BT Sport is to become the home of The 2017/18 Australia vs England Ashes and will show all Australian home cricket internationals exclusively live in the UK, from 2016 to 2021, after winning a five-year rights deal.
Cricket fans will see England defend the Ashes when they travel down under in 2017/18, as part of 210 days of international Australian cricket to be shown on BT Sport.
BT Sport will show all Australian Test Matches, One Day Internationals and T20 Internationals played in Australia, including the five-match Ashes Test Series against rivals England in 2017/18. Multiple series against world leading nations such as New Zealand, South Africa, India and Pakistan will also be broadcast on BT Sport.
“BT Sport is delighted to be adding international cricket to its line-up, and to be the new home of the next Ashes tour in Australia,” comments Delia Bushell, Managing Director of BT TV and BT Sport. “We will show live domestic games featuring the best players in the world during the Big Bash League and all Australian home matches for the next five years.”
Simon Jones, Chief TV Architect, BT, will be appearing at Content Delivery World (5th – 7th October 2015)