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Numerous South African television-watchers traditionally take a masochistic approach to Proteas Test matches in Australia: they will listen to the home-feed commentators even if to the point of irritation (or outright apoplexy).

Let’s face it, in days gone by there was still great entertainment value to be drawn out of Aussie-based microphone legends like Richie Benaud, Bill Lawry and Ian Chappell, even if parochial tendencies came into play to varying degrees (less so the late, great, demure Benaud) from them.

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