Fox Cricket commentator and former team England fast bowler Isa Guha is a very prominent personality in the world of cricket. ‘Last Word on Sport’ recently put out a compiled list of the rankings where Isa Guha was seen on top, voted as the world’s best female cricket commentator. Guha has been a part of the Fox Sports coverage team since the broadcasters secured exclusive rights.
“Her tone of voice and style of commentary is both passionate and knowledgeable. Isa Guha is the best female cricket commentator in the world and of quite possibly of all-time,” the publication said about the star commentator.
Making her international cricket debut in the year 2002 at the age of 17, she became the first woman of South Asian origin to have represented England. Over her career time span, Isa was part of the England team when it won an Ashes game, an ODI series whitewashing Australia, and two World Cups and has more than 100 international ODI wickets to her name. She has been a part of the television media, the radio, print, and various other associations.
Here’s what Fox Sports executive director Steve Crawley had to say about her-
“We’ve always known Isa is the best at what she does, but this is great recognition for her brilliance as a commentator. Isa’s been with the Fox Cricket family from the beginning and we’re so proud of her. She will be front and center in our commentary team when her Poms come out to play the Aussies for the Ashes later this year.”
Other commentators who were seen in the Last Word on Sport’s list were Lisa Sthalekar- former Australian cricketer and captain of her side, Ebony Rainford-Brent- former English cricketer and current Director of Women’s Cricket at Surrey, Anjum Chopra- former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian side, and Mel Jones- former Australian cricketer.
The top-5 in the list are:
- Isa Guha
- Lisa Sthalekar
- Ebony Rainford-Brent
- Mel Jones
- Anjum Chopra
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