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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CRICKET: ICC World Twenty20 2012 – Exclusively live on Sky Sports

September 17, 2012

Sri Lanka hosts the fourth edition of the ICC World Twenty20 tournament and Sky Sports will be showing every game exclusively live throughout the three-week tournament.

In a true celebration of cricket, fans can expect some pulsating games with batsmen throwing caution to the wind in their quest for big scores.

It’s a format England have excelled in over the last two years. Since lifting the World Twenty20 trophy in 2010 (above), their first victory at an ICC limited-overs competition, Stuart Broad’s side won nine of their next 14 games, a run that has moved them to the top of the T20 world rankings.

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FOOTBALL: BBC Sport to televise Women’s World Cup

May 20, 2011

BBC Sport will broadcast live coverage and highlights of England’s games at this summer’s Women’s World Cup.

England begin their World Cup campaign against Mexico on 27 June and will also face New Zealand and Japan in their other group games in Germany.

These three fixtures will be live on the BBC Red Button and the BBC Sport website with England’s progress also broadcast on the same outlets.

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