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How to listen to Test Match Special
Cricket commentary from the Test Match Special team can be accessed in a number of different ways:

  • on analogue radio
  • on digital radio
  • on digital television
  • on the internet

    So here's how to listen during the forthcoming Ashes series....

    ANALOGUE RADIO - RADIO 4 LW

    You can listen to Test Match Special on BBC Radio 4 Long Wave by tuning in to 198 LW.

    If you have trouble with Long Wave it is also possible to listen on Medium Wave in some areas:

    London 720; Plymouth 774; Hayle (Cornwall) 756; Newcastle 603; Carlisle 1495; Aberdeen 1449; Enniskillen 774; Derry 720; Glasgow 720.

    DIGITAL RADIO - FIVE LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

    Test Match Special is available on digital radio. Digital radios carry the DAB logo and are available from most high street stores.

    Jonathan Agnew will also be providing regular podcsts from the World Cup which will also be broadcast online at bbc.co.uk/cricket - so you will always be up-to-date.

    DIGITAL TELEVISION

    During the World Cup, Test Match Special will be broadcast on the red button on interactive TV.

    Viewers will be able to see the latest score, scorecards, wagon wheels and other statistics, while listening to live commentary from the team in digital quality.

    Press red from any BBC channel to access this exciting new service.

    If you have a satellite dish you can listen to Five Live Sports Extra on digital satellite television, along with Five Live.

    It can be found on channel 0144 in the radio section of your electronic programme guide.

    Five Live Sports Extra can also be accessed via digital cable.

    If you have digital cable you can listen to Five Live Sports Extra on your television - NTL subscribers can find us on channel 864 of their electronic programme guide. Telewest subscribers can access us on channel 908.

    Freeview users can find the commentary on channel 706.

    INTERNET

    When Test Match Special is broadcasting you can listen via bbc.co.uk/cricket. Follow the links to hear commentary from the team online.

    You can also listen live online to TMS via the Five Live Sports Extra website.

    Please note: International listeners will not be able to hear TMS when broadcasting from outside the UK - rights restrictions prevent us from streaming England's Test tours to an international audience.



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