No other commentator
came up with that thought or a prediction as Pakistan being the number eight ranked team in world started the Champions trophy as 'underdogs'.
Also it is not clear whether Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter message, which said: "With all due respects, it would be really worthy of an Indian commentator
to speak more about our players than others all the time," gave the anti-Bhogle group every reason to go full out against him.
However, Puri feels current commentators
indulge in a lot more chatter than was the trend during his time.
The wealthy Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has barred the commentators
for its own production unit like Sunil Gavaskar, Ravi Shastri, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan and Matthew Hayden from speaking on topics like the DRS, Indian selection and the cricket administration.
Back then, radios were widely available unlike television sets, so commentators
like Hisham would be more descriptive about the match at hand.
Gubba spent much of his TV career working for the BBC, as a commentator
and presenter for Saturday sports show Grandstand as well as the midweek sports show Sportsnight.
The smallest unit of time in the sanatorium is the month, but the commentator
constantly emphasizes that time does exist, and plays an important part in the magic of the mountain and the meaning of the novel.
Moore landed 'The Filly Factor', a competition created by Racing For Change to find Britain's first female commentator
, last year when she beat rival Rachel Casey by public vote in the final at Ascot.
Figures from the world of sport and broadcasting paid tribute to the veteran commentator
who worked for the BBC for 50 years and became a key figure in the snooker boom years.
describes the game and is responsible for the flow, the summariser provides the expert analysis.
Goes to ITV's Clive Tyldesley for failing to acknowledge the major fracas going on in the middle of the pitch at the end of Holland's semi-final defeat of Uruguay.
Friends at the event became worried for the safety of Doug, 54, the only Scottish race commentator
in the UK.