The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the broadcast schedule for the last four days of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier UAE 2013 (WT20Q), which commenced in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 15 November. Star Sports, ICC’s boradcast partner will broadcast 8 matches of the final stages of the tournament which will include at least 2 of Nepal’s matches.
Nepal’s first match against Hong Kong tomorrow will be first match to be televised by Star Sports!
The broadcast will be produced in High Definition, with fourteen-camera match coverage along with Hawk-Eye cameras for the first time at an ICC Associate and Affiliate event.
Former England players Nick Knight and Paul Allott will join Pakistan fast bowling legend Waqar Younis as part of the commentary team.
This will be the second time that an ICC event featuring non-Test playing teams will be shown on a live global television broadcast, and it sees an increase in the number of matches broadcast in comparison to previous events.
“We are thrilled that the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier will once again be viewed around the world!” exclaimed ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said:
Speaking on the occasion, Nitin Kukreja, Head of Sports Business, Star India, said, “We are delighted to work closely with ICC in our endeavour to offer the best possible coverage as well as widest distribution of all ICC properties across the globe. The global coverage of ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier will contribute in expanding the fan base of cricket. The tournament will be seen across as many as 197 territories.”
List of Matches to be Broadcast Live will be uploaded soon!