In a massive win for cricket fans around the country, FOX SPORTS and the Nine Network announced that this month’s ICC World Twenty20 2016 will be covered by both networks.
FOX SPORTS will show all 35 World Twenty20 games live exclusively on Foxtel. Nine will broadcast every Australian clash along with the finals.
FOX SPORTS’ coverage, beginning March 8 in India, will also include ten women’s matches of the ICC World Twenty20, all live, ad break free during play and in high definition .The first game on the Nine Network will be Australia v NZ on Friday, March 18 – live and free.
Australian cricketing legends, Ian Chappell, Mark Taylor, Ian Healy, Brett Lee, Michael Hussey and Michael Clarke, will provide Nine Network viewers commentary and analysis throughout the competition.
Nine CEO, Hugh Marks, said: “Cricket fans should get set for what I’m sure will be a high action, high energy World Twenty20 with our Australian team every chance of bringing home their first World Twenty20 title. It’s great to add this premium event to Nine’s expansive coverage of international cricket, with every Australian game and the finals live and free to all Australians.”
FOX SPORTS CEO, Patrick Delany, said: “Today’s announcement will ensure Australians get to watch every game of this month’s anticipated ICC World Twenty20 live, ad break free and in high definition. It’s a fantastic outcome for cricket fans, and for the sport. “I’m sure the whole country will be right behind Steve Smith and his men as they aim to win their first ICC World Twenty20 title.” Mr Delany said