Raahil Chopra
Mar 19, 2011

Must watch on TV: The ICC World Cup, Barclays Premier League and more

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Must watch on TV: The ICC World Cup, Barclays Premier League and more

 

Action from the cricket world cup faces a direct relation with the outside temperature, as a rise in the outside temperature is accompanied by a rise in the action from the cricketing grounds.
 
After England beat the West Indies last night, Bangladesh will need to beat South Africa to ensure a quarter final berth in the 2011 World Cup. A win for South Africa will not only eliminate the Bangladeshis, they'll also finish with top spot in group B. Watch this game on Saturday from 09:00 hours, Live on ESPN.
 
Also on Saturday sees a repeat of the World Cup final from 1999, as Australia take on the unpredictable Pakistanis. Australia are unbeaten at the World Cup since 1999 and ironically Pakistan were the last team to beat them. Will they be able to repeat that performance? Watch the game, Live on STAR Cricket and STAR Sports from 14:30 hours onwards.
 
On Sunday, minnows Zimbabwe take on Kenya in the first game of the day, which starts at 09:00 hours.
 
In the second game of the day, India take on West Indies at Chennai. If Bangladesh do beat the South Africans, West Indies will need a victory over the Indians to qualify. A loss by a margin less than 100 runs for India, would also be sufficient to qualify for the quarter finals. Watch this game on STAR Cricket and STAR Sports from 14:30 hours.
 
For football fans, there's a full round of Barclays Premier League action.
 
Action for the weekend kicks off on Saturday when, West Ham United will make the short trip to North London to take on Tottenham Hotspur. Kickoff for this one is at 18:10 hours.
 
League leaders Manchester United will be looking to get back to winning ways in the Barclays Premier League when they take on Bolton Wanderers. This game starts at 20:30 hours.
 
On Sunday, Liverpool, fresh from their exit in the Europa League, will take on Sunderland. Catch kickoff for this game at 19:00 hours.
 
The big game this weekend sees, third take on fourth, as Manchester City take on Chelsea at the City of Manchester stadium at 21:30 hours.
 
All the games will be telecast Live on ESPN.
 
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Source:
Campaign India

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