Live cricket on the BBC: How to follow Test Match Special

Test Match Special's Jonathan Agnew and Henry Blofeld

BBC Test Match Special will broadcast ball-by-ball commentary of every England match against tourists New Zealand and Australia this summer.

All games can be heard on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, BBC Radio 4 Long Wave and via the BBC Sport website and app, with regular updates on Radio 5 live.

BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew leads the TMS commentary team, which for the New Zealand series includes Ed Smith, Henry Blofeld and Bryan Waddle.

They will be joined by expert summarisers including Geoffrey Boycott, Michael Vaughan, Phil Tufnell, Graeme Swann and former Kiwi skipper Jeremy Coney.

New Zealand play two Tests, five one-day internationals and one Twenty20 international, before Australia visit for the five-Test Ashes series, one T20 match and a five-match ODI series.

During the Test series, there will be daily highlights on BBC Radio 5 live's In Short page as well as a daily TMS podcast, with live text commentary on the BBC Sport website - while you can live news and wicket alerts on the BBC Sport app.

How to listen to TMS
BBC Radio 5 live sports extra - via digital radio; digital satellite channel 0144; Freeview channel 706; cable TV channel 864 or 908
BBC Radio 4 - via analogue radio on 198 LW; digital satellite channel 0143
BBC Sport website - via
Via the BBC Red Button, via the BBC iPlayer Radio app for iPhone and Android, and via the BBC Sport app which now features live radio streaming which you can hear while reading the live text and reports
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BBC Radio will also have commentary on all games in the multi-format Women's Ashes series in July and August 2015.

There will also be a new regular Friday evening T20 Blast programme on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, featuring commentary, highlights, special guests and interviews, presented by Charles Dagnall, Ebony Rainford-Brent and Henry Moeran.

You can also hear cricket coverage on the BBC World Service, and the BBC Sport website will have live text commentaries on all of England's games, as well as reports, features, columns and blogs.

BBC World Service's coverage also includes a new Saturday cricket show, "Stumped", presented by TMS commentators Alison Mitchell, Jim Maxwell and Prakash Wakankar.

Each week, they will examine topical talking points and seek out some light-hearted and unusual stories from around the cricket world.

BBC Local Radio will broadcast live commentary of every single county match, with increased coverage on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra most weeks.

You can also access the BBC Ashes Archive at for some famous historical moments from the past, as described by TMS.

In January 2012, BBC Sport announced a new six-year radio rights deal with the England and Wales Cricket Board, which means TMS will be on air with exclusive radio commentary of all home series up to and including the end of the 2019 season, with more coverage of domestic cricket and women's internationals..

International cricket broadcast via the BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app on desktop, mobile and tablet is available to UK users only, but all county cricket coverage is available worldwide.

England's full fixtures (times and coverage details subject to change)

Some Red Button coverage may not be available on Freeview - further details here.

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