March 8, 2008

All about ICL and Live telecast Media (TV & IPTV)

ICL is coming in a new form which is called the "ICL 20s Grand Championship" will take place on 9 March to 7 April. In this week two things is coming second time one is the second ICL tournament and the second auction of IPL for selecting players. Both are the talk of the time.

The second ICL will be held in three grounds Panchkula, Gurgaon and Hyderabad and eight teams will take part. In the inaugural ceremony the Grand tournament held on single gourd and 6 teams took. 34 matches will be held in this ICL 20s Grand Championship tournament.

There was huge media coverage about New Zealand Sahne Bond who will take part in the second ICL 20s Grand Championship. Australian pacer Jason Gillespie and Michael Kasprowicz will take part in the tournament. Ahmedabad Rockets and Lahore Badshahs is the new add team this tournament.

The telecast right was achieved by ZEE Sports and it telecast the inaugural Twenty20 tournament. But the second tournament will be telecast by Dubai Based Ten Sports and ZEE Sports too.

The tournament, called the "ICL 20s Grand Championship", runs from March 9 to April 7. Those taking part include Shane Bond, who faces a global ban on his cricket career. The Dubai-based Ten Sports, which recently retained the media rights of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), will telecast all the ICL matches live this time along with Zee Sports

Interesting news for the internet users who are living in India will watch the tournament through IPTV. It is providing by WatchIndia.TV but on demand.

With this announcement, WatchIndia subscribers can log on and watch live programmes from India or catch it on demand for up to 14 days after the live feed for all channels. WatchIndia.TV claims to offer Indian sports, news, entertainment, culture and movies to 30 million NRIs worldwide

So enjoy the second "ICL 20s Grand Championship" tournament.