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HC
Hatton Cross Central (West) Midlands Today
BBC going for a lower third strap placement for the score and info bar (same place as Sky) moving away from the top left/right favoured by Sunset and Vine for their score graphics placement.

So, should be seeing some nice animated foldups from the scorebar to display the full innings/bowling cards.
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MA
madmusician Central (West) Midlands Today
BBC going for a lower third strap placement for the score and info bar (same place as Sky) moving away from the top left/right favoured by Sunset and Vine for their score graphics placement.

So, should be seeing some nice animated foldups from the scorebar to display the full innings/bowling cards.

Sunset and Vine stopped using top corner graphics after they stopped producing cricket for Channel 4!

C5 had a bottom left scorebox, with other graphics animating on and off alongside it, before in 2018 and 2019 they shifted to a lower-third strap style, just like Sky.

The last hold-out for a top-corner scorebox was Channel 9, who switched to a lower third score graphic at the start of the 2010-11 Ashes. Although, the 2015 World Cup utilised both a top-left scorebox and a lower-third infobar simultaneously - happily a trend that did not catch on when it came to cricket graphics!
HC
Hatton Cross Central (West) Midlands Today
God. Commentary noise over Soul Limbo. Makes me pine for Mambo Number 5..
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BR
Brekkie Wales Wales Today
Gone with the "Today at the Test" branding which C4 used to use for their highlights.

Do the BBC Sport astons usually use two weights for names with only the surnames in bold?
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GE
thegeek Founding member London London
Gone with the "Today at the Test" branding which C4 used to use for their highlights.

It is, however, the name on the listings: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000kqyx
VA
valley
I think they are at the ground, Whisper produced BBC highlights are remote production.

International feed moved to (what was presumably) the emergency cut bus before the domestic feed, so wasn't stuck on one camera for as long.

Whisper are doing it from Timeline (Ealing, I think).
GE
thegeek Founding member London London
I think they are at the ground, Whisper produced BBC highlights are remote production.

International feed moved to (what was presumably) the emergency cut bus before the domestic feed, so wasn't stuck on one camera for as long.

Whisper are doing it from Timeline (Ealing, I think).
Yep!


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VA
valley
I think they are at the ground, Whisper produced BBC highlights are remote production.

International feed moved to (what was presumably) the emergency cut bus before the domestic feed, so wasn't stuck on one camera for as long.

Whisper are doing it from Timeline (Ealing, I think).
Yep!

Ah, the one day I don't check Twitter...
TL
toby lerone 2016 UTV Newsline
BBC Cricket Intro, liked it but probably could have kept the commentary off it. All in all decent first day for the BBC in circumstances beyond their control with most of the play rained off.

On another note I see the ECB have announced the Ireland ODI Series and Pakistan Test & T20 series so I assume 2 of the 3 Pakistan matches will be live on the BBC per their rights agreement of 2 Men's England T20 Internationals


DV
dvboy Central (West) Midlands Today
Only the same as what they've been doing with the Wimbledon theme over the last few years.
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MA
madmusician Central (West) Midlands Today
Good grief, it’s not the first test match cricket on the BBC since 1999!! Firstly, they didn’t show any test match cricket in 1999 so it should be since 1998, but that’s not right either as they showed highlights of the 2006/7 Ashes series!!

That aside, I did like the BBC show, although I think the titles are a bit of an acquired taste. The stuff that counts, however, is fab and very well produced. Enjoying the commentary, presentation and graphics - great stuff from Whisper and the BBC.

I’m interested in how the various feeds work - given Whisper are in Timeline Ealing, do they then have their feed going from there to Salford where the online clips are produced, or are Whisper also responsible for those, clipping them up from Timeline? I’m slightly surprised that they’ve gone with the BBC TV pictures and commentary for the online clips, as I’d have thought it would be easier for them to carry on using TMS comms with world feed pictures, synced up in Salford, then producing the TV highlights separately. Although I can see why they would want it all to appear a bit more connected up than that.
JV
James Vertigan Founding member London London
Not sure of the need for a clock on the right of the score bar on BBC coverage when they’re only showing highlights?

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