Monday, June 11, 2012

Commentators in cricket history - 1: Alan McGilvray - Voice of the game in

On June 11, 1927, 28 days after an experiment by BBC featuring Reverend Frank Gillingham, Pelham Warner made the first ball-by-ball radio broadcast from Lord's. Since then, several relentless voices bringing us ball by ball updates have gone on to become much loved household names. In this new series, Arunabha Sengupta pays homage to some of the greatest figures in the history of broadcasting. To start with, he tunes in to the voice of Australian broadcaster Alan McGilvray

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