Posted by Adam @ 8:17 am on January 31st 2009

So long

Bill Frindall, otherwise known as ‘Bearders’ or ‘The Bearded Wonder’, the scorer for BBC’s Test Match Special since before I was born, has died.

Not only was he an integral part of TMS — by far the best radio sports commentary of any sort, for my money — but he was fantastically accomplished at the arcane business of scoring cricket matches (and yet managed at the same time to appreciate the game he was scoring, a division of concentration which has always eluded me). He also seemed to be a very decent bloke.

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