Test Match Special

BBC Radio 5 Live

Insight and analysis from the Test Match Special team - including interviews with top players and special features.

  • 28 minutes 4 seconds
    T20 World Cup: England target key victory against South Africa

    Henry Moeran, Steven Finn and Geoff Lemon look ahead to England's second Super Eights game with South Africa, with Jos Buttler's side looking to build on their impressive display against the West Indies.

    We hear from Jofra Archer who talks about "giving back" to the England team after his injury problems. And after India started the Super Eights with a comfortable win over Afghanistan, Dan Norcross and the TMS team in Barbados wrap up the action.

    20 June 2024, 10:17 pm
  • 20 minutes 19 seconds
    T20 World Cup: England Convincingly Beat The West Indies

    Henry Moeran, Geoff Lemon and Steven Finn react to England’s convincing 8 wicket win against the West Indies in their first match of the Super 8’s. Hear from Player of the Match Phil Salt, who finished on an unbeaten 87 off 47 balls.

    There’s also reaction to South Africa’s 18 run victory against the United States.

    20 June 2024, 4:57 am
  • 31 minutes 6 seconds
    T20 World Cup: The Super Eights begin!

    Henry Moeran, Steven Finn and Geoff Lemon are on a beach in St Lucia to look ahead to the Super Eights stage of the men's T20 World Cup.

    Hear from Reece Topley on England's mentality after coming close to going out of the tournament, as well as the influence of his parents at the tournament.

    Caribbean broadcaster Joel Manning joins the pod to discuss the West Indies' chances after winning four out of four matches in the group stage.

    And we also look ahead to the other group, which includes India and Australia, alongside Afghanistan and Bangladesh.

    19 June 2024, 5:00 am
  • 31 minutes 45 seconds
    No Balls: Nappies, tattoos and Barbados

    Alex's World Cup adventure has reached Barbados. She tells us about the Caribbean and dodging the rain showers of Florida.

    They also look at what's to come in the Super Eights at the T20 World Cup and we find out about which members of the England dressing room have tattoos.

    18 June 2024, 6:16 pm
  • 33 minutes 24 seconds
    T20 World Cup: England squeak through after Scotland fall short

    Henry Moeran, Geoff Lemon and Steven Finn react to England reaching the men’s T20 World Cup Super Eights after Scotland narrowly fell short against Australia.

    There’s reaction from a rain-hit Antigua, where England overcame the weather and Namibia to put themselves into the next round.

    Nikesh Rughani, Qasim Sheikh and Aatif Nawaz meanwhile look at Scotland’s heartbreaking defeat to Australia, which sees them exit the tournament.

    16 June 2024, 6:01 am
  • 25 minutes 22 seconds
    Men's T20 World Cup: Rampant Rashid crushes Oman

    Henry Moeran is alongside former England bowler Steven Finn & the ABC's Geoff Lemon for reaction to England's cruising victory over Oman.

    Henry speaks to Adil Rashid, who took 4 wickets and helped England bowl Oman out for just 47. Plus, he speaks to England captain Jos Buttler on a day that couldn't have gone much better for England who are looking to overturn Scotland's net run rate and qualify for the Super 8 stage of the T20 World Cup.

    They also discuss the permutations ahead of England's final group game against Namibia, and Scotland's final game against Australia.

    13 June 2024, 10:42 pm
  • 29 minutes 42 seconds
    Men’s T20 World Cup: Hazlewood taunts under-pressure England

    Henry Moeran, former England fast bowler Steven Finn and BBC Sport cricket writer Matt Henry preview England’s match with Oman at the men’s T20 World Cup.

    They’re joined by Australian cricket journalist Geoff Lemon to discuss Josh Hazlewood’s comments about it “being in Australia’s interests” to see England go out of the tournament.

    We also hear from the England coach Matthew Mott on how the side will approach their two must-win games against Oman and Namibia.

    12 June 2024, 8:13 pm
  • 31 minutes 39 seconds
    No Balls: Ponytails, World Cups and Grandma Kate

    Alex Hartley is in America for the men's T20 World Cup and tells us all about going to India v Pakistan in New York.

    Meanwhile, Kate explains why a teammate thinks of her as a Grandma and tells us about the ponytail, which caused more than a stir at the weekend.

    11 June 2024, 7:02 am
  • 35 minutes 10 seconds
    Men’s T20 World Cup: England set for key Australia showdown

    Henry Moeran, former England fast bowler Steven Finn and Australian journalist and broadcaster Geoff Lemon preview Saturday’s match between England and Australia at the T20 World Cup.

    We hear from Jonny Bairstow who recalls visiting Barbados as a child, and Jofra Archer who tells us about feeling emotional at bowling in Barbados again.

    And the team also look at Scotland, and whether they could cause a shock by qualifying for the Super 8s.

    8 June 2024, 5:08 am
  • 22 minutes 46 seconds
    T20 World Cup: *EMERGENCY POD* USA stun Pakistan

    Simon Mann is alongside former Netherlands allrounder Ryan Ten Doeschate and Aatif Nawaz for reaction to the USA’s sensational super over victory against Pakistan in the Men’s T20 World Cup.

    They discuss how the US got the dramatic win, and what it does for cricket in America. Whilst also picking apart Pakistan’s below par performance.

    Hear the thoughts of USA captain and player of the match Monank Patel.

    Plus, Dan Norcross, Alex Hartley, and Alison Mitchell discuss what it was like to watch such a spectacle in New York.

    7 June 2024, 1:10 am
  • 25 minutes 41 seconds
    T20 World Cup: Points shared as rain soaks England Scotland encounter

    Henry Moeran is alongside former England bowler Steven Finn, ex Scotland batter Qasim Sheikh, and journalist Nikhil Uttamchandani for reaction as England & Scotland's T20 World Cup opener is abandoned because of rain in Barbados.

    England head coach Matthew Mott tells Henry of his disappointment that the weather affected the game, but saw good signs from England's bowling attack - which included Jofra Archer who's returned to the England side following long injury troubles.

    Whilst Scotland captain Richie Berrington talks of his frustration to not get a result after Scotland's impressive batting performance.

    4 June 2024, 9:17 pm
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