Top Cricket Commentators
Cricket commentary of today owes an immeasurable lot to Howard Marshall for pioneering the ball to ball commentary. When Howard Marshall joined as a commentator for a radio in 1927, many expressed skepticism at the feasibility of finding ears willing to listen to commentaries on a game as slow as cricket. Howard Marshall had earlier received training in journalism and been alumnus of Oxford. He had a distinct manner of commentating, which some say was almost close to being conversational.