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Nine reveals commentary team for The Ashes 2017/18

Bill Lawry celebrates his 40th year of commentating for Wide World of Sports

Nine has revealed its commentary team as Australia and England do battle for The Ashes, beginning Thursday November 23 at The Gabba in Brisbane.

Bill Lawry will headline Melbourne’s Boxing Day Test and the New Year’s Day Test in Sydney in his 40th year of commentating for Wide World of Sports.

Joining Lawry for Nine’s Summer of Cricket will be Ian Healy, Michael Slater, Mark Taylor, Ian Chappell, Michael Clarke and Shane Warne.

Wide World of Sports will welcome former England skipper Michael Vaughan and star batsman Kevin Pietersen, both Ashes greats, to give their insights and opinions on the England team in their battle to retain The Urn.

Mark Nicholas returns to host the five-Test 2017-2018 Magellan Ashes Series on the Nine Network.

Photo: Bill Lawry with Nine’s head of sport Tom Malone

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