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Howard Marshall
Cricket commentary of today owes an immeasurable lot to Howard Marshall for pioneering the ball-to-ball commentary. When Howard Marshall joined as a commentator for a radio in 1927, many expressed skepticism at the feasibility of finding ears willing to listen to commentaries on a game as slow as cricket.

Howard Marshall had earlier received training in journalism and been alumnus of Oxford. He had a distinct manner of commentating, which some say was almost close to being conversational.



Howard Marshall continued for number of years with the assistance of only an engineer. It was only in 1934 that he was provided a scorer.

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