Kevin Pietersen is back with Wide World of Sports to commentate during the 2017-18 Ashes, which will commence from November 23 at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba. Pietersen joins the group comprising Michael Slater, Ian Chappell, Mark Taylor, Mark Nicholas, Michael Clarke, Ian Healy, and Shane Warne.

Pietersen, who was the top-scorer for England in the 2013-14 Ashes, has not played in the longest format ever since. Although Pietersen has quit limited-overs cricket, he is still available for Tests. That being said, Pietersen instead will be behind the mike for the upcoming Ashes.

English broadcaster BT sports meanwhile have reunited old foes Michael Vaughan and Ricky Ponting. The other members are Graeme Swann and Damien Fleming.

“This is an action packed and exciting winter for BT Sport with a vast amount of live sport to show, including the biggest event in the cricket calendar, the Ashes, head BT Sport Simon Green told

Our viewers will enjoy the analysis of both English and Australian cricket legends all of who have played in the Ashes and who will be following events as they unfold in Australia.