SMS INC. RADAR analysed BT Sport’s Ashes Coverage across all five test matches. With an overall split of 14% positive coverage to 86% negative, the series raised a number of talking points.

“In comparison to other commentators, Alison Mitchell took the most applause for her professional and enthusiastic commentating. Alison was mentioned in 52% of all comments mentioning a commentator/reporter. 67% of all positive comments about BT Sport’s coverage of the first Test mentioned Alison Mitchell.