Richie Benaud

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Ian Botham (right) of England hits a four off Geoffrey Lawson of Australia during the Third Ashes Test match at Headingley in Leeds, England. England won the match by 18 runs. Photograph: Adrian Murrell/Allsport

In the course of his career as a caddy Ricci Roberts has worked with big names, among them Darren Clarke, Lee Westwood, Adam Scott, Graeme McDowell an(...)

Flintoff celebrates the wicket of Ricky Ponting. Photo: Tom Shaw/Getty Images

Picking a favourite sporting moment is a difficult task. Picking a favourite moment from the 2005 Ashes series, when England beat Australia for the fi(...)

Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus joined Ewen Murray in the Sky commentary box. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

With all the hi-tech wizardry on view at the Masters, Grand National and even the Boat Race over the last week, those old clips they kept playing in t(...)

Richie Benaud captained Australia 28 times before becoming one of cricket’s most revered commentators. Photograph: Afp
Richie Benaud Obituary

Richie Benaud, who has died aged 84, was perhaps best known latterly for his work as a global cricket commentator, with his distinctive voice, familia(...)

Former Australia cricket captain and broadcasting legend Richie Benaud has died age 84. Photograph: PA

Former Australia cricket captain and renowned commentator Richie Benaud has died aged 84. He had been receiving treatment for skin cancer since Novemb(...)

 Richie Benaud is recovering after a car crash in  Sydney suburb of Coogee. Photograph:  Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Richie Benaud, the commentator and former Australia captain, is recovering in hospital after being involved in a car crash.The 83-year-old was driving(...)

 Michael Clarke of Australia looks on from the balcony during what was a painful second  Ashes Test for his side against England at  Lord’s. Photograph:  Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

Just like next week’s Galway Festival for racing fans, the Lord’s Test marks the summer gathering of the cricketing tribes to watch, chat, eat, dri(...)