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    Yeah. It was embarrassing to listen to Shastri and Gavaskar yesterday.

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    Yeah never been a fan of Sunny or Ravi S as commentators...
    The British press has been negative towards Indian team which is expected... Don't know where jealousy comes into it though...

    Nassar is good though and also liking Ganguly as commentator .

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    lol.. sounds like a ploy by Star Cricket to get more people tuning in.. And they will need it, with the India is playing..



    Anyways, I posted a bit of a verbatim of what went on in the official tour thread.. If anyone is interested in facts rather than just wiseass cracks that mean nothing, you can read that and draw your own conclusions..


    FWIW, I think Shastri got too heated up about nothing but they handled it pretty well, talking it out face to face during a commentary stint..
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    Shastri is probably jealous because he lost the gig on Sky to Sanjay Manjrekar.

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    what? Manjrekar is at Sky???
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    haha flibbertyjibber

    that could be it

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    I found it refreshing tbh. I'm no Shastri fan after this outburst, but this form of commentary sure beats the hell out of the bland "state the obvious or spout inane "facts" about opposition players" mantra you get 90% of the time.

    Let me put it this way: Shashtri commentating alongside Channel Nine would make my day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    I found it refreshing tbh. I'm no Shastri fan after this outburst, but this form of commentary sure beats the hell out of the bland "state the obvious or spout inane "facts" about opposition players" mantra you get 90% of the time.

    Let me put it this way: Shashtri commentating alongside Channel Nine would make my day.

    War. Beautiful, glourious bloody war in the commentary box.
    OMG that would be epic.

    "Aussies are jealous of the fact that India are now No.1" etc etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by centurymaker View Post
    OMG that would be epic.

    "Aussies are jealous of the fact that India are now No.1" etc etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    I found it refreshing tbh. I'm no Shastri fan after this outburst, but this form of commentary sure beats the hell out of the bland "state the obvious or spout inane "facts" about opposition players" mantra you get 90% of the time.

    Let me put it this way: Shashtri commentating alongside Channel Nine would make my day.

    War. Beautiful, glourious bloody war in the commentary box.
    Yeah, absolute honest opinion from both sides (Shastri and Hussain).

    Better than politically-correct-insecure-about-job blabbers, no?

    And neither side has lost or won it, it's not a tug-of-war. They have different opinions about which both are very vocal. And neither of them like the other side of the opinion. Fair enough.
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    Quote Originally Posted by centurymaker View Post
    OMG that would be epic.

    "Aussies are jealous of the fact that India are now No.1" etc etc
    Be number 3 by then anyway.

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    It wasn't that heated. It was two people calling it as they said it, that's all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    I found it refreshing tbh. I'm no Shastri fan after this outburst, but this form of commentary sure beats the hell out of the bland "state the obvious or spout inane "facts" about opposition players" mantra you get 90% of the time.

    Let me put it this way: Shashtri commentating alongside Channel Nine would make my day.

    War. Beautiful, glourious bloody war in the commentary box.
    I see what you're saying, but it doesn't really outweigh the annoyance of a paid professional commenting with all the integrity of Dhoni_Fan.
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