In the pre tournament predictions,majority of the commentators
who served the game with dignity and pride rated India and England as the favourites to qualify for the final with the English side most favourite to win the title.
But one thing that comes out clearly here is that commentators
today have a boundary to consider, and remarks that cross those lines are laden with risk.
Frequently, there are three commentators
on air at the same time.
According to Chappell, it is disgraceful that Indian commentators
have been barred from speaking on the contentious issues, especially the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing story.
Eminem and Masburger, whom the rapper considers a legend in football along with renowned commentators
Al Michaels, Pat Summerall and John Madden, talked about all bizarre stuffs such as gambling on national television
Back then, radios were widely available unlike television sets, so commentators
like Hisham would be more descriptive about the match at hand.
I had to ask myself, were the commentators
behaving this way because it was African football?
There are hundreds of analysts, yet none would feel comfortable in the role of commentator
- the man responsible for holding things together on air.
1--(with some annoyance)--He means the writers.
Many from the current batch of occasionally frenzied commentators
should read this and learn.
THOUSANDS of Match Of The Day fans have joined an online campaign to sack Midland-born commentator
As many commentators
have argued, the passion that Americans exhibited for the Kinsey Reports despite the dense statistics and rather terse prose demonstrates the enormous and unmet appetitive for sexual information.