Richie Benaud to retire

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  1. Ian J

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    Like him or not it won't be the same without Richie Benaud.
     
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    I heard him say at Trent Bridge it was gonne be his last visit there as a commentator.... :(

    He'll be certainly be missed.
     
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    A fitting match on which to end his career. He's been a very commentator for so many years now I shudder to think when he started. Good on him!
     
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    The most knowledgeable commentator of all. He also knows when to shut up (unlike M.Nicholas). On a more positive note, the bus-and-pigeon obsessed Blofeld is off the Test Match Special radio team for the Oval match.
     
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    Two bits of bad news in one thread....

    Richie retiring
    Sky having the test series next year

    As Henry said it is a very fitting ending for him



    Having watched the cricket yesterday on Sky Sports, I don't think we will be saying that when Graham Thorpe hangs up his microphone :(
     
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    Talking of Benaud, have any of you chaps heard "The 12th man" sketches by Billy Birmingham?

    Adz
     

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