We’ve got big news: Macquarie Sports Radio signs landmark broadcast deal with Cricket Australia
Macquarie Sports Radio is now the home of Australian cricket on radio after signing a six-year deal to broadcast international and Big Bash cricket.
Macquarie Media will feature coverage of every ball bowled of each Test, One-Day International, International T20, Men’s BBL and Women’s International match on new station, Macquarie Sports Radio.
LIVE ON MACQUARIE SPORTS RADIO
- Every men’s international match
- Every women’s international match
- Every men’s Big Bash match
WHERE TO LISTEN
- Sydney: 954AM
- Melbourne: 1278AM
- Brisbane: 882AM
- Perth: DAB+, with all Scorchers games and selected internationals on 6PR
- Australia-wide: Stream live on sportsradio.com.au and the Macquarie Sports Radio app
Macquarie Media is no stranger to cricket, having broadcast the past five summers across its network.
Coverage on Macquarie Sports Radio will begin on Saturday, September 29 with a historic broadcast of its first Women’s International Cricket Match against New Zealand, followed by International matches including South Africa, India & Sri Lanka plus every Men’s BBL match across the summer.
Click PLAY to hear commentator Bruce Eva announce the deal
“What are we covering? It’s a very easy answer: Absolutely everything”
-Bruce Eva, Macquarie Sports Radio commentator
Macquarie Media CEO Adam Lang was “delighted that Macquarie Media’s association with Cricket Australia will continue”.
“Our ‘Summer of Cricket’ commentary team has now become established as one of the favourite destinations for cricket fans across all formats of the game,” Mr Lang said.
“Our audiences love the passion, enthusiasm, insight and professionalism that the ‘Summer of Cricket’ team brings and we look forward to growing that further throughout this new agreement.”
Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland said the deal was exciting.
“We are excited to announce this new radio rights deal, which sees Macquarie Media return as a valued radio partner and Crocmedia also coming on board to complement cricket’s radio footprint via their extensive regional syndication network,” he said.
“Radio has long been an important part of how people enjoy cricket in Australia over the summer, and the breadth and depth of our radio agreements ensures that people will be able to tune in to the cricket action regardless of where they are.”