RICHIE’S PRES­ENCE IM­MENSE

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - SPORT -

ADAM Gilchrist, Brett Lee and the Fox Sports Cricket com­men­tary team will be sur­rounded by great­ness when they steam into their cov­er­age this sum­mer.

The mi­cro­phone the late, great Richie Be­naud used for 40 years will be en­cased and po­si­tioned be­side them dur­ing ev­ery call of ev­ery ball i nsi de t he Fox Sports box.

Foxox Sports CEO Patrick De­lanyDe­lan felt the pres­ence of Be­naud’s prized pos­ses­sion dur­ing their broad­cast was only fit­ting af­ter his widow, Daphne Be­naud, of­fered the sym­bolic pass­ing of the ba­ton dur­ing a touch­ing mo­ment at the Fox Cricket launch on Tues­day night.

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