Fox unveil cricket shows for the summer

FROM the obsessed fanatic with a thirst for insight and analysis, to the lighter side of the game with some fun for kids and families, there will be something for everyone on Fox Cricket this summer.

TEST CRICKET LIVE ON FOX

Hosted by Adam Gilchrist, Isa Guha and Brendon Julian

Before every Test, Test Cricket Live On Fox will give viewers access to the match venue that will make them feel like they’re sitting out in the middle of the field before the first ball is bowled.

Adam Gilchrist, Isa Guha and Brendon Julian will set the tone for each day’s play, covering the coin toss and pitch report as well as player interviews and delivering insight and analysis.

Premieres: Thursday, December 6, before the First Test against India.

Adam Gilchrist will spearhead the Fox Sports cricket coverage this summer.Source:The West Australian

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THE BIG BREAK

Hosted by Mark Howard, alongside Isa Guha or Neroli Meadows

During the lunch and dinner breaks of every Australian Test and the innings break of every Australian ODI, The Big Break will offer a sharp, witty spin on the biggest matches of the Australian summer.

Joining Howard as co-hosts will be leading female cricket media identities Isa Guha and Neroli Meadows, and cricket personalities such as Robert “Crash” Craddock, Kerry O’Keeffe, Shane Warne, Harsha Bhogle, Michael Vaughan and Brett Lee will all get time at the crease.

Premieres: Sunday, November 4, during the first game of the ODI series v South Africa.

TEA FOR TWO

Hosted by Isa Guha alongside Kerry O’Keeffe

During the daily 20-minute tea break of Australian Test cricket, Isa Guha will host the all-new Tea For Two with Kerry O’Keeffe, and they will be joined each day by a special guest.

With the smarts and style of the always silky-smooth Isa Guha meeting the unpredictable humour of Kerry O’Keeffe, viewers are in for a treat.

Premieres: Thursday, December 6.

COME IN SPINNER

Hosted by Mark Howard, with Shane Warne and Kerry O’Keeffe

Airing across five episodes, Come In Spinner will complement the biggest Tests of the summer — including the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne and the New Year’s Test in Sydney for days one and two. Then it’s straight into that night’s BBL match.

The hosts will provide in-depth analysis and their take on the developing news stories, as well as crossing to live press conferences and player interviews on set. All this before previewing that night’s Big Bash Game.

Premieres: Monday, December 24, leading into the Boxing Day Test.

Shane Warne will be up for a busy summer.Source:FOX SPORTS

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CRICKET 360

Hosted by Gerard Whateley and Robert Craddock

After the success of Fox League’s NRL 360 and Fox Footy’s AFL 360, the national game will receive its own version of the best news and analysis format in the country.

Hosted by respected journalist and columnist Robert “Crash” Craddock and Gerard Whateley, Cricket 360 will air in line with the Test matches played throughout India’s tour of Australia, with 17 episodes of analysis, breaking news stories plus no-holds-barred opinions.

Joining Crash and Whateley will be a rotating panel of the most respected opinions in the game, including Shane Warne, Adam Gilchrist, Mark Waugh, Michael Vaughan, Mike Hussey and Isa Guha.

Premieres: Thursday, December 6.

FOX CRICKET — TEST DAY

Hosted by Isa Guha

Been at the beach all day? Or even worse, at work? Test Day has you covered with a one-hour highlights recap after each day’s play.

A Fox commentary expert will join Isa Guha each day to wrap up the longest form of the game for viewers.

Premieres: Thursday, December 6, after the opening day of the first Test against India.

B4 THE BASH!

Hosted by Mark Howard, Adam Gilchrist, Brendon Julian, Sarah Jones, Jess Yates and Neroli Meadows

Leading into the most entertaining form of Australian cricket, the BBL, fans were being fed five minutes of coverage prior to the first ball. Not anymore, with B4 The Bash giving viewers a full preview of the upcoming match, up to 30 minutes long.

The coin toss, pitch report, pre-match player interviews, tactical analysis plus all the buzz from around the ground will be captured before the opening ball is played. Reflecting Fox Cricket’s Big Bash commentary line-up, the hosts will join an all-star cast of experts, plus guest spots from Big Bash players.

Adding their opinion into the BBL will be Shane Warne, Mike Hussey, Darren Lehmann, Kerry O’Keeffe, Brett Lee, Andrew Symonds, Mel Jones and Ian Healy for six episodes where scheduling doesn’t clash in a blockbuster January on Fox Cricket.

Robert Craddock will host another season of Cricket Legends.Source:News Corp Australia

CRICKET LEGENDS

Hosted by Robert Craddock

The award-winning program gets a new lease of life when host and leading NewsCorp cricket writer Robert Craddock returns for series four, with a who’s who of cricket sitting down with him to discuss their careers.

From Brian Lara to Sir Garfield Sobers, the honour roll is already glowing but in the new season Craddock hosts insightful yet candid chats with cricketing greats Shane Warne, Ian Chappell, Mike Hussey, Adam Gilchrist, and Sir Ian Botham, with more to be shot in the coming months.

Premieres: Follows the first ODI v South Africa on Sunday, November 4.

CRICKET A.M.

Fronted by Kathryn Loughnan

Every morning during summer, all the biggest and best news stories in cricket domestically and from around the globe will be covered all in the one place, Cricket A.M.

Produced by Fox Sports News 500, the 30-minute news format will air on FSN 500 before being played again on Fox Cricket 501 before any Test or ODI fixture that day.

With reporter Neroli Meadows chasing news and views across the country, Cricket A.M. will wrap up all the big stories from the day before, cross live to the channel’s talent getting ready for the action to start.

Premieres: From Thursday, December 6, leading into the opening Test against India.

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