Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

With just days to go until the Ashes series gets underway in Brisbane, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced last week a new broadcast deal with Nine Entertainment Co (Nine) for Australia’s next two tours of England. Nine broadcast this year’s Ashes test series from England LIVE and in HD on its digital-only GEM […]

The Fairfax Radio Network (FRN) has secured rights to broadcast cricket for the next five years. The FRN which includes Melbourne’s 3AW, Sydney’s 2UE, Brisbane’s 4BC and Perth’s 6PR will have live ball-by-ball coverage of: the Commonwealth Bank Boxing Day; the Commonwealth Bank Sydney Test; the Carlton Mid One Day International Series; the KFC T20 International […]

Network Ten has announced the signing of West Indies cricket legend Sir Vivian Richards to its KFC T20 Big Bash League commentary team. This follows the announcement earlier in the week that current Fox Sports commentators Damien Fleming and Mark Waugh have signed with Ten for the Big Bash. Sir Viv Richards was one of the […]

  Network Ten’s love affair with Twenty-20 cricket has been reignited after the network grabbed a slice of Cricket Australia’s broadcast pie. Ten has signed a five-year deal as the exclusive free-to-air broadcaster of the KFC T20 Big Bash League (BBL).  It is the first time the BBL will be broadcast on free-to-air after seasons […]

Cricket Australia, Channel Nine and Network Ten have reportedly agreed to a five year rights deal for Australian cricket’s free-to-air tv rights. The deal is worth a reported $550 million and will see the traditional cricket TV broadcaster Channel Nine retain the rights to international tests and ODIs played in Australia.  Channel Ten meanwhile will […]