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Richie Benaud
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    (October 6, 1930- )
    Began his cricket career at Parramatta High School (early 1940s)
    First class debut: NSW vs QLD at Sydney Cricket Ground (January 1, 1949)
    Test debut: Australia v West Indies at Sydney Cricket Ground (January 25, 1952)
    Played his debut Test Match for Australia (1951)
    Played 63 Test matches for Australia (1951-1964)
    Retired from first class cricket (2-12-1964)
    Scored: 11,719 runs, 23 centuries and 61 half-centuries, taking 945 wickets and 255 catches
    Cricket journalist (1956- )
    Cricket commentator on Channel 9 Australia (1977 - ) and Channel 4 UK (1999- )
    He is a cricket commentator.
    He usually wears a cream colored jacket.
    He resembles former Australian Prime Minister, Bob Hawke.
    He has a nasal Aussie accent.
    He uses phrases like 'Morning everyone,' 'What a marvelous catch,' 'Super shot that,' 'Two for twenty-two,' 'Don't bother looking for that, let alone trying to catch it. That's gone straight into the confectionery stall and out again.'
    He writes autobiography books about himself.
    On the sketch comedy show, 'Full Frontal,' there was a Judge Judy skit, in which he was being sued because his autobiography was boring.
    He is one of Australia's finest cricketers.
    He is one of very few Aussie cricketers to score over 10,000 runs.
    He never lost a series when he captained Australia for 28 of his 63 Test matches.
    He is one of the best right arm-leg spinners when bowling.

Credit: The Typical Aussie Bloke

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