CRICKET: ICC Champions Trophy 2013 – Exclusively live on Sky Sports

June 1, 2013

The eight best teams in international one-day cricket compete for the last-ever ICC Champions Trophy this summer with all the action only on Sky Sports.

Ahead of their Ashes visit later this summer, Australia will be aiming to claim their third consecutive Champions Trophy title in a row having won the competition in convincing fashion four years ago in South Africa and in India back in 2006.

They will face fierce competition from India, the number one ranked side in the world and current World Cup holders, hosts England, led by captain Alastair Cook, and a strong South African side.

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CRICKET: Indian Premier League 2013 – Live on ITV4

April 1, 2013

World cricket’s most colourful, controversial and glamourous competition returns to ITV as the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League takes place on the sub-continent.

Another hectic month-and-a-half awaits for some of the sport’s biggest names as they get ready to blend sublime skills with brute power for the biggest T20 competition of them all.

Known for its glamour and razzmatazz, the revolutionary IPL is now in its sixth year and ITV4 will be showing live free-to-air coverage of 72 of the 76 games during the seven-week long festival of T20 cricket, with the four other matches exclusively live on ITV.com.

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CRICKET: ICC Women’s World Cup 2013 – Live on Sky Sports

January 30, 2013

A colossal year for women’s cricket begins on January 31 when the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup gets underway, exclusively live on Sky Sports.

Sky Sports will show live games throughout the competition as Charlotte Edwards’ team, currently the highest ranked nation in women’s one-day cricket, aim to defend the title they won in Sydney four years ago.

There will also be live commentary of every England match, plus the final in Mumbai February 17, on BBC Radio 5 live Sports Extra and Radio 4 Long Wave.

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CHRISTMAS WATCH: Saturday 22nd December

December 22, 2012

Sport On The Box’s Christmas Watch series returns for the festive period of 2012 as we guide you through all the must-see live sporting events each day, plus highlighting the best review shows and documentaries as this sensational sporting year draws to a close.

It’s a busy day of football as the final round of fixtures before Christmas take place across the country. There will be the usual thrills and spills from the Premier League, including two televised matches on Saturday, plus live action from the npower Championship, Spain’s La Liga and Italy’s Serie A.

Elsewhere, the glorious setting of London’s Olympia has been the scene of the 40th staging of the annual International Horse Show, with a fine array of Christmas jumpers from across the glove set to excite the vast crowds for the feature FEI World Cup show jumping qualifier, live on BBC One.

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CRICKET: England’s tour of India – Live on Sky Sports

November 11, 2012

Alastair Cook’s reign as England’s Test cricket captain begins with the unenviable task of claiming the nation’s first series victory in India in almost 30 years.

The first test at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad, starting on Thursday, November 15, marks the start of a lengthy tour abroad for England.

Both sides will contest three more test matches and two T20 internationals before Christmas, and a further five ODI contests in the new year, all of which can be seen exclusively live on Sky Sports.

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CRICKET: Champions League Twenty20 2012 – Live on British Eurosport

October 7, 2012

British Eurosport brings exclusive live coverage of the fourth Champions League Twenty20 tournament from South Africa.

The top T20 teams from England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, India, West Indies and Pakistan will be competing for a multi-million dollar prize fund during the three-week competition, starting with.

Friends Life T20 champions Hampshire Royals and runners-up Yorkshire Carnegie are England’s representatives in this year’s Champions League and both sides will be looking to progress through to the group stages of the tournament proper.

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CRICKET: Sky Sports secures long-term deals for live international cricket

September 19, 2012

Sky Sports has strengthened its position as the home of live cricket by securing six more England overseas tours, including next year’s Ashes series in Australia, under three new deals.

Long-term agreements with three international cricket boards will bring a range of live test cricket from Australia (2012-2016), South Africa (2012-2020) and India (2012-2018), giving Sky Sports viewers exclusive live coverage of six England overseas series as well as series featuring every test playing nation.

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