For those who are at home, either in front of the television or with wireless tuned in, wiling away an afternoon taking in the finest the game has to offer, commentators have become as much a part of the atmosphere and fanfare. The cricket commentators play a vital role in a live cricket match be it One Day International, Test or T20 game.
Their voice excellence, mode, speed, cricket insights, sense of humour in their presentation has a great impact on the audience. It definitely generates enthusiasm and pleasure. Thus, it is important that television networks have the right fit.
There have been quite a number of high-quality cricket commentators our country has seen. But amongst those are some names that stand out for their quality commentary.
Harsha Bhogle (57) is one of the finest callers of cricket in the modern era. He began his career as a commentator at the age of 19 with All India Radio, while living in Hyderabad. In 1991-92, he became the first Indian commentator to be invited by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation during India’s cricket series before the 1992 Cricket World Cup.
He is one of the few commentators who has, had a long career calling the game for television viewers. What makes Bhogle stand out is his fluency in dialogue and a voice that catches the attention of cricket lovers across all ages. He currently is working as an analyst for one of the leading cricket websites.
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