While Australia Day has become a subject of much divisiveness in recent times, at the Pinch Hitters we believe their isn’t much more Australian than a long weekend and celebrating great Aussie sporting greats On this Australia Day, Jai Thoolen has penned a tribute to a true blue Aussie Icon. The Soundtrack of summer for generations of Australian. Richie Benaud.
Richie Benaud was the greatest.
And he was THE voice of cricket.
He has raised each generation,
Richie is an Aussie icon.
Richie’s life was dedicated,
One where Tony Greig is captain,
Richie Benaud was the greatest,
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