Cricket Australia Signs Five-Year Radio Deal With Broadcaster ABC
Cricket Australia has announced the signing of a new five-year broadcast rights agreement with ABC Radio. Under the agreement, cricket followers will be able to continue tuning in to ABC Radio broadcasts of all int'l cricket played in Australia (Test, one-day int'l, int'l T20 and women’s int'l T20), beginning with Thursday’s first Commonwealth Ashes Test in Brisbane. The live, uninterrupted ball-by-ball coverage on ABC Local Radio and digital (DAB+) will also include broadcasting the finals of the Big Bash League, One-Day Cup and Women’s National Cricket League. As part of the agreement, ABC Radio will provide regular score updates of every Sheffield Shield and Interstate One Day Cup Match during its flagship live sports program, Grandstand. All of ABC’s cricket broadcasts will be streamed live and in full via Cricket Australia Live: the official app and www.cricket.com.au (CA).