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BBC Radio follows the excitement in Pakistan

Category: Sport; Five Live

Date: 12.09.2005
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Following on from the thrilling performance against Australia by Michael Vaughan's side, BBC Sport has secured the exclusive radio rights to England's tour of Pakistan in the autumn.


Test Match Special will have commentary of England's three Test matches, the first of which starts on 12 November, and the following five one-day internationals as they try to recreate the success of their last tour to Pakistan.


England secured a famous victory in 2000 when Nasser Hussain and Graham Thorpe scored the final runs in the fading light in Karachi to take the series.


Roger Mosey, Director BBC Sport, said: "Some of the debate about cricket rights in recent weeks has implied the BBC isn't committed to cricket.


"In fact, with Test Match Special, BBC Radio Five Live and our online services, we are one of the UK's biggest and best sources for cricket commentary and news.


"Covering the tour to Pakistan is further evidence of that commitment."


Test Match Special is available on the digital station BBC Five Live Sports Extra and BBC Radio 4LW.


Tour Itinerary


Nov 12-16: First Test, Multan

Nov 20-24: Second Test, Faisalabad

Nov 29-Dec 3: Third Test, Lahore


Dec 10: First ODI, Lahore

Dec 12: Second ODI, Lahore

Dec 15: Third ODI, Karachi

Dec 19: Fourth ODI, Rawalpindi

Dec 21: Fifth ODI, Rawalpindi




Category: Sport; Five Live

Date: 12.09.2005
Printable version


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