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Lords.org to host MCC v RoW commentary Published: 04 July 2014

Commentary will take place in the JP Morgan media centre
Commentary will take place in the JP Morgan media centre

Lords.org will host live ball-by-ball audio commentary of the MCC v Rest of the World Lord’s Bicentenary match on Saturday 5 July - the only such service available for the game.

The MCC commentary team is led by BBC London presenter Kevin Hand and features former England fast bowler Angus Fraser and former England Women’s bowler Ebony Rainford-Brent.

Hand's BBC fellow commentators Mark Church and David Townsend complete the team for the day.

Commentary for the match can be streamed via this website on Saturday 5 July at http://mcc.sportslinemedia.co.uk.

Led by Sachin Tendulkar, the MCC XI also includes Brian Lara, Rahul Dravid and Saeed Ajmal.

Shane Warne will captain a Rest of the World XI featuring the likes of Kevin Pietersen, Muttiah Muralitharan and Shahid Afridi.

The Rest of the World XI will be managed by ex-South Africa all-rounder and MCC World Cricket committee member Shaun Pollock, while the MCC XI will be managed by Club President Mike Gatting.

The match is 50 overs per side and play begins at 11am (BST).

TV coverage

The match will be broadcast live on SkySports2 in the UK and on ESPN Star Sports in India. Further details of broadcast stations in other countries will be available closer to the match.

Viewers in Australia can stream the match via the Cricket Australia website.

The match will be Live in the USA through One World Sports.


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