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Johnners, as he known to his friends, Brian Johnston was educated at Eton and later Oxford. Before he joined BBC in January 1946, Brian Johnston had already served with the Grenadier Guards.Brian Johnstons debut as a cricket commentator came in the test match involving England and India in June 1946. In 1963 he went a step further and became the BBC cricket correspondent.
In 1970 Brian Johnston found himself out of the TV Commentator team but had the assurance of featuring regularly as a par of the Test Match Special TMS radio team.
Upon retiring from TMS in 1972, Brian Johnston continued his love for commentating as a freelance commentator. Brain Johnston died on January 5, 1994 at the age of 82.
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