Talksport.com (UK) – talkSPORT has unveiled a new team for its exclusive uninterrupted live coverage of England’s upcoming tour of Sri Lanka which starts this month and a special competition for the West Indies tour in January

talkSPORT’s lead presenter, Mark Nicholas, is well known for his work anchoring coverage on Channel 4, the highlights package on Channel 5 and coverage across Channel 9 in Australia.

Summary

  • talkSPORT has unveiled a new team for its exclusive uninterrupted live coverage of England’s upcoming tour of Sri Lanka which starts this month and a special competition for the West Indies tour in JanuarytalkSPORT’s lead presenter, Mark Nicholas, is well known for his work anchoring coverage on Channel 4, the highlights package on Channel 5 and coverage across Channel 9 in Australia.
  • talkSPORT is delighted to welcome Mark Nicholas to the team Joining him in the commentary box in Sri Lanka will be England great and current host of Drivetime, Darren Gough, best known for his 467 wickets for England across all formats.
  • Former ECB batting consultant Mahela Jayawardene will be part of the tallkSPORT team As the home of the fan, talkSPORT, will not only be bringing the cricket to the fans, but in partnership with the Barmy Army will also be bringing fans to the cricket.
  • talkSPORT has announced a special link-up with the Barmy Army Mark Nicholas said: “The Sri Lankan tour is a real watermark moment for this England side following an emphatic series win over India, but against the backdrop of Alastair Cook’s retirement and a poor record away from home.
  • Coverage will be cross-promoted on other talkSPORT shows including Drive with Darren Gough, broadcasting live from the tours, along with the relaunched Following On cricket podcast every day of the tour to give fans their full cricketing fix.


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