Noooooo man... I love 'Deny Mooorison', mate!
The accent is supremely annoying, but he such a character!
Him and Neil Johnson are my favourites, along with Harsha Bhogle (that guy is a legend). and I'm loving Polly whenever he comes on ... like Harsha, the man has a beautifully dark sense of humour.
As for the worst (lcoally): Trevor Quick for sure ... the all-time king of cr@p. Kepler is close, though.
- "Is the reward of goodness aught save goodness?" - Qur'aan Chapter 55, Verse 60
- What happens when an unstoppable fork() meets an immutable object?
John Helm is awesome until he starts pulling up a snort every 5 seconds
Edwil van Aarde (cricket commentator) was the worst for me, closely followed by Sasha Martinengo and his 2 sidekicks that present and commentate on Formula 1.
I switch channel when I hear Naas speak.
I'm sure he has a lot of insightful things to say, but damn!
Ashwin Willemse speaks like he was coached by Prof. Henry Higgins. He is like a sausage machine of standard and greatly over-used expressions. A sausage machine of clichés are closer to the truth.
Breyton Paulse .... Please FTLOG ... take him off the air.
It seems like Supersport has become a pension plan for retired players.
This is BS.
There are people who know just as much if not more about the professional game who did play it but who can at least speaketh English.
In the case of Pommie, it clearly references his first name, but to an extent also his 'accent'.
However, he is one of my favourite commentators.
As for 'bakkies' , maybe that's a term of endearment from his parents, but Glenn McGrath is never called 'pigeon' in real life and hardly even on field either. Aussies like nick names or shortening of names more than any, however not may of the sports people have permanent nicknames.
Even the last four captains of Cricket team - Tubbie, Tugger, Punter, Pup are not addressed by that in real life. So the sporting argument is not a good one.
The female boxing commentator must win this category.
cANCer - "The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money." -- Margaret Thatcher .
Whoever the guy commentating during the 2012 Olympic tennis was.
The guy commentating in the weightlifting. Had a permanent throat rasp. Highly irritating.
some of these kunts are commentating on sporting events that they have no fsckin clue on...
I could do a better job.