The Ashes: First Test Day 3 wrap with @testmatchsofa

England - Carberry bowled Brisbane

George Bailey celebrates as English opener Michael Carberry is bowled through his legs by Ryan Harris late on Day 3. Image: ABC Grandstand

Test Match Sofa: With England still five hundred and plenty behind, and with two wickets already back in the shed, there may not have been a better time for me to make my debut with British internet-based cricket commentary, Test Match Sofa.

Dubbed “the alternative cricket commentary”, the Sofa team have been calling England’s Test series for several years now, and have gained something of a cult following around the world. They have an affiliation with Australian website The Armchair Selector, who also host the Cheap Seats podcast, and it was through this association that their people contacted mine.

You can find Test Match Sofa via the Tune In radio app, at their online home of, and also on On Twitter, you can find them @testmatchsofa. Check them out, they really are very entertaining, and maybe even more so when England aren’t doing so well!

And before you settle into enjoy the Day 4 action, here’s how we wrapped up the Day 3 action on Stumps last night:


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