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Wednesday 30 Jul 2014

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The ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 on Radio 5 Live

  • Live ball-by-ball commentary on Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, Radio 4 LW & bbc.co.uk/sport
  • The Phil Tufnell Cricket Show on Radio 5 Live
  • BBC TV Highlights

After bringing you coverage of England's historic Ashes victory in Australia, BBC Radio will have uninterrupted commentary of the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup.

There will be twenty-five ball-by-ball commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra starting with the opening game of the tournament between co-hosts Bangladesh and India on Saturday the 19 February. Commentary will follow on all of England's group matches plus the cream of the other fixtures including all the games from the quarter final stage onwards.

Jonathan Agnew leads the BBC commentary team which will also includes the man who captained England in the last World Cup, Michael Vaughan, plus World Cup winners Sunil Gavaskar and Rameez Raja.

They will be joined by Test Match Special favourites Geoff Boycott, Christopher Martin Jenkins, Ian Chappell and Vic Marks with contributions from the analyst Simon Hughes.

BBC Radio 5 Live will also have extensive coverage of the tournament with regular updates and features from the event with Mark Pougatch, Alison Mitchell, Rahul Tandon and Adil Ray among the team. Phil Tufnell will also return with some World Cup Specials starting on Thursday 24 February at 8.00pm.

There will also be nightly highlights on BBC Television and a wealth of coverage at bbc.co.uk/cricket.

Notes to Editors

Cricket World Cup Coverage on Radio 5 Live and Sports Extra (All information correct at time of publication)

Radio 5 Live

5 Live will carry reports throughout the Cricket World Cup

THURS 24 FEB
The Phil Tufnell Cricket Show
2000-2100

BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and Radio 4 LW

SAT 19 FEB
Bangladesh v India
Hours of Play 0830-1615
SPX and R4LW

TUES 22 FEB
England v Netherlands
Hours of Play 0900-1645
SPX and R4LW

THURS 24 FEB
South Africa v West Indies
Hours of play 0900-1645
SPX only

FRI 25 FEB
Australia v New Zealand
Hours of play 0400-1145
SPX and R4LW

SAT 26 FEB
Sri Lanka v Pakistan
Hours of play 0900-1645
SPX and R4LW

SUN 27 FEB
India v England
Hours of Play 0900-1645
SPX and R4LW

WEDS 2 MARCH
England v Ireland
House of Play 0900-1645
SPX and R4LW

FRI 4 MARCH
Bangladesh v West Indies
Hours of Play 0830-1615
SPX only

SAT 5 MARCH
Sri Lanka v Australia
Hours of Play 0900-1645
SPX and R4LW

SUN 6 MARCH
England v South Africa
Hours of play 0400-1145
SPX and R4LW

TUES 8 MARCH
Pakistan v New Zealand
Hours of Play 0900-1645
SPX only

FRI 11 MARCH
England v Bangladesh
Hours of Play 0830-1615
SPX and R4LW

SAT 12 MARCH
India v South Africa
Hours of play 0900-1645
SPX and R4LW

TUES 15 MARCH
South Africa v Ireland
Hours of Play 0900-1645
SPX only

THURS 17 MARCH
England v West Indies
Hours of play 0900-1645
SPX and R4LW

FRI 18 MARCH
Sri Lanka v New Zealand
Hours of Play 0900-1645
SPX only

SAT 19 MARCH
Australia v Pakistan
Hours of Play 0900-1645
SPX and R4LW

SUN 20 MARCH
India v West Indies
Hours of Play 0900-1645
SPX and R4LW

WEDS 23 MARCH
Quarter Final 1
Hours of Play 0830-1615
SPX and R4LW

THURS 24 MARCH
Quarter Final 2
Hours of Play 0900-1645
SPX and R4LW

FRI 25 MARCH
Quarter Final 3
Hours of Play 0830-1615
SPX and R4LW

SAT 26 MARCH
Quarter Final 4
Hours of Play 0900-1645
SPX and R4LW

TUES 29 MARCH
Semi Final 1
Hours of play 1000-1745
SPX and R4LW

WEDS 30 MARCH
Semi Final 2
Hours of play 1000-1745
SPX and R4LW

SAT 2 APRIL
Final
Hours of Play 1000-1745
SPX and R4LW

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