At the mast with the mic for 53 years, his ability to coin terms and turn phrases made him a legend. The king of the commentary box, Richard "Richie" Benaud, may no longer be with us, but just like his words that made moments immortal, his wisdom and legacy remains. When it comes to life, you learn from experience. And when experience speaks, you need to listen intently.
Let's hear it from the king himself, as we revisit his golden rules of commentary that we can so aptly apply to our lives:
"The key was to the learn the value of economy with words and never to insult the viewer by telling them what they can already see." - Richie Benaud