The BBC will be offering free-to-air viewers daily highlights of this year’s Ashes, followed by live coverage of The Hundred in August.
Daily BBC cricket highlights programme Today at the Test with Isa Guha will first make its debut on 1st June with the best bits of England v Ireland from 7pm on BBC Two and iPlayer.
The BBC will provide live audio coverage of the game, plus the rest of this summer’s cricket, including The Ashes, on Test Match Special via BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and BBC Sounds.
Ashes coverage starts on day one of the first test on 16th June through to the conclusion of the fifth test on 31st July.
During this time, Today at the Test will provide an hour-long TV Ashes highlights programme each evening on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer. But times may vary throughout the summer.
Women’s cricket coverage
On 1st July, the BBC airs England women’s first Twenty20 international, as part of their Ashes series. Live TV coverage will be available to watch on BBC Two and iPlayer, as Heather Knight leads her team for the first of three T20 matches. Isa Guha presents the match, with Alex Hartley and Anya Shrubsole.
In August, The Hundred returns to the BBC. The new, fast-paced format, which consists of just 100 balls, sees eight teams go head-to-head for the third consecutive year. BBC Two will cover 16 games live starting from 1st August, available to stream through iPlayer.
Other cricket coverage
The international summer concludes with England’s men playing a white-ball series against New Zealand and Ireland, and England’s women against Sri Lanka.
The series will start on 30th August, with live BBC TV coverage of the matches on 1st, 3rd and 6th September, plus daily TV highlights and full ball-by-ball commentary on TMS. Record breaking fast bowler, James Anderson, and former New Zealand captain, Stephen Fleming, will be part of the coverage for those matches.