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SEN Cricket Secures Exclusive Ashes Commercial Audio Rights


In a commercial radio first, Sports Entertainment Network (SEN) and SENZ (New Zealand) will call all the Ashes action between England and Australia this June.

SEN will have a commentary team live on the ground in England to call every ball of the series, with the broadcast set to be aired on almost 60 SEN and SENZ stations including SEN 1116am, SEN 1170am, SENQ 693am, SEN SA 1629 am, SENZ Auckland 1476am, SENZ Christchurch 1260am and beyond.

The news follows recent confirmation that SEN and SENZ will also broadcast the upcoming ICC World Test Championship final between Australia and India.

Commenting on the announcement, SEN CEO Craig Hutchison, said: “It is an honour for the entire SEN Cricket team to call the Ashes.”

“We’ve travelled with the Australian team to series in Pakistan and India and are committed to bringing cricket fans the best coverage live from in venues and across our stations, SEN app and @SEN_Cricket social channels.

“And what a series it will be. SENZ’s own Baz McCullum has reinvented this England team and arguably Test cricket itself – and the tactical battle against a seasoned and gifted Australian team that has taken all before it will be fascinating.

“We can’t wait for the first ball of this gripping series on June 16 and will be there to share every moment, ball by ball, live from in venue for our audiences who’ve come to know one thing: we’ll be there,” he said.

The 2023 Ashes Series will begin from the 16-20th with the first Test broadcast live from Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham.

This news comes after SEN announced a partnership with Supercars to provide live coverage and analysis across their network.

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