Observer, The (Gladstone, Australia) – Cricket great Shane Warne likely to join Bill Lawry and Steve Smith in new look commentary group.

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  • Cricket great Shane Warne likely to join Bill Lawry and Steve Smith in new look commentary group.
  • (AAP Image/Darren England)Cricket great Shane Warne likely to join Bill Lawry and Steve Smith in new look commentary group.
  • (AAP Image/Darren England)AUSTRALIAN cricket underwent its biggest media shake-up in 40 years on Friday as Fox Sports and the Seven Network took control of all home and domestic cricket for at least the next six summers.
  • According to The Courier Mail, long time commentator Lawry is in high demand for the new look structure, with rumours that Fox Sports want the 81-year-old in a part-time role which includes the Melbourne Boxing Day Test match and one-dayers.
  • Fox Sports also promised to give Test cricket a new look – pointing to their own revamp of domestic T20 cricket last decade – after Nine’s coverage was heavily criticised in recent seasons.


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