BBC Inks India Cricket Deal
February 22, 2006 at 6:38 AM (PT)
The BBC inks a deal for exclusive radio rights for all international cricket tour matches in INDIA for the next four years, including the series with ENGLAND next month, which will air on the digital BBC FIVE LIVE SPORTS EXTRA channel and Radio 4's longwave frequency.
JONATHAN AGNEW, CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS and SIMON MANN are set as play-by-play commentators for the three test matches next month, with GEOFFREY BOYCOTT and SUNIL GAVASKAR handling analysis. MANN and JONNY SAUNDERS will handle the seven one-day matches.