BBC Sport is to provide another summer of cricket coverage across radio, television and BBC Sounds this year, including a new podcast offering.
The No Balls podcast features World Cup winner Alex Hartley and England bowler Kate Cross and has been available outside BBC Sounds since December 2019.
Other podcast offerings throughout the summer on BBC Sounds will include the Tuffers and Vaughan show and Tailenders with Greg James, Felix White and James Anderson. The fan favourite “No Balls” podcast, featuring England World Cup winner Alex Hartley and England bowler Kate Cross, will also come to the BBC offering a new perspective on the game.
The BBC TMS podcast will round up all the action after each day of international cricket.
BBC Local Radio is to provide coverage of every ball of men’s county cricket, whilst on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, Test Match Special will broadcast ball-by-ball commentary on all England’s men’s and women’s international games plus the inaugural World Test Championship Final.
Jonathan Agnew will lead the commentary team which includes Isa Guha, Simon Mann, Alison Mitchell, Daniel Norcross and Aatif Nawaz.
Expert analysis will be provided by Michael Vaughan, Phil Tufnell, Sir Alastair Cook, Ebony Rainford Brent, Vic Marks, Alex Hartley, Tymal Mills, former Sri Lanka all-rounder Russel Arnold and former New Zealand captain Jeremy Coney.
Carlos Brathwaite will also return to the team this summer after his successful TMS debut last year and Eleanor Oldroyd will provide regular reports on BBC Radio 5 Live.
Director of Sport, Barbara Slater said: “We’re thrilled to bring a wealth of top class domestic and international cricket across BBC TV, radio and online to the nation this summer. With a mix of new cricket competition The Hundred along with Test cricket, T20s and ODIs we will deliver all of the twists and turns of the cricket season and bring fans straight to the heart of the action.”