Arguably the best footballer of this generation, fresh from winning the UEFA Golden Boot Award for the 2010-11 season, Lionel Messi sets his foot for the first time on Indian soil in an encounter between South American rivals, Argentina and Venezuela in Kolkata’s famous Salt Lake Stadium. For those who can't make it to Kolkata, catch the game, Live on ESPN at 19:00 hours, later today.
After a humiliating white-wash in the Test series , India try to salvage some pride by taking on the newly crowned number one team, England at Chester-le-Street. Catch the action LIVE on Star Cricket on Saturday at 14:45 hours.
Further, for tennis fans there’s the US Open. Catch action from the Flushing Meadows, Live from 21:30 hours on Ten Sports.