Given that Nine prides itself as the home of cricket, it is rather disconcerting to read today in The Age that it missed broadcasting the first ball of the Ashes series last night.
Nine had to tweet the result to viewers, but not everybody was happy.
— Wide World of Sports (@wwos9) July 10, 2013
Well done ‘Gem’ TV showing bloody tractor ads while the Australian side go out and missed the first ball #ashes
— Scott Lilleyman (@scotty_rockstar) July 10, 2013