Live cricket on the BBC

BBC Test Match Special will broadcast ball-by-ball commentary on the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh from the Super 10 stage onwards, plus the semi-finals and final of the Women's World Twenty20.

All games will be live on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra but not on Radio 4 Long Wave. That is except the finals which will be only on Radio 4 LW because of clashes on sports extra.

Commentary will also be available via the BBC iPlayer Radio app, the BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app (which now features live radio streaming which you can hear while reading the live text and reports).

How to listen to TMS

Jonathan Agnew and Sir Viv Richards
  • 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
  • Online at
  • Via the Red Button
  • Via the BBC iPlayer Radio App for iPhone and Android
  • Via the BBC Sport App which now features live radio streaming

There will be two commentary teams, with one based initially in Chittagong and one in Mirpur, joined by a number of international commentators.

The Chittagong team where England are based includes BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew, Simon Mann and Vic Marks.

The Mirpur team with the likes of Australia, India, Pakistan and the West Indies will be led by Alison Mitchell and Charles Dagnall.

You can also hear cricket coverage on the BBC World Service, and the 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 under a new agreement with the England & Wales Cricket Board, with increased coverage on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra most weeks.

You can also access the BBC Ashes Archive at 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.