Geoffrey Boycott Hits Back At BBC After Test Match Special Snub. And of course on TMS we have the world's greatest cricket statistician, Andrew Samson, so obviously you want to get his take, bring him in. Ebony Rainford-Brent, ex-England batter: "When England's Jenny Gunn dropped a catch off India's number 10, I was like 'no mate, come on, we're trying to win this, don't drop the World Cup'. "But crikey, what a catch. To be able to use their singing and noise as a commentator and make listeners feel a part of the occasion was one of my favourite parts. "It's nice cricket had that moment again.". The votes are in, so read on to discover who you've picked and how each moment went down in the BBC Test Match Special commentary box. "However, Paul Collingwood devised a system where his bowlers used the slower-ball bouncer as a weapon against opposition batsmen. In the end, it was as comfortable a victory margin as anybody could wish for. "Collingwood is proving his worth now as a coach, but he showed then he was a very astute leader. Three West Indies players decline to travel for England Test series, Joe Root backs Ben Stokes to cover as England captain if he misses first Test, Former England opener left off list of BBC commentators, Isa Guha to present BBC Two highlights show with Alastair Cook. 30 Aug 2020. "Although India seemed like they were cruising to victory, I always believed we could win; in a World Cup final and a run chase it can get a bit nervy at the end, but I always had hope.". But we have the next best thing - some classic cricket, thanks to the International Cricket Council, which has opened up its archives for fans to enjoy some of the best matches of yesteryear. Geoffrey Boycott appears to have commentated on his last match for BBC Test Match Special after the corporation announced its lineup of on-air talent for the summer and omitted the former England batsman. "Each time Anya took a wicket I'd look towards the middle then look to the crowd so I could see how they were responding. "When England's Jenny Gunn dropped a catch off India's number 10, I was like 'no mate, come on, we're trying to win this, don't drop the World Cup'. We even had the MCC members in their egg and bacon ties queuing up to watch women's cricket. "I've never seen Lord's like it. It didn't feel like it would be the case at the start of the tournament because T20 cricket was not our thing. "I was one of the commentators that day and fortunately Jonathan Agnew and a few of those guys kept it together because I was just absolutely on edge, screaming like everyone else was. Duration: 2:00, Jun 23, 2017 ... For decades he has been the voice of cricket, the man whose avuncular tones have heralded the arrival of the Test Match season for everyone who loves the sound ... after finding himself 'out of kilter' with style of younger commentators ... Members of the BBC Radio Test Match Special team including Henry, Mar 23, 2013 ... Cricket Photo: BBC Test Match Special commentators Geoffery Boycott and Jonathan Agnew pose for photographs at Eden