All-Star Commentators Return For Nine’s Summer Of Cricket

Australia’s favourite voices of summer will be in the Nine commentary box as Australia and England do battle for The Ashes, beginning Thursday, November 23, at The Gabba in Brisbane. 

Bill Lawry will headline Melbourne’s Boxing Day Test and the New Year’s Day Test in Sydney in his 40th year of commentating for Wide World of Sports.

Joining Bill for Nine’s exciting Summer of Cricket will be Ian Healy, Michael Slater, Mark Taylor, Ian Chappell, Michael Clarke and Shane Warne

Wide World of Sports will welcome former England skipper Michael Vaughan and star batsman Kevin Pietersen, both Ashes greats, to give their insights and opinions on the England team in their battle to retain The Urn.

And Mark Nicholas returns to host the five-Test 2017-2018 Magellan Ashes Series on the Nine Network. 

With decades of playing and broadcasting experience, Nine has the leading commentary lineup to bring the fans every twist and turn in this scorching Aussie summer of international cricket.

After The Ashes, which includes the Adelaide and Perth Test matches, Nine’s Summer of Cricket continues into 2018 with the One Day International Series between Australia and England, and ends with a bang as New Zealand joins the fray for the Trans-Tasman Tri-Series.

Follow all the absorbing cricket action LIVE, FREE and EXCLUSIVE on Channel Nine this summer.

For further information please contact:  
Jason Evans – Nine Publicity
02 9965 2052
0431 120 966