BBC – Former England captain Michael Vaughan will once again swap the commentary box for the cricket field to captain the Test Match Special team in a challenge match against a Tailenders podcast team, led by England bowler James Anderson.

Summary

  • Former England captain Michael Vaughan will once again swap the commentary box for the cricket field to captain the Test Match Special team in a challenge match against a Tailenders podcast team, led by England bowler James Anderson.
  • After the success of last summer’s TMS’s 60th anniversary match, the team are returning to face a team of cricket-loving celebrities, put together Anderson and the podcast’s presenter Greg James.
  • Vaughan’s TMS team will feature a host of former cricketers and commentators.
  • The Tailenders team will include James’ fellow presenter and ex-Maccabees guitarist Felix White, former Liverpool footballer John Barnes, McFly drummer Harry Judd, Strictly Come Dancing’s Anton du Beke and Olympic gold medal winner Becky Adlington.
  • The TMS vs Tailenders challenge will be broadcast on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and screened live on the Red Button and BBC iPlayer, with regular updates on BBC Radio 5 Live, on Friday 17 August from 16:00 BST.


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