RIP Richie Benaud

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  1. Coldacre

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    A Gentleman who lead an amazing life. I wish I could have seen him play when he was in his prime.
     
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    Wow, that's huge news. I just turned the TV on and it's on every station. A legend no doubt, and a state funeral pending I should imagine.

    84 is a good innings. RIP Richie. You certainly won't be forgotten.
     
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    I admit I was very upset when I heard. I already missed hearing him this summer.

    At least he made it to the age of (2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2) + (2 x 2 x 2 x 2) + (2 x 2)

    RIP Richie.
     
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    True legend.

    Will be sadly missed.
     
  6. Coldacre

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    channel 9 will have a 90 minute special on him tomorrow night @ 7pm.
     
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    I loved listening to him. R.I.P.
     
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    I am an English cricket supporter but to me the guy was a legend.

    "“He’s miss-hit that......” he said as Flintoff essayed a pull shot, adding, as the ball landed in the crowd, “.....If he’d got hold of it properly it would have been nine.”
     
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    Pretty damn good spin bowler. RIP
     
  11. Coldacre

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    my father just informed me that he never lost a series when he was Australian captain.

    we know Richie Benaud; commentator genius. we don't really know how good he was at leg spin, too long ago for complete footage. that's a pity. looking forward to the doco tomorrow.
     
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    2 for 22 will never sound the same again... RIP Richie... end of a morvollus innings... :(
     
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    Benaud "Aamir Sohail"
    Lawrie "Hail Richie! Hail the great man!"
    Benaud "No Bill, you dickhead, thats his name..."

    -D
     

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