The Telegraph signs legends of cricket for unrivalled Ashes coverage

15 June 2023

The Sports Newspaper of the Year, as awarded by the recent The British Sports Journalism Awards, announces its editorial line-up for this year’s Ashes series including legends of the game Justin Langer and James Anderson

The Telegraph has announced its editorial line-up ahead of this year’s men’s Ashes Test series which will run from 16 June to 23 July 2023. This will include James Anderson, the world-renowned England fast bowler, widely considered the greatest ever, and former Australia men’s national coach and opening batsman, Justin Langer.

Coverage will be led by Chief Cricket Correspondent Nick Hoult, Chief Sports Writer Oliver Brown, supported by Deputy Cricket Correspondent Tim Wigmore and Cricket News Correspondent Will Macpherson.

The Telegraph’s award-winning sports team will also be joined by former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan and Sir Geoffrey Boycott, both former Ashes winners. Sir Geoffrey will be providing exclusive audio updates to The Telegraph’s dedicated liveblog during every day of play.

There will be quality in-depth coverage, live reporting of every ball and analysis from the Telegraph’s expert team. Subscribers will have 24/7 access to their unique insights on, via the Telegraph app, in print, via dedicated pre- and post- match newsletters and on social media.

This year key strands of coverage, such as the second season of the agenda-setting Vaughany and Tuffers Cricket Club podcast, featuring past and present players, as well as the daily cricket newsletter, will be sponsored by the online trading company IG, an official partner of England Cricket.

Gary Payne, Head of Sport, The Telegraph said: “All those looking for the best ball-by-ball coverage of the men’s Ashes need look no further. We will be providing unrivalled coverage across our platforms with invaluable insight from our experts and outstanding guest columnists alongside our brilliant podcast ‘The Vaughany and Tuffers Cricket Club’.”



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