How can I listen to BBC live cricket?
1: Online & mobile. You can listen to 5 live and 5 live Sports Extra on both our desktop and mobile sites. Go to either http://www.bbc.co.uk/5live or http://www.bbc.co.uk/5livesportsextra and click Listen.
Who is a cricket commentator?
List of cricket commentators
|Name||First-class / List A career|
|Mike Atherton||Lancashire 1987–2001 England 1989–2001|
|Trevor Bailey (1923 – 2011)||Essex 1946–1967 England 1949–1959|
|Jack Bannister (1930 – 2016)||Warwickshire 1950–1968|
|Richie Benaud (1930-2015)||New South Wales 1948–1964 Australia 1952–1964|
What wavelength is Test Match Special?
Test Match Special broadcasts on Radio 4 long wave, BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra and online. To listen on Radio 4 long wave, tune into 198 kHz on the AM band of your radio.
Is England v India cricket on radio?
You can watch all of the match action from the five matches live on Sky Sports’ dedicated Sky Sports Cricket channel. Radio coverage for both series is brought to you by Test Match special on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra.
Are there any cricket commentary on BBC Radio?
Read more about sharing. BBC national and local radio provide commentary for domestic and international matches throughout the season. For the latest cricket commentary listings, check out the BBC Sport live guide here. Start times of commentaries and matches are subject to change at short notice.
Are there any famous cricketers who are commentators?
A number of famous players have had a second career as writers or commentators. However, many commentators never played the game at a professional level, yet they have gone on to become famous names associated with the game.
Who are the commentators on Test Match Special?
Henry Blofeld leaves the Test Match Special commentary box for the last time. Henry Blofeld’s Iconic commentary from England’s 1981 third Ashes test win. Coverage of England matches; Insight & analysis from Jonathan Agnew & Geoffrey Boycott. The latest cricket news, results, fixtures and analysis from BBC Sport.
Why was Fred Trueman known as Mr Cricket?
^ The idea of providing complete ball-by-ball coverage of a Test Match was conceived by Hudson whilst commentating with Fred Trueman on a county game at Scarborough in 1955, as a result of which Test Match Special went on air two years later. ^ Also known as ‘Mr Cricket’ due to his encyclopedic knowledge of the game.