glamman wrote: ↑Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:42 pm I think Nick Webb is generally pretty good and usually works well with colleagues from other counties.I agree with you, but today he was really below par..
I know it's difficult commentating on a sport where things can be quite sedate, and commentators feel the need to fill every second of coverage, but it's not necessarily required. Less can be more, and the less you say, the more likely you are to get things right, thereby eliminating the awful gaffes which are so infuriating. Think Richie Benaud, Brian Johnstone, John Arlott, and a host of others who graced their roles. Not a word wasted, and I can't remember a single gaffe.
You criticised Edward Bevan many times this season, and I sprang to his defence. Apologies for that, you were right in your assessment. It appears he may have dragged Nick Webb down to his level.
I don't like dissing people, but there comes a time ....