Wide World of Sports will broadcast all the action from the Australia vs New Zealand Test series beginning live on Nine Thursday, December 1.
The New Zealand Test series opens the summer of cricket at the Gabba in Brisbane, live from 10.30am AEDT. The New Zealand cricket team will tour Australia from December 1, 2011 to December 13, 2011. The tour will consist of two Tests played for the Trans Tasman Trophy.
The top names in the game will present Nine’s summer of cricket, led by the legendary Richie Benaud. The expert team joining him in the commentary box comprises Bill Lawry, Tony Greig, Ian Chappell, Mark Taylor, Ian Healy, Michael Slater, Mark Nicholas and James Brayshaw.
Star fast bowler Brett Lee will team up with Michael Slater for The Cricket Show which will appear live during lunch breaks in all Test matches.
The Cricket Show will include highlights from the first-session, player profiles, master classes, international and domestic updates, viewer emails, questions and feedback.
Extreme Slo-Mo cameras, Hotspot, Snicko, speed-gun, Eagle Eye and Heart Tracker will all return to give viewers the front-row, first-rate experience that makes the Wide World of Sports coverage unique.