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West Indies swings at ICC Champions Trophy on DIRECTV

The West Indies cricket team is among the tournament favourites as the ICC Champions Trophy comes to a historic end this month in England. The competition is covered live by DIRECTV on ESPN Caribbean.

Customers can also get highlights and coverage by entering their MiDIRECTV username and password at www.espnplay.com. New customers can register at directvcaribbean.com or m.directvcaribbean.com.

The 2013 edition of the one-day competition will be the last in this format as the Champions Trophy is due to be replaced by the ICC World Test Championship in 2017.

Photo: West Indies captain and Trinidad and Tobago cricket star Dwayne Bravo.
Photo: West Indies captain and Trinidad and Tobago cricket star Dwayne Bravo.

Host team, England, is favoured to lift the crown on home soil but defending champion and bitter rival, Australia, might have something to say about that.

West Indies prevailed the last time England staged this competition in 2004 with Trinidad and Tobago batting legend Brian Lara at the helm. And Lara’s compatriot Dwayne Bravo is the West Indies captain now and the energetic all-rounder will do his utmost to emulate him and ensure that the regional is still in the hunt come the final day on 23 June 2013.

DIRECTV viewers will have the chance to follow the action live.

ICC Champions Trophy 2013

Schedule:

Date Time (ET) Match Venue
Thu, Jun 6 5:15 a.m. Group B: India vs. South Africa Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Fri, Jun 7 5:15 a.m. Group B: West Indies vs. Pakistan Kennington Oval, London
Sat, Jun 8 5:15 a.m. Group A: England vs. Australia Edgbaston, Birmingham
Sun, Jun 9 5:15 a.m. Group A: Sri Lanka vs. New Zealand Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Mon, Jun 10 7:45 a.m. Group B: Pakistan vs. South Africa Edgbaston, Birmingham
Tue, Jun 11 5:15 a.m. Group B: India vs. West Indies Kennington Oval, London
Wed, Jun 12 5:15 a.m. Group A: Australia vs. New Zealand Edgbaston, Birmingham
Thu, Jun 13 7:45 a.m. Group A: England vs. Sri Lanka Kennington Oval, London
Fri, Jun 14 5:15 a.m. Group B: West Indies vs. South Africa Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Sat, Jun 15 5:15 a.m. Group B: India vs. Pakistan Edgbaston, Birmingham
Sun, Jun 16 5:15 a.m. Group A: England vs. New Zealand Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Mon, Jun 17 7:45 a.m. Group A: Sri Lanka vs. Australia Kennington Oval, London
Wed, Jun 19 5:15 a.m. Semifinal 1: Group A winner vs. Group B runner-up Kennington Oval, London
Thu, Jun 20 5:15 a.m. Semifinal 2: Group A runner-up vs. Group B winner Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Sun, Jun 23 5:15 a.m. Final: Semifinal 1 winner vs. Semifinal 2 winner Edgbaston, Birmingham

 

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