Test Match Special
Test Match Special
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The TMS team bring you daily insight & reaction throughout the Cricket World Cup – PLUS Mark Wood & Chris Woakes take you inside the England camp with our ‘Good Pace for Radio’ episodes, AND Alex Hartley + Kate Cross swing by with ‘No Balls’ during the competition as well.
Jonathan Agnew is alongside Michael Vaughan, Steven Finn, Geoff Lemon & Prakash Wakankar as Australia stun India to win their sixth Cricket World Cup. Hear from player-of-the-match Travis Head as his 137 steered Australia to a six wicket victory, as well as an emotional Marnus Labuschagne after he partnered Head for a majority of the innings which helped Australia cruise to victory with 7 overs to spare. Plus, Australia captain Pat Cummins reflects on a stellar 12 months having won the Cricket World Cup, the World Test Championship and retaining the Ashes. Glenn Maxwell talks to Geoff Lemon about hitting the winning runs with the only ball he faced, and India captain Rohit Sharma looks back on an incredible tournament for the home side who won 10 games in a row on the way to the final before falling at the final hurdle. Also, listen back to the moments of the tournament.
Jonathan Agnew is alongside broadcasters Bharat Sudaresen and Geoff Lemon as well as England World Cup players Michael Vaughan and Steven Finn ahead of the Cricket World Cup final. They discuss where the match between home favourites India & Australia could be won and lost. Plus, hear the thoughts of India captain Rohit Sharma in his last press conference before the game. Also, Australia captain Pat Cummins speaks to Jonathan on the eve of the final.
Glenn Maxwell’s double century? Virat Kohli’s record breaking hundred? Angelo Mathews being timed out? The TMS team debate the stand out moments and pick a team of the tournament ahead of Sunday’s final. Jonathan Agnew is joined by Steven Finn, Geoff Lemon and Simon Mann. Whilst Henry Moeran chats with Daniel Norcross, Alex Hartley, Matt Henry and Phil Long. Vote for your picks on the BBC Sport website and app.
We’re set for an India vs Australia final! Jonathan Agnew is joined by Steve Finn, Geoff Lemon and Firdose Moonda as Australia reach their eighth World Cup Final. They did it the hard way though in a thrilling Kolkata clash, winning by just three wickets. There’s reaction from Travis Head, Pat Cummins and Temba Bavuma. Plus, you can relive the classic 1999 semi-final between the two sides which ended in a tie. Proteas bowler Steve Elworthy reminisces on one of the great contests.
India hold off New Zealand to reach the World Cup Final. Virat Kohli’s record breaking 50th ODI ton helps India post 397, as they beat New Zealand by 70 runs. Henry Moeran is joined by Michael Vaughan and Alex Hartley on another memorable Mumbai night. There’s reaction from Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Kane Williamson, whose 181 run partnership with centurion Daryl Mitchell offered the Black Caps hope. Plus, who will join India in Sunday’s final, Australia or South Africa?
Who will reach the World Cup Final? Simon Mann looks ahead to the knockout stage. Henry Moeran, Prakash Wakankar, Alex Hartley and Daniel Norcross are in Mumbai for unbeaten India against New Zealand. Then Simon is joined by Jonathan Agnew and Steve Finn to discuss Thursday’s clash between Australia and South Africa. You can listen to both on BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra and BBC Sounds, starting with India vs New Zealand on Wednesday at 8am.
Mark Chapman is alongside Phil Tufnell, Tymal Mills and Sam Billings as they look back on England's poor performances at the Cricket World Cup in India. They analyse where it went wrong for Jos Buttler's side as England only won 3 out of a possible 9 games. Plus, they react to Rob Key's interview with Jonathan Agnew as England's Director of Cricket takes the blame for the dismal display. Also, they look ahead to the upcoming semi-finals and where they could be won and lost. New Zealand cricket broadcaster Bryan Waddle talks up New Zealand's chances of beating home favourites India, and hear Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc's thoughts ahead of his side's semi-final against South Africa.
Henry Moeran presents reaction as Rob Key, England's Director of Cricket, takes the blame for England's dismal World Cup campaign. Hear the full interview with Jonathan Agnew. Plus, Alex Hartley and Daniel Norcross analyse the England squad announcement for the white ball tour of the West Indies. Also, Henry & Alex are joined by Prakash Wakankar for reaction as India maintain their 100% win record with a 160 run win over Netherlands in the final game of this World Cup's group stage. Hear the thoughts India captain Rohit Sharma as his side turn their eyes to a semi-final match against New Zealand.
Jonathan Agnew is alongside Steven Finn as they reflect on England's win over Pakistan as David Willey said farewell to his England career with a player-of-the-match performance. Hear from the bowler, as well as captain Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, and head coach Matthew Mott as the inquest will begin as to where it went wrong for England in India. Plus, Aatif Nawaz is joined by former New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin and host of the Bangla Cricket Podcast Roushan Alam as Australia performed a commanding win over Bangladesh with Mitch Marsh hitting 177 not-out. Hear from the all-rounder and also Bangladesh captain Najmul Hossain Shanto as his side only won 2 out of a possible 9 in the World Cup.
Nikesh Rughani is alongside Carlos Brathwaite for reaction to South Africa's 5 wicket win over Afghanistan. Player-of-the-match Rassie van der Dussen gives his thoughts on the game, as does South Africa bowler Gerald Coetzee & Afghanistan captain Hashmatullah Shahidi. Plus, Simon Mann speaks to Afghanistan head coach Jonathan Trott to reflect on his side's most successful Men's Cricket World Cup ever. Jonathan Agnew talks to England batter Dawid Malan ahead of England's last match in this World Cup campaign against Pakistan, a game which Malan admits could be his last for England. Also, Simon speaks to Nikesh about the news of Sri Lanka Cricket being suspended by the ICC - at a time where the ICC are having to defend their stance on Afghanistan, with the nation disbanding their Women's side. Hear the ICC's Chief Executive, Geoff Allardice, talk on the matter.
Henry Moeran is alongside Alex Hartley and former New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 5 wickets and all but confirm their place in the semi finals of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup. Hear the thoughts of player-of-the-match Trent Boult after his 3 wickets helped New Zealand limit Sri Lanka to 171 all out. Plus, both captains, Kusal Mendis and Kane Williamson. Also, hear some of what Glenn Maxwell had to say to Kate Cross & Alex Hartley in an exclusive interview with the No Balls podcast after *that* double-century for Australia against Afghanistan with the all-rounder suffering from cramp.
Kate and Alex speak to Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell about *that* double-century he hit against Afghanistan in the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup. He talks about exactly why he was on one leg and what him and captain Pat Cummins were talking about on the crease to get him through what will go down as one of the greatest innings of all time.
Jonathan Agnew is joined by Michael Vaughan and Phil Long for reaction to England's second win of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup over Netherlands. Player-of-the-match and century-hitter, Ben Stokes, gives his thoughts on the win, as does Chris Woakes who took a wicket in the match. Plus, reaction from both captains, Jos Buttler and Scott Edwards.
Glenn Maxwell’s gladiatorial 201 not out guides Australia into the semi-finals. Henry Moeran is joined by Michael Vaughan, Alex Hartley and Geoff Lemon on a historic night in Mumbai. Australia chase down 292, despite being 91-7. There’s reaction from Maxwell, an awestruck Pat Cummins and Hashmatullah Shahidi. Stuart Broad gives his thoughts on England’s miserable World Cup. Plus Steve Finn looks ahead to their penultimate match against the Netherlands tomorrow.
Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews makes unwanted history, becoming the first batter to be timed out in international cricket in their three wicket defeat to Bangladesh. Aatif Nawaz is joined by former England batter Lydia Greenway and Roushan Alam from The Bangla Cricket Podcast, to debate the dismissal. Fourth Umpire Adrian Holdstock explains the reasoning and both camps give their assessment. Plus Afghanistan Head Coach Jonathan Trott looks ahead to their clash with Australia.
Simon Mann presents reaction from a thumping win for India over South Africa in Kolkata. You'll hear the thoughts of Carlos Brathwaite and Deep Dasgupta as well as Virat Kohli after levelling Sachin Tendulkar's record of 49 ODI centuries on his 35th birthday. The team discuss just how a team can beat India in this tournament and there's a focus on South Africa with legendary player AB de Villiers and cricket writer Firdose Moonda.
Jonathan Agnew presents reaction to England’s defeat to Australia. Aggers is joined by Michael Vaughan whilst Aatif Nawaz is joined by Lydia Greenway, James Franklin and Andy Zaltzman to present reaction from Pakistan’s win over New Zealand. Plus, get the post-match thoughts of both captains, Moeen Ali, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa and Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman.