Star Sports wins broadcast rights for Global T20 Canada series

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Publishing
Last updated : July 02, 2018 05:21 AM
The matches will be telecast live on Star Sports 1 and HD, Star Sports 2 and Hotstar from 8 pm to 5 am.

In a recent announcement, Star Sports India will telecast the first edition of GT20 Canada, to be held from June 28 - July 15, 2018. The series will see the likes of former Australian cricket captain and vice-captain, Steven Smith and David Warner along with some of the best players in T20 cricket the world has ever seen. The matches will be telecast live on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 2 and Hotstar from 8 pm to 5 am (8 pm to 12 am on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Hotstar and 1.30 am to 5 am on Star Sports 2 and Hotstar).

Screenshot of the teams participating at the tournament Screenshot of the teams participating at the tournament

With the growing advent of T20 cricket, GT20 Canada is another addition to global growth of T20 cricket and the inaugural edition of the tournament will feature the likes of David Warner, Steven Smith and Andre Russel along with some of the most decorated names in T20 cricket such as Shahid Afridi, Dwayne Bravo, Tim Southee, Chris Gayle, Chris Lynn, Luke Ronchi, Sunil Narine, David Miller and many more.

The league will feature six teams including the Cricket West Indies B team which will boast some of the best upcoming West Indies T20 talent such as Justin Greaves and Shamar Springer who was a part of West Indies U-19 squad for the ICC U-19 World Cup 2016.

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First Published : June 27, 2018 02:15 PM

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