Definition of the day: Commentator’s Curse

Commentator's CurseThe kiss of death for a player, following prolonged praise of his abilities, discretion and temperament by a pundit or analyst.

The current doyen of the commentator’s curse is ex-England skipper and splendid fellow Michael Vaughan, followed closely by BBC Cricket Correspondent Jonathan Agnew.

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Documenting the delights of cricket, one definition at a time. Written by former Cricinfo, Times, Wisden and Johnny Miller 96* journalist John Houlihan.
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