Fox Cricket 501 will show the Marsh Cup one-day domestic final between WA and NSW live from Melbourne’s Junction Oval this Friday (March 11) from 10.30am AEDT. The line-up was confirmed after WA thrashed Victoria by six wickets in today’s match at the venue.
Technical difficulties (?) as Fox Cricket took the world feed to the tea break and is now playing a vodcast of Warnie and Howie talking about old games.
They’ve done the same thing every day of the series so far. Scheduled in the guide too…
Oh ok, thanks!
Neroli Meadows was part of the world feed commentary team for the second test between Pakistan and Australia at Karachi.
Whole series actually.
History repeats itself.
(This happened during the opening session of the third test between Pakistan and Australia at Lahore)
Surely they are used to it now.
Adam Gilchrist co-hosting The Project on 10 tonight.
Last slide shows the old Fox Sports indoor cricket score bug.
ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup finals broadcast schedule
Wednesday 30 March - semi-final 1: Australia v West Indies (Wellington)
LIVE on Fox Sports 501 and 507 from 9am AEDT
Thursday 31 March - semi-final 2: South Africa v England (Christchurch)
LIVE on Fox Sports 507 from 12pm AEDT
Sunday 3 April - final: Australia v England (Christchurch)
LIVE on Fox Sports 501 and 507 from 10.30am AEST
Fox Sports 501 will air the Sheffield Shield final between WA and Victoria live from WACA Ground starting this Thursday (March 31) at 1.20pm AEDT.
UPDATE 3/4: the CWC final will also be shown live on Fox Sports 501, with the Sheffield Shield final bumped to Fox Sports 506 for one day only.
From 6pm (AEST) Gerard Whateley, Robert Craddock and the Fox Cricket commentary team celebrate the life of Warnie Live from the MCG. This will be followed by the State memorial where Australia farewells The King from the MCG, the stage for many of his magical moments
Australia are slated to play six 50-over games for the season - three against England after the conclusion of the T20 World Cup, and another three against the Proteas following the Sydney Test - with the aim of securing automatic qualification for the 2023 World Cup in India.
But the latter ODI series will be played exclusively as day games, to be concluded in time for BBL matches starting around 7pm. CA is obligated to release its summer schedule by the end of May.
BBL games will be played almost completely in prime time evening slots across the summer, beginning immediately after the season’s only day/night Test, against the West Indies in Adelaide.
Fox/seven continue to destroy the fabric of summer scheduling of cricket. It’s been an abject disaster.
Think this one is more the fault of CA trying to flog a dead horse back to life rather than a request from Fox and Seven, I’d imagine Fox would actually prefer the ODIs in primetime given the decline in the BBL’s ratings over the past few years.
This has been coming for a while - since T20 took off, the ODIs have long been third-string of the summer. If they could remove them from the summer schedule, CA probably would do it
ODIs don’t always have to be played as day/night matches. 40 years ago there were no light towers at any of Australian grounds, and one-dayers were solely daylight affair.
I would love ODIs to be kept part of the summer line-up and as part of the new broadcast deal.
There’s probably an argument to make ODIs a World Cup only event at this point in time, or as a one-off game in a tour.
The WC is still a money spinner but having bilateral series is increasingly hard to fit in the calendar.
My preferred option would actually be to make T20 franchise-only outside WCs but that will never happen.
Fox Cricket will be broadcasting Andrew Symonds’ public memorial service this afternoon at 2.30pm live from Townsville’s Riverway Stadium.