2007 ICC Cricket World Cup on the BBC

The BBC will show comprehensive highlights of the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup which starts on 13 March 2007 in the West Indies.

Cricket fans can look forward to quality commentary and analysis, from the only terrestrial broadcaster, with free-to-air coverage of the tournament – across television, radio and online.

BBC One will air an hour’s worth of highlights in a nightly television programme, providing viewers with a round-up of the day’s matches.

Manish Bhasin will anchor the programme, whilst Rishi Persad will act as roving reporter across the islands.

Expert analysis will come from Jonathan Agnew and Geoffrey Boycott; and commentary from a team to be announced.

The programme will be broadcast from a variety of locations such as beaches, bars, rum shops, steel band performances and dominoes matches, providing viewers with a taste of West Indian culture.

On radio, BBC Five Live Sports Extra and BBC Radio 4 LW will be the home of ball-by-ball, live cricket commentary.

All of England’s games will be broadcast with one match a day throughout the tournament.

Jonathan Agnew will host Test Match Special on Five Live Sports Extra and Radio 4 LW, with comment coming from Geoffrey Boycott.

On BBC Radio Five Live there will be constant updates from the West Indies covering all of the action.

bbc.co.uk/sport will provide detailed match reports, as well as audio and video highlights.

England all-rounder Paul Collingwood will review the action in a regular column, blogs will come from Jonathan Agnew and Scotland’s Paul Hoffman, plus users will be able to post their own views on the 606 message board.

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