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Richie Benaud throws last shrimp on barbie

by | 18th, February 2009

SAD news for all fans of cricket. Richie Benaud, the undisputed voice of the game, has announced he’s retiring from TV commentating after almost 50 years at the mic. Boo.

Anorak was brought up on Benaud’s shrewd, wry observations. He was the perfect antidote to the very English chuminess of Blowers, Johnners and co.

As a tribute to the great man, we’ve unearthed a few Benaud-related YouTube vids for you to enjoy…

Richie is disgusted

Richie rocks a very nasty 70s shirt

Richie on the subject of ball tampering

The 12th Man sends up Richie (features NSFW language)

Richie makes it into the Hall of Fame, part 1

Richie makes it into the Hall of Fame, part 2



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