ESPN to deliver coverage of the Cricket All-Stars Series around the World

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ESPN to deliver coverage of the Cricket All-Stars Series around the World

Global Cricket Icons Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne Headline an All-Star Lineup of Cricketers Participating in Three Twenty20 Matches in New York City (11/7), Houston (11/11) and Los Angeles (11/14).

Coverage includes ESPN3 in the U.S., TSNGo in Canada, ESPN Caribbean, ESPN Play in Latin America, ESPN Player in EMEA and Asia Territories.

One-Hour Special, ESPNcricinfo Legends’ Corner, Streamed Live Globally on ESPNcricinfo.com, on ESPN3 in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand and ESPN Play in the Caribbean.

NEW YORK CITY (November 2) – ESPN has entered into an agreement to deliver coverage of the upcoming “Cricket All-Stars” series to fans around the world.  The Cricket All-Stars features 30 of the most recognizable names in recent cricket history.  These global superstars will be playing three T20 matches in Major League Baseball stadiums for the first time ever.  Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne will captain two teams featuring players from all the major cricketing nations including:

  • Australia – Ricky Ponting and Glenn McGrath
  • England – Michael Vaughan and Graeme Swann
  • India – Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag
  • Pakistan – Wasim Akram and Saqlain Mushtaq
  • West Indies – Curtly Ambrose and Brian Lara
  • South Africa – Jonty Rhodes and Jacques Kallis
  • Sri Lanka – Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara

Coverage of the tournament will be delivered by ESPN3 in the U.S., TSNGo in Canada, ESPN Caribbean, ESPN Play in Latin America and ESPN Player in EMEA and Asia territories.  Host venues for each of the three matches are Citi Field, Minute Maid Park and Dodger Stadium – homes for the New York Mets, Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers, respectively.

Additionally, ESPNcricinfo Legends’ Corner – ESPN’s one-hour special – will be streamed globally on ESPNcricinfo.com live from Times Square in New York on Thursday 5 November at 5 p.m. ET.  Live coverage will also be carried by ESPN3 in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand and ESPN Play in the Caribbean.  Additionally, it will air on delay on ESPN2 in the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand.  Featured guest panelists joining ESPN moderator Alan Wilkins discussing their on-field rivalry and the current state of global cricket will be “Master Blaster” Sachin Tendulkar, “King of Spin” Shane Warne and “Sultan of Swing” Wasim Akram.

The full schedule:

Date Time (ET) Venue
Thurs 5 Nov 5 p.m. ESPNcricinfo Legends’ Corner

Times Square – New York, NY

Sat 7 Nov 12:30 p.m. Cricket All-Stars – Match #1

Citi Field – New York, NY

Wed 11 Nov 8:30 p.m. Cricket All-Stars – Match #2

Minute Maid Park – Houston, TX

Sat 14 Nov 9 p.m. Cricket All-Stars – Match #3

Dodger Stadium – Los Angeles, CA

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