England's men begin a packed summer schedule with BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew leading the Test Match Special team's ball-by-ball coverage of
New Zealand's visit.
Aggers will be joined on commentary duty by Henry Blofeld, Simon Mann, Ed Smith and New Zealand commentator Bryan Waddle.
Expert analysis will be provided by TMS regular summarisers Geoff Boycott, Vic Marks, Michael Vaughan and Phil Tufnell, and former NZ skipper Jeremy Coney.
Former New Zealand fast bowler Iain O'Brien joins the team for the one-day internationals, along with Charles Dagnall and Alison Mitchell.
How to listen to TMS
- BBC Radio 5 live sports extra:
Digital radio; Digital satellite channel 0144; Freeview channel 706; Cable TV channel 864 or 908
- BBC Radio Four:
Analogue radio on 198 LW; Digital satellite channel 0143
- Via the
- Via the
BBC iPlayer Radio App
for iPhone and Android
England then host
the ICC Champions Trophy
in the home leg of back-to-back Ashes series in July and August, with legendary former Aussie seamer Glenn McGrath joining the TMS team for the Ashes.
There will also be commentary on
the Women's Ashes series,
which features a Test, three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 internationals. The commentary team includes Alison Mitchell and former England internationals Ebony Rainford-Brent, Isa Guha and Claire Taylor.
The BBC has also secured the radio rights to exclusive live ball-by-ball commentary of the 2013-14 Ashes in Australia.
BBC Radio 5 live
will also have regular reports, features and special programmes, such as the weekly
Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show
with Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan - including, on Tuesday 4 June, Mike Gatting reliving the moment he was bowled by Shane Warne's "Ball of the Century" exactly 20 years previously.
"Sounds of the Summer"
will be a celebration of vintage cricket commentary with Jonathan Agnew and Henry Blofeld, focusing on much loved names including John Arlott, Brian Johnston, Richie Benaud and Christopher Martin-Jenkins, as well as notable summarisers such as Trevor Bailey and Fred Trueman.
programmes, presented by Andrew Flintoff and Mark Chapman, will take an in-depth look at a number of iconic individuals in Ashes history, while Andrew Flintoff will also present a series of
in front of a live audience before each of the five Ashes Tests.
Greg James will follow on from his successful "Not Just Cricket" show with a Saturday morning show dedicated to the Ashes through July and August.
"Not Just Cricket - The Ashes"
will feature guests, cricket chat and an irreverent look at the game.
You can also hear cricket coverage on the
BBC World Service,
BBC Sport website
will have live text commentaries on all of England's games, as well as reports, features, columns and blogs.
BBC Local Radio
will broadcast live commentary of every single county match this summer
under a new agreement with the England & Wales Cricket Board, with
increased coverage on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
You can also access
the BBC Ashes Archive at bbc.co.uk/ashesarchive
for some famous historical moments from the past, as described by TMS.
In January 2012,
BBC Sport announced a new six-year radio rights deal with the England and Wales Cricket Board,
which means TMS will be on air with exclusive radio commentary of all home series up to and including the end of the 2019 season, with more coverage of domestic cricket and women's internationals..
Most cricket broadcast via the BBC Sport website is available to UK users only, although Test Match Special is available worldwide via the website for England's home matches.
England's full fixtures
(times and coverage details subject to change)
Some red button coverage may not be available on Freeview - further details here.