The Ashes 2013: Commentators to Follow on Twitter

Commentators to Follow on Twitter

With the Ashes well and truly underway, and with England doing us proud, we can rest assured that this summer will be one to remember when it comes to sporting achievements.

So if you can’t get enough of this year’s Ashes series- or perhaps you just haven’t got sick of hearing about it yet!- why not take a look at the best cricket commentators to follow on Twitter!


David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd

David Lloyd, former England and Lancashire cricket player, better known as ‘Bumble’ for his remarkable resemblance to the Bumblies characters… Lloyd currently commentates for Sky Sports, as well as being a journalist, author and columnist.

Mark Pougatch

Mark Pougatch is a renowned sports commentator for the BBC, and currently broadcasts on BBC Radio 5 Live 3 times a week. Having won the Sports Journalists' Association award for Sports Broadcaster of the Year in 2012, Pougatch is definitely one to follow to keep up with the Ashes.

Greg James 

Greg James might be better known for being one of BBC Radio 1’s favourite DJs, but it transpires that he is also one of the BBC’s most avid sports fans. Aside from broadcasting on Radio 1, Greg James also co-hosts Not Just Cricket on Radio 5 Live alongside England Cricketers Graeme Swann and Jimmy Anderson.

Alec Stewart

Alec Stewart is a retired England and Surrey CCC player who is the most capped English cricketer of all time in Test match cricket.

As the executive director for Surrey CCC, Stewart definitely knows a thing or two when it comes to all the cricketing action during the Ashes!

Michael Vaughan 

Perhaps more recently known for his dancing feet in Strictly Come Dancing, Michael Vaughan is also the former England cricket captain from 2003 until 2008.

Now he has turned to commentating, presenting shows such as Test Match Special and Depression in Cricket, Michael Vaughan has made a name for himself as a serious broadcaster and author within the sporting arena.

Phil Tufnell

A familiar face on the panel show Question of Sport, Phil Tufnell is known as the funny man of cricket. An ex-spinner for England, Tufnell offers both a serious and an amusing insight into the world of cricket commentary, presenting various shows such as Test Match Special and The Phil Tufnell Cricket Show on BBC Radio 5.

Jonathan Agnew 

Now a retired England cricketer, Jonathan Agnew turned to sports journalism whilst still playing, and has become one of the most recognised cricket commentators of all time, presenting shows from across the globe including Test Match Special and Australia’s Grandstand program.

Written by Charlotte Kertrestel

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