Kass Naidoo, Cricket’s Female Commentator

I see a lot of people are trying to find out the identity of South Africa’s (and the world’s, if I’m not mistaken) only female cricket commentator on television. I believe her name is Kass Naidoo. You can hear her talk during international cricket matches in South Africa, like the recent series against Australia. You can also find a profile and more information here.

UPDATE: Scratch that; her name is Claire Cowan. (Thanks, commenter.) Can’t find much info on her online (she may or may not be an ex-cricket player?), though Achettup from Short Of A Length isn’t impressed with her commentary:

The two women (aha shocked you didn’t I, you thought there was only one… so did I until I looked it up, they sound exactly the same and even worse seem to say exactly the same things), Claire Cowan and Natalie Germanos try a bit too hard to sound knowledgeable while desperately searching for some way to get their male counterparts to say something interesting. I don’t mind them too much, but I get the feeling that Bumble, Boycs and Chappel would make mince meat out of them.

4 thoughts on “Kass Naidoo, Cricket’s Female Commentator

  1. lisa says:

    The woman commentator during the Aussie-SA series was Clare Cowan, not Kass Naidoo.

  2. steve davies says:

    Not the first. Try Donna Symmonds, and believe me, nobody would make mincemeat out of her. She’s excellent.


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  4. Johnc552 says:

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