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Cook and Root dominate day-night test opening
Test Match Special BBC
access_time11 hours ago
Reaction to the first day of the first Test between England and West Indies with Simon Mann and Michael Vaughan. We also hear from West Indies bowling coach Roddy Estwick and England Captain Joe Root after his 136 helped England to 348-3 on the first day at Edgbaston with the help of Alastair Cook who finished the day unbeaten on 153.
'I despise players who sledge' - Curtly Ambrose
Test Match Special BBC
access_time3 days ago
Sir Curtly Ambrose helps preview England v West Indies and gives his own bowling tips to current England bowler Mark Wood. Michael Vaughan, Paul Collingwood and Sir Curtly Ambrose join Mark Chapman to preview England's three-match Test series against the West Indies. The panel also discuss England selection, the logistics around a day-night Test, and Mark Wood joins to talk fast bowling.
England complete series win over South Africa
Test Match Special BBC
access_time11 days ago
Reaction to England's 3-1 series win over South Africa on the fourth day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford with Alison Mitchell and Michael Vaughan. We'll also hear from England's Jimmy Anderson, captain Joe Root, man of the series Moeen Ali and South African captain Faf du Plessis as well as England coach Trevor Bayliss after his side completed a 177-run win over South Africa, bowling them out for 202 in their second innings as they chased an unlikely 380 for victory.
Ask Graeme Smith
Test Match Special BBC
access_time11 days ago
Alison Mitchell puts your questions to the former South Africa Captain during lunch on the fourth day of the final test between England and South Africa at Old Trafford.
Wriddhiman Saha speaks ahead of third Sri Lanka Test
CricketNext News18.com
access_time11 days ago
Keeping on pitches that offer turn and bounce makes the job of a stumper challenging but for Wriddhiman Saha it becomes more enjoyable when Ravindra Jadeja and R Aswhin bowl on such wickets.
Moeen Ali puts England in control
Test Match Special BBC
access_time12 days ago
Reaction to the third day of the fourth and final Test between England and South Africa with Alison Mitchell and Michael Vaughan. We also hear from Moeen Ali whose unbeaten 67 helped England to finish the day 224-8 in their second innings, 360 runs ahead of South Africa.
The role of coaches in international cricket
Test Match Special BBC
access_time12 days ago
Simon Hughes and Graeme Swann join Ed Smith to discuss the role of coaches in international cricket at lunch on the third day of the fourth Test between England and South Africa at Old Trafford.
England take charge of the fourth test
Test Match Special BBC
access_time13 days ago
Reaction to the second day of the fourth and final Test between England and South Africa with Alison Mitchell and Michael Vaughan. We also hear from James Anderson who took 4-33 as the hosts reduced South Africa to 229-8 after earlier being bowled out for 362 in their first innings.
How do you handle Geoff Boycott?
Test Match Special BBC
access_time13 days ago
Jonathan Agnew gets some advice from the Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow at tea on the second day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford.
View from the Boundary: Helen Richardson-Walsh
Test Match Special BBC
access_time13 days ago
2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Helen Richardson-Walsh is Jonathan Agnew's guest at lunch during the second day of the fourth test between England and South Africa at Old Trafford. Almost a year on from winning hockey gold in Rio, Richardson-Walsh talks to us about her memories of last summers' Olympics and her love of cricket.
England kept in check by South Africa
Test Match Special BBC
access_time14 days ago
Reaction to the first day of the fourth and final Test between England and South Africa with Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan. We also hear from South Africa's Duanne Olivier and England Coach Paul Farbrace as the hosts closed on 260-6 following the late dismissal of Ben Stokes.
TMS Anniversary Match Auction
Test Match Special BBC
access_time14 days ago
Jonathan Agnew and Geoffrey Boycott are joined by their team captains, Phil Tufnel and Michael Vaughan, to bid for players for their teams in Test Match Special's 60th Anniversary match. With rhubarb for currency, both side's try to build a winning team for Test Match Special's 60th Anniversary match on 24th August 2017.
Listen: KL Rahul speaks after the end of Day 1 of Colombo Test
CricketNext News18.com
access_time15 days ago
India's batsmen picked up from where they had left in Galle and piled the misery on Sri Lanka's bowlers as they scored 344/3 on day 1 of the second Test in Colombo.
Moeen takes a hat-trick to seal victory
Test Match Special BBC
access_time18 days ago
Reaction to the fifth and final day of the third Test between England and South Africa with Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan. We also hear from man of the match Ben Stokes, England Captain Joe Root, South Africa Captain Faf du Plessis and Moeen Ali after he took a hat-trick of wickets to bowl South Africa out for 252, securing England's 239 run victory and a 2-1 series lead heading into the final test at Old Trafford.
View from the Press Box
Test Match Special BBC
access_time18 days ago
Jonathan Agnew is joined at the Oval by CricInfo's Melinda Farrell, Wisden Almanac editor Lawrence Booth and South African cricket writer Telford Vice at lunch on the final day of the third Test between England and South Africa.
Aggers winds up Boycott
Test Match Special BBC
access_time18 days ago
Jonathan Agnew convinces Geoff Boycott his 100th hundred wasn't scored at Headingley after all.
England close in on victory
Test Match Special BBC
access_time19 days ago
Reaction to the Fourth day of the third Test between England and South Africa with Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan. We also hear from Ben Stokes after England declared on 313-8 in their second innings leaving South Africa to chase an unlikely 492 to win. The visitors finished the day 117-4.
Celebrating 100 Tests at the Oval
Test Match Special BBC
access_time19 days ago
Hear from Surrey players past and present who have been involved in the Oval's century of men's Test matches.
England extend lead on rain-hit third day
Test Match Special BBC
access_time20 days ago
Reaction to the third day of the third Test between England and South Africa with Simon Mann and Michael Vaughan. We also hear from Jimmy Anderson after England reached 74-1 in their second innings before rain stopped play, South Africa were earlier bowled out for 175, with Toby Roland-Jones completing a five-wicket haul on debut.
View from the Boundry: Sir Ronald Harwood
Test Match Special BBC
access_time20 days ago
Oscar winning screenwriter Sir Ronald Harwood joins Ed Smith to discuss his career, growing up in South Africa and England and his love of cricket.
Stokes and Roland-Jones put England on top
Test Match Special BBC
access_time21 days ago
Reaction to the second day of the third test between England and South Africa with Jonthan Agnew and Michael Vaughan. Hear from debutante Toby Roland-Jones after he took four wickets for 39 as South Africa finished the day on 126-8, chasing England's first innings total of 353.
Cook defies South Africa on rain-shortened first day
Test Match Special BBC
access_time22 days ago
Reaction to the opening day of the third test between England and South Africa, the hundredth Test at the Oval, with Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan. Hear from England debutant Tom Westley as his side finished the day on 171 for 4 before play was stopped for rain.
Women's World Cup Review
Test Match Special BBC
access_time22 days ago
Daniel Norcross is joined by World Cup winner Tammy Beaumont and the ECB's Head of Women's Cricket Clare Connor to look back on England's victory over India on Sunday. Melinda Farrell, Firdose Moonda and Alison Mitchell are also with us to assess what legacy the tournament leaves behind.
Listen: Cheteshwar Pujara speaks after Day 2 of Galle Test
CricketNext News18.com
access_time22 days ago
It was a new day, but the pattern of the game pretty much the same as the Indian players continued their domination over Sri Lanka on the second day of the first Test at the Galle International Stadium in Galle on Thursday.
Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show: 'England need more batsmen like Boycott'
Test Match Special BBC
access_time22 days ago
Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan join George Riley to preview the third Test between England and South Africa at The Oval. They discuss England's batting problems and Middlesex fast bowler Toby Roland-Jones and Essex batsman Tom Westley being called up to the side.
Shikhar Dhawan Speaks After Galle Heroics
CricketNext News18.com
access_time23 days ago
The left-hander scored a career-best 190 off 168 balls on day one of the first Test against Sri Lanka to guide India to 399/3 at stumps.
Our TMS (part II)
Test Match Special BBC
access_time23 days ago
Jonathan Agnew, Henry Blofeld and Jim Maxwell recount their favourite memories of the Test Match Special commentary box as we continue our celebration of 60 iconic years of cricket.
Our TMS
Test Match Special BBC
access_time24 days ago
To mark Test Match Special's 60th anniversary, we relive the most memorable moments as chosen by listeners, players and commentators. We hear your most unusual, heartening and hilarious moments whilst listening to TMS; from whole villages in India listening during a power cut, to the sailor pumping out sea water from a sinking boat as Devon Malcolm took 9 wickets against South Africa.
England win the Women's Cricket World Cup
Test Match Special BBC
access_time26 days ago
All the reaction from the Test Match Special team as England beat India by 9 runs on a thrilling and emotional day at Lords.
Surrey took the spoils in the London derby against Middlesex on a dramatic night at The Oval.
Test Match Special BBC
access_time28 days ago
Surrey took the spoils in the London derby against Middlesex on a dramatic night at The Oval. Kevin Pietersen was injured and batted with a runner, whilst there was total confusion as to who would bat at three for Middlesex. Henry Moeran is joined by Charles Dagnall, James Taylor and Ebony Rainford-Brent to review the action both at the Oval and around the Natwest T20 Blast.
England reach World Cup final with tense victory over South Africa
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Dan Norcross, Isa Guha and Ebony Rainford-Brent reflect on a nail-biting day, as England beat South Africa by two wickets in the women’s World Cup semi-final at Bristol. Anya Shrubsole hit the winning runs with two balls to spare to give England victory, and send them into Sunday’s final at Lords.
South Africa crush England to level Test series
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan react to England's 340 run defeat to South Africa at Trent Bridge. The hosts were bowled out for 133 as they chased an unlikely 474 for victory. Hear from England coach Trevor Bayliss and Joe Root after his first defeat as England captain, as well as Man of the Match Vernon Philander and Proteas captain Faf du Plessis. The four-match series is level at 1-1, with the third Test at The Oval beginning on 27 July.
Why are left-handed batsmen so successful?
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Simon Hughes joins Jonathan Agnew to examine why left-handed batsmen have enjoyed such success, despite only 10 per cent of the population behind left-handed.
South Africa move into dominant position on day three
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan look back on the third day’s play of the second test between England and South Africa. The hosts moved into a commanding position after declaring on 343 for 9, setting England a victory target of 474.
View from the Boundary: Philip Serrell
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Antiques expert and cricket enthusiast Philip Serrell joins Aggers to discuss his career and love of cricket.
Day of contrasting fortunes for England’s men and women
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan review a day of struggle for England’s men, who ended day two 205 runs behind South Africa in the second test at Trent Bridge. There was better news for England’s women however, as they beat the West Indies to make it six straight wins at the World Cup and qualify for the semi-finals as group winners. Isa Guha and Ebony Rainford-Brent look back on the victory and preview Tuesday’s semi-final with South Africa.
Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan review Day 1 of the second Test.
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew is joined by Michael Vaughan, Jonny Bairstow and Quentin de Kock to look back at the opening day of the second test between England and South Africa at Trent Bridge.
Test Match Special Lunch Break
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Former first class umpire John Holder answers your questions during the Lunch break on the first day of the second test at Trent Bridge between England and South Africa in "ask the umpire".
England qualify for the semi finals of the Women's World Cup
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Charles Dagnall and Charlotte Edwards and Ebony Rainford-Brent review the days play at Derby after Nat Sciver hit a century as England booked their place in the semi final of the Women's World Cup.
Double victory on Super Sunday for England’s cricketers
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
England’s men and women’s sides were both victorious on a brilliant afternoon for English cricket. The men skittled out South Africa to win the first test by 211 runs at Lords, while the women triumphed in a tense three-run victory against Australia in the World Cup. Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan, Isa Guha, Ebony Rainford-Brent and Geoff Lemon look back on a dramatic day.
View from the Boundary: Dave Lamb
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
The actor and voiceover artist joins Jonathan Agnew to discuss all things cricket and his acting career.
England take control against South Africa on day three of the opening test
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan look back on the third day’s play of the opening test between England and South Africa at Lords. England took charge, closing on 119-1, a lead of 216 runs, after bowling the visitors out for 361.
Mike Brearley and Peter Hain
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
The former England captain Mike Brearley and anti-apartheid campaigner Peter Hain are reunited to talk about the “Stop the Seventy” Tour campaign.
Lord Patel of Bradford joins Aggers
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
The First British Asian member of the English Cricket Board joins Aggers to discuss how the ECB are encouraging fans from the South Asia community to get more involved in the game
TMS: T20 Blast
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
The 2017 T20 Blast is underway with a day of thrilling action that saw a tie at Gloucestershire, a last ball win for Surrey and a mammoth score for Yorkshire. Henry Moeran is joined by James Taylor and Ebony Rainford-Brent to review the action.
England hold edge over South Africa on day two at Lord's
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan review day two of the first Test at Lord's where Moeen Ali and Stuart Broad each took two wickets to give England the advantage over South Africa.
Joe Root - England Captain
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Joe Root's father Matt and grandfather Don join Jonathan Agnew as captains his first England Test. Kevin Sharp one of Root's first coaches also joins us at Lords to reflect on his career. Photo: Joe Root ahead of the opening day of England's first Test against South Africa. Credit: Getty Images.
Graeme Pollock
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew speaks to legendary South Africa batsman Graeme Pollock on the opening day of the first test between England and South Africa at Lords. Photo: Graeme Pollock in the Test Match Special commentary box. Credit: BBC
Root stars for England on captaincy debut
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan reflect on the opening day of the first test between England and South Africa. Hear from Joe Root who finished the day on 184 not out in his first test as captain.
Record-breaking England beat South Africa
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Reaction to England's 68-run win over South Africa in the Women's World Cup with Daniel Norcross and 2009 World Cup winning captain Charlotte Edwards. Tammy Beaumont and Sarah Taylor shared a record second-wicket stand as England piled up 373-5 before South Africa reached 305-9 in reply. The victory means England leapfrog the Proteas into third place in the group stage table, ahead of Sunday's game with defending champions Australia.