4 facets of the extravagant journey of Harsha Bhogle in commentary
A tribute to "The Voice of Indian Cricket" Harsha Bhogle and his contribution to the commentary niche.
A sheet in hand, coffee (well some might like tea too) on the table, and doing all the talking with a mic in the comfort of an air-conditioned room; that is the general perception of an average cricket fan about a commentator. However, commentator's job is way harder than one can imagine.
One man who has been doing this job with utmost integrity is Harsha Bhogle. Harsha has been doing wonders within the four walls of the commentary box. Well, no write-up will be able to justify his contribution to the field of commentary; but one can always try. Let us have a look at the embarking journey of Harsha Bhogle all through these years.
#1 Pin-point Analysis
How many "genuine" cricket-analysts do we know who haven't played international cricket? Well, maybe four or five. Let's reconstruct the question. How many Indian cricket-analysts do we know who haven't played international cricket? The answer would be none other than Harsha Bhogle.
Having covered more than 400 ODIs and 100 Tests, Harsha Bhogle has been one of the best in the world in this field. Bhogle has set high standards for his accurate analysis of the game.
It would be safe to call Harsha Bhogle as the MS Dhoni of commentary. The reason for that would be Bhogle's ability to understand and read the game with a tinge of wit to go with it.