Monday, April 5

Ravi Shastri commentary generator

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This is a small but definitive step in replacing Ravi Shastri's commentary with a simple computer program.
User Manual:
1. Please press the 'Shastri sez' button to get started.
2. You can Tweet a comment that you like by clicking on 'Tweet'. If something goes wrong, simply press back.
3. Provide more Shastri stock phrases to enrich the engine.




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61 comments:

  1. Your name here...April 05, 2010 8:49 AM

    "win the toss, put the runs on the board, get the wickets...as simple as that" - we need Ravi Shastri to teach us cricket every time he delivers the pitch report!

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  2. that up in the aaaaaaaair!!!! (after the ball is caught, after the batsman leaves...)... thats a supppppperb catch by 'the fielder' at long-on! One gets the feeling the match is almost over now...

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  3. (At the presentation ceremony): We had an excellent exhibition of cricket today. Over <n> runs were scored and in the end, it took a superb innings from <some_player> to win the match for <some_team></some_team></some_player></n>

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  4. 'He's a powerhouse. When it's his day, it's his day. Great exhibition of power hitting.' At least now he's stopped using 'It's a pressure-cooker situation out here.'

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  5. "doctor ordered"...overlooked....gaffe,this

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  6. Next we need a commentary generator for Siddhu.

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  7. You didn't order the doctor? And the captain delivering the good? Flashed. Flashed HARD. But you did hit the nail on the head.

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  8. I did now - thanks for that. :)

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  9. Dang will incorporate those later today.

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  10. The last thing the indians would want at this stage of the match is Yuvraj playing a silly shot.

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  11. I've corrected that now. Hope it shows up sometime. :)

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  12. Your name here...April 06, 2010 7:53 PM

    What's on your mind...I have been looking for an interactive way to get user input for my blog, stumbled on this article. Love reading.
    You may want to check Sunny Kris link.

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  13. Sorry, didn't quite get what you're trying to say. Rephrase?

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  14. Your name here...April 07, 2010 12:21 PM

    One of links (Sunny Kris http://www.sunnykris.net/) on your "Less funny blogs" section is not linked to correct website. You can link to my website for pointing it out though! He He He

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  15. @YNH: Hehe, I'll take it out, thanks for that.
    To the rest: Thank you so much for the suggestions and comments, really inspires me to keep blogging. :)

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  16. "Yeeesss( In a nasal tone)". "Great work on the outfield there. One gets the feeling he might have cracked his ankle." "One gets the feeling that he might have slightly injured himself there." "You just can't afford to drop those. If you need to win matches, you've got to take those catches."

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  17. "The atmosphere here is electrifying to say the least"

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  18. 'The men who matter are out in the centre', 'The atmosphere is electric!', 'At the end of the day, cricket is the winner.' 'And the reason why he's out there in the middle is because...' 'ANNNNNNNND TAKEN!!'

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  19. Also 'That's sweetly timed'... '<batsman> goes huge! And thats gone about ten rows back!'' "That's come right out of the screws"</batsman>

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  20. *Taking a deep breath on the microphone*.. that is it that is my tweet.

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  21. He is using the long handle to good effect.

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  22. he has taken the aerial route!!

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  23. (Even if you are worlds fastest bowler )If you get it (ball) wrong against a world class batsman, you will get tap. (On Sachin hitting Shoaib for a 6 at third man boundary : World cup 2003)

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  24. All three results possible here!

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  25. rapped on da pad n up goes the finger

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  26. In the airrrrrrrrrrrr.... and takennn

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  27. Good delivery.. first upp

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  28. thats the beauty of this game....

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  29. Nicely timed n will get a single

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  30. aaeeeeedged... should be taken...

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  31. n taken comfortably

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  32. Thanks for the suggestion guys. Will update this when I get the time! :)

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  33. The last thing the indians would want at this stage of the match is Yuvraj playing a silly shot.

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  34. Dang will incorporate those later today.

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  35. You didn't order the doctor? And the captain delivering the good? Flashed. Flashed HARD. But you did hit the nail on the head.

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  36. "doctor ordered"...overlooked....gaffe,this

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  37. 'He's a powerhouse. When it's his day, it's his day. Great exhibition of power hitting.' At least now he's stopped using 'It's a pressure-cooker situation out here.'

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  38. that up in the aaaaaaaair!!!! (after the ball is caught, after the batsman leaves...)... thats a supppppperb catch by 'the fielder' at long-on! One gets the feeling the match is almost over now...

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  39. Sandeep BellapukondaJanuary 13, 2012 3:10 PM

    Is this gonna be another twist in the tail?

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  40. Sandeep BellapukondaJanuary 13, 2012 3:10 PM

    *tale

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  41. Sandeep BellapukondaJanuary 13, 2012 3:11 PM

    Can he pull something out of the hat now.

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  42. da worst commentator ever

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  43. 1. He knew eXactly what he was doing there.
    2. The sound of timber!

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  44. "This match is going down the wire."... Just like shaz's commentary days are hanging down a thin wire.. Can somebody get this moron out????

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  45. Prasanna_ramanMay 06, 2012 4:30 PM

    The ball traveled like a tracer bullet.

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  46. Wrapped on the pads, the finger goes up

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  47. Edged and taken

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  48. What India need now is a wicket

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  49. What Pakistan need now is a partnership

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  50. That reached the fence like a tracer bullet.

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  51. This session has set this series up nicely.

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  52. one of the greatest worst commentator of cricket :P :P

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  53. It's 6,6,6 and it's Balle Balle Balle!!

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  54. @ Presentation to the man of the match (batsman): First of all, what did you have for breakfast?

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  55. Tightening the screws, went like a tracer bullet, electrifying atmosphere,

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  56. abhinav srivastavaMarch 28, 2014 11:46 PM

    First man on planet to reach 200 and its a superman from India

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  57. abhinav srivastavaMarch 28, 2014 11:48 PM

    Bang on target

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  58. abhinav srivastavaMarch 28, 2014 11:50 PM

    Excelent way to finish the things off

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  59. how can that be a cliche ? 200 is not scored every match.

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