The ICC World Twenty20 will be broadcast in over 218 countries. Live coverage of the event would be available across six continents to millions of cricket and T20 cricket lovers, making it the most viewed event in the history of the game. Signals will be fed to countries as diverse as China and Russia. Comparatively, live coverage of the ICC World T20 2007 was only available in 100 odd countries.
The live coverage would be further enhanced by a team of expert commentators. These include Nasser Hussain, David Lloyd, Sanjay Manjrekar, Harsha Bhogle, Alan Wilkins, Ian Bishop, Wasim Akram, Ranil Abeynaiyke, Athar Ali Khan, Ian Bishop, Simon Doull, Jeremy Coney and Kepler Wessels.
Former Australian batter, Ms. Melanie Jones would be lending her voice to the live coverage of the ICC Women's World Twenty20.
Commentary will also be available in Russian, French, German, Polish, Turkish, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Romanian and Serbian languages as per the specific regional requirements. Twenty eight cameras will be deployed for all the matches and presence of new technologies like Hawk Eye will enhance viewing pleasure.
Some of the key broadcasters offering live and deferred coverage of ICC World T20 are:
Australia - Fox Sports (Live)
Australia - Nine Network
Canada - Asian Television Network (Live)
Europe - Eurosport2 (Live)
India - ESPN (Live) - English
India - STAR Cricket (Live) - Hindi
Middle East - Arab Digital Distribution (Live)
New Zealand - SKY Network Television (Live)
Pacific Islands - Fiji TV
Pakistan - Pakistan Television Corporation (Live)
South Africa - Supersport (Live)
Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (Live)
United Kingdom - Sky Sports (Live)
United States - DirecTV (Live)
Besides Television, live coverage of the event will also be available on radio and the Internet. Regular NEWS updates will be provided by SNTV and Reuters TV. So, get started and be ready, there is no escaping the frenzy of T20 cricket.
Information on live TV telecast/coverage of Twenty20 World Cup 2009.