Aggers issues Tube advice for World Cup final


Cricket World Cup: Jonathan Agnew has advice for Tube passengers Sports fans arriving by Tube for the final of the Cricket World Cup will find themselves greeted by BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew  Announcements read by the commentator will be relayed at St John’s Wood – the north-west London Underground station that is closest to Lord’s  Aggers’s passenger tips will include: “To avoid being run out, please hold the handrail on the escalator ” England take on New Zealand on Sunday with radio coverage on Radio 5 Live. In another message, the BBC correspondent warns: “For some reason St John’s Wood is a very windy station so hold on to your hats ”  Speaking about recording the broadcasts, Agnew, who played for England in the 1980s, said it had been “great fun spending time in the control room”  “I accidentally played one of my announcements out over the Tannoy, which was a bit embarrassing – but I think I got away with it!” he said  Both New Zealand and England, who were last in a World Cup final in 1992, will be aiming to win the competition for the first ever time  For those who will not be at Lord’s – and will not get to hear Agnew’s announcements – the match is set to be the first of the tournament to be broadcast on free-to-air television in the UK after Channel 4 agreed a deal with rights holder Sky

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