Richie Benaud

  • Richie Benaud offered chance to commentate from home August 27, 2014

    Australia's voice of cricket Richie Benaud has been offered the chance to commentate on Test matches from his home this year if he is not well enough to get to the grounds, according to broadcaster Channel Nine. The 83-year-old former Australia captain has been absent from the commentary box since crashing...
  • Voice of cricket Richie Benaud stable after car crash October 24, 2013

    Sydney: Former Australia captain Richie Benaud, the voice of cricket for millions of television viewers, has been injured in a car accident and will remain in hospital for the next few days, Channel Nine said on Thursday. The 83-year-old, who led Australia to three successive Ashes series victories in the 1950s...
  • Bill Lawry to bow out of commentators' box in January December 3, 2012

    Perth: Bill Lawry, the legendary Channel 9 commentator, is slated to retire from the commentary box after a 35-year stint with broadcasting. The Sydney Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka from January 3 to 7 will be his last as a commentator. Lawry began his commentary career during Kerry...