ESPN Caribbean Presents Live Coverage of the 2016 International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s World Twenty20

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ESPN Caribbean Presents Live Coverage of the 2016 International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s World Twenty20

Group Stage Action Begins March 8 from India leading into the Super 10

ESPN Caribbean will air exclusive coverage of the sixth I.C.C. World Twenty20 (T20) competition with the Group Stage commencing March 8 from India. All 35 matches of this edition will air live via the ESPN Caribbean and ESPN 2 Caribbean television networks, as well as on ESPN Play (www.espnplay.com) — ESPN’s multiscreen live and on-demand broadband service.

The Group Stage features 12 games with Group A airing from Dharamsala and showcasing ICC Full Member, Bangladesh, as well as Associate Members in Ireland, Netherlands and Oman. The winner will advance and join the hosts and last year’s beaten finalist India, New Zealand, Australia and Pakistan in Group 2 in the Super 10. Group B bowls off live from Nagpur with Full Member, Zimbabwe, facing Associate Members in Scotland, Afghanistan and Hong Kong. The winner will join Group 1 alongside West Indies and the defending champs, Sri Lanka, with England and South Africa rounding things off.

The Super 10 starts March 15 with the group winners heading to the semis slated for March 30 (Delhi) and 31 (Mumbai) followed by the grand finale on April 3 in Kolkata. ESPNcricinfo Match Day will accompany the Super 10 clashes as a post-match segment recapping all the day’s action and highlights. Follow all the action at #ESPNWT20 as ESPN Caribbean continues coverage of the West Indies’ participation in major I.C.C. tournaments, connecting the region’s fans with the sports they love.

Live on ESPN Caribbean and ESPN Play: I.C.C. World T20 Group Stage: (All Times Eastern)

Date Time Match Venue
Mar 8 4:00 a.m. Hong Kong vs. Zimbabwe Nagpur
8:30 a.m. Afghanistan vs. Scotland Nagpur
 Mar 9 4:00 a.m. Bangladesh vs. Netherlands Dharamsala
8:30 a.m. Ireland vs. Oman Dharamsala
 Mar 10 4:00 a.m. Scotland vs. Zimbabwe Nagpur
8:30 a.m. Afghanistan vs. Hong Kong Nagpur
Mar 11 4:00 a.m. Oman vs. Netherlands Dharamsala
8:30 a.m. Bangladesh vs. Ireland Dharamsala
 Mar 12 4:00 a.m. Afghanistan vs. Zimbabwe Nagpur
8:30 a.m. Hong Kong vs. Scotland Nagpur
 Mar 13 5:00 a.m. Ireland vs. Netherlands Dharamsala
9:30 a.m. Bangladesh vs. Oman Dharamsala

About ESPN Caribbean

ESPN Caribbean is part of ESPN International, which has grown to include ownership — in whole or in part — of 24 television networks outside of the United States, as well as a variety of additional businesses that allow ESPN to reach sports fans in over 61 countries and territories across all seven continents. ESPN International business entities include television, radio, print, internet, broadband, wireless, consumer products, and event management.

In the Caribbean, two television networks ESPN Caribbean and ESPN2 Caribbean, were launched in 2007, both offering the best in world sport while also providing a Caribbean focus on what viewers in the region most want to see. The ESPN Caribbean networks air throughout the West Indies and are home to important regional and international cricket matches. ESPN Caribbean also provides the West Indian audience with coverage from the most competitive international soccer leagues to the NBA, MLB and Grand Slam tennis, as well as popular regionalized studio shows like SportsCenter and ESPN FC.

ESPN Caribbean’s multiplatform offerings includes ESPN Play (a 24/7 broadband service available via subscription), ESPN Radio, and the espncaribbean.com website.

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