Least Favourite TV Commentator (New Poll)

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Least favourite TV Commentator

  1. Warne

    33 vote(s)
    55.0%
  2. Slater

    9 vote(s)
    15.0%
  3. Healy

    9 vote(s)
    15.0%
  4. Nicholas

    3 vote(s)
    5.0%
  5. Lawry

    1 vote(s)
    1.7%
  6. Ian Chappell

    10 vote(s)
    16.7%
  7. KP

    14 vote(s)
    23.3%
  8. Tubby Taylor

    7 vote(s)
    11.7%
  9. Border

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Clarke

    7 vote(s)
    11.7%
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  1. PJ

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    Richie bought class and respect with a desire to enhance the game and pass through the history and love of the sport.

    These guys just bring ego and self interest with desire to enhance their own reputation and history.
     
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  2. AlwaysGreen

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    As we round out the test summer, nine's boy's brigade:
    1. Taylor and Nicholas. Have their poor moments but compared to the rest of them are bearable.
    2. Healy. Still a dumbarse trying to be an intellectual but again is at least bearable.
    3. Clarke. I'v got no doubt that if he was commentating away from his mates he'd be better (even though he sounds like Effie).
    4. Chappell. Boring old merkin is at least lol value because of the shit he says. Retire please.
    5. Slats the sycophant. How he manages to cheer for Ostrarliaia in between polishing Warnie's knob and licking Tubby's fat arse is one of life's great mysteries.
    6. Warne. merkin.
     
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  3. TheParraboy

    TheParraboy Moderator Staff Member

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    Im getting a bit fond of Chappelli :oops:, bloody weird I know. Hate the merkin for his power trip on guys like tugger but don't mind him these days. I guess he could cark it anytime then we will never hear his awesome stories, starting off "back in 1972 when I was captain...."

    I actually don't mind Healy and Taylor, I dont find them anywhere near as annoying as Slater or that dickwad Warne. Clarke can just dissappear

    the best commentators are over at the bbl
    Gilly is my favourite by far, love his humour , knowledge and overall commentating. Punter and junior are ok too. Gus goes good too :D
     
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    don't rate them

    too many of them spend half the time talking about AFL
     
  5. TheParraboy

    TheParraboy Moderator Staff Member

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    its mainly flemming and Howie that do, they are on par with slater
     
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    Gilchrist and Ponting do too
     
  7. Brutus

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    Warne & Fleming the AFL suck.
     
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    Edit:. Delete post.
     
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  9. AlwaysGreen

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    Fleming is a f**kwit
     
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    I really enjoy the big bash commentators except for the AFL references. It’s the only thing I have against them but apart from that they are a breath of fresh air.
     
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    Nicholas hasn't bothered me this year.
    Taylor has been ok but he would be better if he quietened down and took a breath between balls.
    Healy is useless.We didn't need him to be brought on to critique Paines dropped catch early in the series. He offers nothing.
    Chappell hasn't been to bad for an old buggar. But I am not interested in hearing his old grievances.
    Clarke sounds like a boy I can't take to him,.
    Slats is over the top with interjections all the time. Every time we take a wicket or Warner hits a four he goes over the top with HEY DAVEY WARNERS SMASHED IT.
    Warne & KP. There is a reason why TV remotes have a mute button.
    Vaughan has been great. Can we keep him and send Warne back to Pommyland?

    As for the live commentary on Crickinfo it has been shit this year. Silly prediction that never eventuate, bouts of cluelessness when something happens and biased comments when the Indian dude is there.
     
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    Danny Morrison remains woeful.
     
  13. JJ

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    Yeah, but like Warne, Clarke, Healy, Slater et al - people keep paying him to be woeful

    The Poms are generally the best IMO - Vaughan, Bumble, and even Nicholas - hell Boycott is better than Chappell in the curmudgeonly old f**k contest , and the BBL guys are better than 9

    Radio commentaries in Aust and NZ are much better - O'Keefe is great, as is Coney remains great, Swann is hilarious at times
     
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    Boycott is painful. Admittedly he does say things that are true that other commentators wouldn’t. But he’s just too big of a prick to tolerate. Chappelli is an optimistic funster by comparison.
     
  15. Das Gupta

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    For another year running Warne is the worst Commentator on nein.
    Daylight wins second place followed by Slats, Healy and Clarke.
     
  16. vvvrulz

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    Morrison is completely self aware - that’s the difference
     
  17. AlwaysGreen

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    Mark Richardson gets a spot in the idiot box.

    NZ chasing 200 on a t20 and at 6/76 after 10 he ponders: " New Zealand are batting differently tonight, it's as if their slogging ".
     
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    Did you mean Bryan Waddle and not Jeremy Coney? I know Coney is doing radio for TMS on BBC radio with Agnew and Boycott, I wasn't aware that he was still doing radio with Waddle in NZ, though. That said, he may come over for the England tour of NZ.

    I agree that the radio guys are better than my of their tv equivalents - partially because they are not giving 1950's Batman tv show type commentary to replays every few seconds with "KAPOW", "BAM", "BANG", "SMASH" and "CRUNCH".

    I swear sometimes that Slats, Tubby and Healey are trying to re-emulate the Batman and Robin tv show. Danny Morrison is just completely over the top and at such poor depths* all by himself - but the Indian tv audience seem to like him and that style of commentary for t20. I notice that it is t20 that he most gets contracted to do, though. So he must have appeal to fringe cricket fans.

    *Ravi Shastri shouting at me that all 3** results are still possible is far from ideal too - of course they are Ravi, that is why the game is still being played. Doull does little to dispel the notion that fast bowlers aren't in danger of becoming brain surgeons.

    ** He himself played in a tied test as well.
     
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  19. roofromoz

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    Coney does commentary on Radio Sport... well, if it isn't him it's a damn good impression.
     
  20. JJ

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    Coney and Morrison were always great IMO, especially Coney

    Loving that Bumble is here - the other night when talking about misadventures with oysters in Sydney - "they're meant to put lead in your pencil, but I'd no-one to write to" LOLOLOLOLOL
     
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