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ICC Women’s World Cup

Alison will be part of the host broadcast TV commentary team for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017. The blue ribband event is being staged in England with the final at Lord’s on Sunday 23rd July. Alison tweeted her enthusiasm for the event, stating that the World Cup presents a huge opportunity to raise the profile of the women’s game and increase its future commercial prospects. For the first time, every game will be available to watch, either on television or via live-streaming.

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Shortlisted for Award

Alison has been shortlisted for the SJA Commentator of the Year Award (Sports Journalists Association). 2016 was a big year, dominated by the Rio Olympics, where Alison commentated on historic British success in the artistic gymnastics for BBC Radio 5 Live. Read more

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ABC Grandstand Commentary

Alison will be part of the ABC Grandstand commentary team for the upcoming Australia v Pakistan Test series in December/January. She will commentate on the Gabba’s first ever day night Test, as well as the iconic Boxing Day and New Year Tests in Melbourne and Sydney respectively. Listen here

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Alison joins BT Sport

Alison is delighted to have signed with BT Sport to be their reporter on the ground in Australia, as the UK television channel launches its international cricket coverage with Australia’s Test series against South Africa and Pakistan. She’ll be working alongside former England captain Kevin Pietersen, while former England captain Michael Vaughan, former Australia captain Ricky Ponting and former England spinner Graeme Swann will be alongside new host Greg James in the studio. Read a report from the Guardian here

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BBC Stumped

Alison will continue to present the cricket show ‘Stumped’ on the BBC World Service throughout the UK off-season. The show is also aired on ABC Australia and All India Radio as well as being available as an extended weekly podcast. Listen and download here

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