Remembering, Richie Benaud “Highly Regarded Commentator”

Remembering Richie Benaud

His Famous Quotes:

My mantra is: put your brain into gear and if you can add to what’s on the screen then do it, otherwise shut up.

A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it.

When my hair is long enough to be cut, I go to my wife’s hairdresser, and she generally pays for it.

In fact, as a spin bowler, you have to work on the batsman over after over.

Writing is difficult all the time; the thing is to learn something every day.

The slow-motion replay doesn’t show how fast the ball was really travelling.

Any captain can only do his best for the team and for cricket. When you are winning, you are a hero. Lose, and the backslappers fade away.

A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it.

Captaincy is 90 per cent luck and 10 per cent skill. But don’t try it without that 10 per cent.

From our broadcasting box you can’t see any grass at all. It is simply a carpet of humanity.

The hallmark of a great captain is the ability to win the toss, at the right time.

The problem with relying on nostalgia for commentary is that people only remember the good things.


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