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Jonathan Agnew might be telling Tube passengers to “maintain on to their hats” on the station

Sports activities followers arriving by Tube for the ultimate of the Cricket World Cup will discover themselves greeted by BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew.

Bulletins learn by the commentator might be relayed at St John’s Wooden – the north-west London Underground station that’s closest to Lord’s.

Aggers’s passenger suggestions will embody: “To keep away from being run out, please maintain the handrail on the escalator.”

England tackle New Zealand on Sunday with radio protection on Radio 5 Reside.

In one other message, the BBC correspondent warns: “For some cause St John’s Wooden is a really windy station so maintain on to your hats.”

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England followers might be hoping for the same efficiency from their staff as Thursday’s semi-final

Talking about recording the broadcasts, Agnew, who performed for England within the 1980s, mentioned it had been “nice enjoyable spending time within the management room”.

“I unintentionally performed one among my bulletins out over the Tannoy, which was a bit embarrassing – however I feel I received away with it!” he mentioned.

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St John’s Wooden station is prone to be significantly busier than this on Sunday morning

Each New Zealand and England, who had been final in a World Cup remaining in 1992, might be aiming to win the competitors for the primary ever time.

For many who won’t be at Lord’s – and won’t get to listen to Agnew’s bulletins – the match is about to be the primary of the match to be broadcast on free-to-air tv within the UK after Channel four agreed a cope with rights holder Sky.

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