The New Zealand summer. The pohutakawa tree, swimming at the beach and jandals. All set to the backdrop of cricket on the radio.
Instead score updates will be sourced from internet scoring provided on New Zealand Cricket’s website. That’s the same website that underwent all sorts of technical issues last season; often being down for an entire day.
Instead we will have to sit through the Farming Show, and the lowest common denominator of talkback.
Clearly, this is a situation that can not be allowed to proceed. Cricket is a sport that is made for radio commentary; it is the perfect backdrop to that other great NZ tradition of painting house roofs. Can someone please think of the roofs.
It’s time to speak up on this.
So, following the success of online petitions in keeping the FA Cup on NZ TV and shifting the Crowd Goes Wild back into a respectable hour we ask you to give this some support.