-06
Location : Thailand

Richie Benaud Empty
PostSubject: Re: Richie Benaud   Richie Benaud EmptyFri Apr 10, 2015 8:46 am

The measure of the man is that he will as badly missed in England as he will in his native Australia. We have lost a great commentator and we should not forget how good a cricketer he was as well.
A marvelous innings that Richie. You will be sadly missed.
RIP
Back to top Go down
Cornish Chris

Cornish Chris

Posts : 1246
Join date : 2014-03-04
Age : 106
Location : Gwoin' up Camborne Hill

Richie Benaud Empty
PostSubject: Re: Richie Benaud   Richie Benaud EmptyFri Apr 10, 2015 9:17 am

Mourning Richie.
Back to top Go down
Cornish Chris

Cornish Chris

Posts : 1246
Join date : 2014-03-04
Age : 106
Location : Gwoin' up Camborne Hill

Richie Benaud Empty
PostSubject: Re: Richie Benaud   Richie Benaud EmptyFri Apr 10, 2015 9:21 am

gasser9 wrote:
The measure of the man is that he will as badly missed in England as he will in his native Australia. We have lost a great commentator and we should not forget how good a cricketer he was as well.
A marvelous innings that Richie. You will be sadly missed.
RIP

Absolutely. I know times have changed (think Geoff Boycott and his bleddy uncovered pitches) but 250 Test wickets @ 27 is nothing to be sniffed at for a spinner. He was a highly regarded captain too, by all accounts.
Back to top Go down
Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake

Posts : 7461
Join date : 2011-12-03
Age : 29
Location : Nr Panama

Richie Benaud Empty
PostSubject: Re: Richie Benaud   Richie Benaud EmptyFri Apr 10, 2015 9:23 am

Thanks, Richie.

Back to top Go down
http://sicparvismagna.com
Les Miserable

Les Miserable

Posts : 6459
Join date : 2014-03-30

Richie Benaud Empty
PostSubject: Re: Richie Benaud   Richie Benaud EmptyFri Apr 10, 2015 9:23 am

Very sad news, don't remember him as a player although by all accounts he was very good, without doubt the greatest commentator I've ever heard. RIP
Back to top Go down
Greenskin

Greenskin

Posts : 5149
Join date : 2011-05-16
Age : 61
Location : Tavistock area

Richie Benaud Empty
PostSubject: Richie Benaud   Richie Benaud EmptyFri Apr 10, 2015 12:18 pm

Sad day for cricket, Richie passed away today aged 84.Didn't see much of his playing career but by all accounts he was a top class all rounder and he had the statistics to back up that billing. As a commentator he was without doubt one of the very best, ranking with Arlott, Longhurst, Alliss etc and he certainly helped to foster my interest in cricket in the 1970's.Luckily his work is immortalised in commentating on some of the very best cricket matches and series of all time but a very sad loss all the same.

RIP Richie.
Back to top Go down
Cornish Chris

Cornish Chris

Posts : 1246
Join date : 2014-03-04
Age : 106
Location : Gwoin' up Camborne Hill

Richie Benaud Empty
PostSubject: Re: Richie Benaud   Richie Benaud EmptyFri Apr 10, 2015 3:07 pm

I'll always remember his last summer on British TV - the 2005 Ashes. When Kasprowicz edged Harmison to Geraint Jones down the legside to give England a 2-run win, did he launch into Mark Nicholas-style hyperbole? Nope. Just said 'Jones!', followed by several seconds of silence. Brilliant.
Back to top Go down
VillageGreen

VillageGreen

Posts : 4803
Join date : 2012-01-13
Age : 56
Location : Plymouth

Richie Benaud Empty
PostSubject: Re: Richie Benaud   Richie Benaud EmptyFri Apr 10, 2015 3:43 pm

Homeslice wrote:
Has passed away at the age of 84.

One of the great commentators from any sport, and a very fine cricketer too.


RB was a top man.

RIP RB
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




Richie Benaud Empty
PostSubject: Re: Richie Benaud   Richie Benaud Empty

Back to top Go down
 
Richie Benaud
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Plymouth Argyle Talk - Democratic :: Home Park :: Half Time-
Jump to: