7Cricket Vs Fox Cricket

Who has the better coverage?


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RedVest4

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Why the hate for Warne?

I reckon he is elite to listen to. Knows cricket better than almost everyone else ive heard speak about it. Acknowledge he is a little lazy in his preparation in terms of analysis of shield / test cricket outside that of the big 3 but there are others who cover that and his ability to identify trends in game or weaknesses in technique are unparalleled by anyone not named Ponting.

I find seven really ordinary outside of Ponting but even for him its too much to carry when compared to the overall package on Fox.
 

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Why the hate for Warne?

I reckon he is elite to listen to. Knows cricket better than almost everyone else ive heard speak about it. Acknowledge he is a little lazy in his preparation in terms of analysis of shield / test cricket outside that of the big 3 but there are others who cover that and his ability to identify trends in game or weaknesses in technique are unparalleled by anyone not named Ponting.

I find seven really ordinary outside of Ponting but even for him its too much to carry when compared to the overall package on Fox.

He's a pompous boob who uses his position to push agenda's, which are usually talking down or up players based on his real life interaction with them
 

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I’m happy we have so many options to choose from in terms of commentary nowadays. Not just Fox and 7, but also three radio broadcasts which can be synced up with streams. You’ve effectively got 5 commentary options now if a sh*t commentator comes on. And what’s more, there’s no f*cking Slats anywhere to be seen.

What a time to be alive!
 

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Why the hate for Warne?

I reckon he is elite to listen to. Knows cricket better than almost everyone else ive heard speak about it. Acknowledge he is a little lazy in his preparation in terms of analysis of shield / test cricket outside that of the big 3 but there are others who cover that and his ability to identify trends in game or weaknesses in technique are unparalleled by anyone not named Ponting.

I find seven really ordinary outside of Ponting but even for him its too much to carry when compared to the overall package on Fox.
He really doesn't have any of those qualities.
 

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Why the hate for Warne?

I reckon he is elite to listen to. Knows cricket better than almost everyone else ive heard speak about it. Acknowledge he is a little lazy in his preparation in terms of analysis of shield / test cricket outside that of the big 3 but there are others who cover that and his ability to identify trends in game or weaknesses in technique are unparalleled by anyone not named Ponting.

I find seven really ordinary outside of Ponting but even for him its too much to carry when compared to the overall package on Fox.

Thats just bullshit, warne comes into each summer with pre conceived ideas of who deserves to be dropped and who deserves their spot he then ignores what actually happens in the matches in front of him so he can continue to push the blokes who he rates and hammer the ones he hates while his fellow commentators either cringe or try and change the subject or once in a while like with mark waugh actually call him out on his bullshit.
 

Kram

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Warne of course has a wealth knowledge but he talks way, way too much sh*te and he has fantastically biased opinions on players.
 

Kram

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It really depends which Warne you get. When he's in England commentating on Sky he is professional and his analysis is pretty good. When he is in Australia he cranks up the blokeiness and becomes a bit of a knob.
This as well, they obviously tend to reign in the rubbish aspects of his commentary over there and he is far better.
 

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Thats just bullshit, warne comes into each summer with pre conceived ideas of who deserves to be dropped and who deserves their spot he then ignores what actually happens in the matches in front of him so he can continue to push the blokes who he rates and hammer the ones he hates while his fellow commentators either cringe or try and change the subject or once in a while like with mark waugh actually call him out on his bullshit.
So…he’s a BigFooty poster?
 

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He's a pompous boob who uses his position to push agenda's, which are usually talking down or up players based on his real life interaction with them

He has one of if not the sharpest cricket minds on the planet. Id rather listen to him do that than your Gerard Whately types who do the same without the cricket knowledge
 

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Thats just bullshit, warne comes into each summer with pre conceived ideas of who deserves to be dropped and who deserves their spot he then ignores what actually happens in the matches in front of him so he can continue to push the blokes who he rates and hammer the ones he hates while his fellow commentators either cringe or try and change the subject or once in a while like with mark waugh actually call him out on his bullshit.

Does he actually?

Starc being dropped isn't a controversial opinion. Fairly commonly held. He got a wicket first ball but was otherwise fairly underwhelming in my opinion for the match
 

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Warne of course has a wealth knowledge but he talks way, way too much sh*te and he has fantastically biased opinions on players.

He is very bullish on players who take the game forward at all costs or display the attitude that they will. But every commentators have their types they favour and those they don't.

He has rightly been critical of Starc, rightly been critical of the field placings and strategy of Lyon
 

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Does he actually?

Starc being dropped isn't a controversial opinion. Fairly commonly held. He got a wicket first ball but was otherwise fairly underwhelming in my opinion for the match
When it comes to Starc, Warne sounded more like one of us bitching about our pet peeve than a man who's taken over 700 test wickets.
 

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When it comes to Starc, Warne sounded more like one of us bitching about our pet peeve than a man who's taken over 700 test wickets.

I thought it was a fair call from him. The ball wasn't anything amazing and it was played horribly. Good on him for getting the wicket but it certainly wasn't Ryan Harris to Alastair Cook type delivery or even Starc removing Mccullum in the WC final
 

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You must be watching someone else or you cant get over your Warne offended
You've got that backwards, I'm certain you're listening to someone else.

Warne is the epitome of great players don't always make great analysts.

He's crickets version of Magic Johnson except Magic isn't a twat.
 

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Anyone else noticed a creeping in of commentator-read ads in Fox's BBL coverage? Felt like listening to commercial radio at times.
 

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I'm still a bit bewildered by Warne's graceless rant when Hobart got the last Ashes test, I mean too bad if you were happy to see an Ashes finally come to Tassie, instead you had to listen to Warne go on and on about how you can get more people into the MCG as if that's the be all and end all. Let's face it, it all came down to the fact that it was personally more convenient for him if it was in Melbourne and he didn't get his own way so had a big sook.
 

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You've got that backwards, I'm certain you're listening to someone else.

Warne is the epitome of great players don't always make great analysts.

He's crickets version of Magic Johnson except Magic isn't a twat.

Lol at saying Warne isnt a great analyst
 

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I'm still a bit bewildered by Warne's graceless rant when Hobart got the last Ashes test, I mean too bad if you were happy to see an Ashes finally come to Tassie, instead you had to listen to Warne go on and on about how you can get more people into the MCG as if that's the be all and end all. Let's face it, it all came down to the fact that it was personally more convenient for him if it was in Melbourne and he didn't get his own way so had a big sook.
A pink ball Test at the G would've been amazing but it had to be Tasmania.

5 Tests, 5 different grounds.
 

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Munro, Marsh, Philippe: *crickets*