Australia‘s cricketers paid tribute to Richie Benaud and remember their favourite times listening to the voice of cricket. Benaud, the former Australian captain and a legend in cricket commentary, passed away at the age of 84. He was regarded as the Voice of Cricket. His family announced that he passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday night in Sydney. WATCH: Ian Chappell, John Howard pay tribute to Richie Benaud

It was Benaud’s distinctive voice that provided a moving tribute to Test cricketer Phillip Hughes, who died when struck by a bouncer last November. Benaud finished his narration with a poignant “forever, rest in peace, son,” reported AFP. His final stint on commentary was in England during the 2005 Ashes Series. READ: Richie Benaud passes away: Five most memorable quotes by the ‘Voice of Cricket’