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How to listen to ABC Grandstand Cricket on your iPhone, iPad or Android device

Kevin Perry

(Updated 22nd November 2013)

Unfortunately ABC Grandstand no longer holds online broadcast rights for the summer of cricket, meaning it is impossible to listen to Ashes coverage via the ABC Website or Mobile apps.

All online cricket video and audio streaming is now hosted by Cricket Australia. You can access this coverage via the website, iPhone/iPad app or Android app. Radio coverage is free to access however Live Video can only be access by purchasing a Day or Season Pass.

International Coverage

All Australian cricket coverage is Geo-Blocked meaning it is not legally accessible for International Cricket Fans. You may be able to access coverage on your PC or Mac using a VPN service like or HMA (VPN will not work for the Cricket Australia app on mobile devices)

Some International Listeners have had success accessing the BBC Test Match Special coverage using the TuneIn app on moblie devices, in area where the ABC coverage is blocked. Just download TuneIn and search for 'BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra'. (TuneIn radio is available on iPhone/iPad and Android)

If none of the above works you can always listen to the unofficial coverage provided by Test Match Sofa. Full details on the Test Match Sofa coverage is available here.