SEN unveils Ashes call team line up
SEN has announced their full commentary team ahead of the Ashes launch at the Gabba this Wednesday December 8th.
Spearheading the broadcast is SEN’s chief sports caller Gerard Whateley, who will be joined by experienced sports commentator Anthony Hudson and award-winning cricket broadcaster Adam Collins on ball-by-ball duties.
Former Australian opener Simon Katich and “bowlologist” Damien Fleming return to the team to share their much-loved views of the game, with Ashes-winning batsman and Victorian cricket coach Chris Rogers bringing unique and current insights to the coverage.
SEN is proud to announce that former England captain, The Times Chief Cricket Writer, Michael Atherton will also be part of the team, along with Australian wicket-keeping legend Ian Healy and former Australian women’s cricket captain Lisa Sthalekar.
Regulars including The Australian’s Peter Lalor and former Australian all-rounder Simon O’Donnell will complement the team across the series.
SEN Chief Executive Officer Craig Hutchison can’t wait for the first ball to be bowled on Wednesday.
“The calibre of commentators we’ve compiled is befitting of cricket’s biggest showpiece, and will deliver a unique combination of expertise and analysis whilst celebrating the pageantry of one of sport’s biggest rivalries,” said Hutchison.
The Ashes Test schedule for Australia V England will be broadcast as follows:
- First Test at the Gabba – 8th-12th December.
- Second Test at the Adelaide Oval – 16th-20th December.
- The Boxing Day Test at the MCG- 26th-30th December.
- The New Year’s Test at the SCG – 5th-9th January.
- The Fifth Test – Venue TBC – 14th-18th January.
SEN’s Test Cricket Coverage will be heard across the entire network in Australia on 1116 SEN in Melbourne, 1170 SEN in Sydney, 1629 SEN SA in Adelaide and Mt Gambier, 1629 SEN Hobart, SEN Geelong, SEN Ballarat, SEN Bendigo, 1611 SEN Top End, SEN WA, SEN Peel DAB+ in Mandurah, 621 SEN Spirit South West, 1620 SEN Gold Coast, and on SEN Track in Brisbane, Ingham, Atherton, Darling Downs, Kingaroy, Nanango and on the SEN App, with the Boxing Day and New Year’s Tests broadcast on 27 frequencies across New Zealand on SENZ.