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BBC launches summer of women’s sport season

Women’s Ashes

Date: 01.05.2019     Last updated: 01.05.2019 at 19.00
World Cup winners, Ebony Rainford-Brent, Charlotte Edwards, Lydia Greenway and Mel Jones join Alison Mitchell, Natalie Germanos and Isabelle Westbury, as well as other TMS regulars, for full in-depth coverage across all three formats of the series - three one-day internationals, one Test match, three Twenty20 internationals - from Monday 1 July.
  • Test Match Special will bring complete ball-by-ball coverage of every match of this summer’s Women’s Ashes series across the BBC radio network on BBC Sounds and BBC Sport online
  • Listeners can expect regular Test Match Special podcast and extra programming from the series in England
  • As well as match reports and live text coverage, in-play video clips will feature alongside the text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app
  • Alison Mitchell and Natalie Germano lead TMS coverage with insight and analysis from Ebony Rainford-Brent, Charlotte Edwards, Lydia Greenway, Mel Jones and Isabelle Westbury

Listeners can expect regular Test Match Special podcasts as well as extra programming around the Women’s Ashes that will be available via BBC Sounds.

Along with radio commentary from 5 live Sports Extra and BBC Radio 4 long wave, BBC Sport online and app will feature match reports, analysis and live text coverage with in-play video highlights.

BBC Sport and TMS social media channels will bring highlights of the day’s events, as they happen, alongside features and analysis.
England will try to take the Ashes from Australia, after losing the series 10-6 on home soil in 2015 and Australia retained the trophy after drawing the 2017 series 8-8.

They will play at six grounds across the country, starting with Leicester and then to Canterbury, Taunton, Chelmsford, Hove and Bristol.