Spark Sport yesterday signed a six-year deal with New Zealand Cricket which is a massive coup after Sky Sport held the rights since the mid-90s.
What they’ll need to lock in before next summer is a commentary team. Here’s a look at their potential options.
The Sky crew
Ian Smith, Mark Richardson, Craig Cumming, Simon Doull and Scott Styris have made up the key members of the Sky commentary team over the last few years and it would make sense for them to be the starting point for Spark. Sky will continue to have Black Caps games outside of New