Page 3 of 11 FirstFirst 12345 ... LastLast
Results 31 to 45 of 155

Thread: The Ashes Commentary Thread

  1. #31
    Cricketer Of The Year zaremba's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Burgess Hill
    Posts
    8,966
    Quote Originally Posted by Uppercut View Post
    If you have Sky+ it's merely a case of getting the timing right.
    The problem is that the digital radio is a couple of seconds ahead of Sky (and even more so on Sky HD). So it's the radio that you need to delay. I have considered buying one of those digital radios that you can pause specifically for this purpose. The thought of Warne v Botham in the commentary box may just convince me that the outlay is justifiable.

  2. #32
    Cricket Web Staff Member Richard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    2005
    Posts
    80,401
    Dunno, I quite enjoy the hearing-what's-happened-then-watching-it-a-second-later routine from time to time. Has good novelty value.

    Either way I surely can't be alone in not giving a stuff about who commentates? I'm used to most, and as long as we don't have to endure rank terrible commentators (which, contrary to some assertions, none of Charles Colville, Bob Willis, Paul Allott, David Gower, Ian Botham, David Lloyd, Nasser Hussain nor Michael Atherton are - though each have their demerits and some are indeed terrible in certain other areas) it doesn't bother me in the slightest. If something happens to be informative I listen with great interest; if it doesn't I've forgotten it 2 minutes later.
    RD
    Appreciating cricket's greatest legend ever - HD Bird...............Funniest post (intentionally) ever.....Runner-up.....Third.....Fourth
    (Accidental) founder of Twenty20 Is Boring Society. Click and post to sign-up.
    chris.hinton: h
    FRAZ: Arshad's are a long gone stories
    RIP Fardin Qayyumi (AKA "cricket player"; "Bob"), 1/11/1990-15/4/2006

  3. #33
    Hall of Fame Member superkingdave's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    DRS Box
    Posts
    18,973
    Just driving home and thought i would put talk sport on to see if they were talking about the ashes. Listened for 5 minutes and lost half my brain cells...Ian Wright was on ffs.

    Cricket is truly blessed.
    Dave Mohammed >>>> You

  4. #34
    Eternal Optimist / Cricket Web Staff Member GIMH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    On a trip to the moon
    Posts
    48,504
    Quote Originally Posted by DingDong View Post
    gimh has now surpassed richard as the greatest cw member ever imo

    RIP Craigos. A true CW legend. You will be missed.


  5. #35
    School Boy/Girl Captain Shoggz's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    163
    Glad to see Sky Sports News actually had some Ashes coverage tonight.

    I switched on last night for 15 minutes or so, and the whole time was completely taken up with Christian Ronaldo's arrival at Real Madrid.

    I seem to be out on a limb here, but I'm a big Bumble fan. Yes he's irreverent at times, but I can forgive him that for the genuine enthusiasm he shows...

  6. #36
    Cricket Web Staff Member Richard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    2005
    Posts
    80,401
    Quote Originally Posted by Shoggz View Post
    Christian Ronaldo
    *Cristiano Ronaldo TBF.

  7. #37
    Eternal Optimist / Cricket Web Staff Member GIMH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    On a trip to the moon
    Posts
    48,504
    Quote Originally Posted by Richard View Post
    *Cristiano Ronaldo TBF.
    Complete **** tbf

  8. #38
    Hall of Fame Member aussie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    Cricket
    Posts
    16,845
    Quote Originally Posted by GeraintIsMyHero View Post
    Complete **** tbf
    Haa..if you where him you would do just the same.

  9. #39
    Cricket Web Staff Member Richard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    2005
    Posts
    80,401
    Quote Originally Posted by GeraintIsMyHero View Post
    Complete **** tbf
    Be that as it may, outstanding player he remains.

  10. #40
    Eternal Optimist / Cricket Web Staff Member GIMH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    On a trip to the moon
    Posts
    48,504
    Indeed, hated him even more when SSN felt his move to Real deserved top billing ahead of the Ashes yesterday though

  11. #41
    School Boy/Girl Captain Shoggz's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    163
    Shows my complete ignorance of footballing matters, that I got his name wrong.

    I suppose we shouldn't wonder what we are going to get from SSN that throughout the Summer their evening slot is still dubbed 'Football tonight'..

  12. #42
    Cricket Web Staff Member Richard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    2005
    Posts
    80,401
    You know, in 2001, "You're On Sky Sports - The Football Phone-In" was redubbed "The Ashes - Your Call" for the duration of the series. Charles Colville even replaced Rob Whatsisname who present(ed? s?) it.

  13. #43
    Eternal Optimist / Cricket Web Staff Member GIMH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    On a trip to the moon
    Posts
    48,504
    McCaffrey is it?

    Doesn't do it anymore whatever his name is as I *think* he moved to Setanta

  14. #44
    Eyes not spreadsheets marc71178's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Location
    England
    Posts
    57,680
    Quote Originally Posted by Shoggz View Post
    Glad to see Sky Sports News actually had some Ashes coverage tonight.
    Although Nasser Hussain informing us that Andrew Strauss would be telling the squad who was in the 12 for tomorrow was very informative, since there's only 12 of them there!
    marc71178 - President and founding member of AAAS - we don't only appreciate when he does well, but also when he's not quite so good!

    Anyone want to join the Society?

    Beware the evils of Kit-Kats - they're immoral apparently.

  15. #45
    Cricket Web Staff Member Richard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    2005
    Posts
    80,401
    Quote Originally Posted by GeraintIsMyHero View Post
    McCaffrey is it?

    Doesn't do it anymore whatever his name is as I *think* he moved to Setanta
    That might well be the one, and in all honesty I suspected things might have changed in 8 years.

Page 3 of 11 FirstFirst 12345 ... LastLast


Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Favourite Ashes Memory
    By howardj in forum Ashes 2009
    Replies: 184
    Last Post: 11-08-2009, 03:54 AM
  2. This is why Australia will lose the Ashes
    By oitoitoi in forum Ashes 2009
    Replies: 257
    Last Post: 15-07-2009, 06:34 PM
  3. The Google Ashes
    By superkingdave in forum Ashes 2009
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 30-06-2009, 01:28 AM
  4. ***Official*** Ashes 2009
    By pasag in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 30-05-2009, 01:30 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •