Must watch on TV: The ICC World Cup is here!
India, Bangladesh, Kenya, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Canada all feature on the first weekend.
Feb 18, 2011 10:13:00 PM | Article | Raahil Chopra
The wait is over. This weekend witnesses the first round of fixtures of the ICC World Cup 2011.
On Saturday, favourites for the tenth edition of the world cup, India take on Bangladesh at Mirpur in Bangladesh. Watch MS Dhoni's team take on the Bangladeshi's on ESPN and STAR Cricket from 14:30 hours. For Hindi commentary tune into STAR Sports at the same time.
On Sunday, Chennai will host the game between New Zealand and Kenya at 09:30 hours. Watch this game Live on ESPN.
Champions from the last time the subcontinent hosted the cricketing event, Sri Lanka take on minnows Canada at 14:30 hours at Hambantota in Sri Lanka. Tune into STAR Sports for this game.
Football fans, have the fifth round of the FA Cup to look forward to.
Chelsea take on Everton at Stamford Bridge in the first game of the weekend. Kick off for this one is at 18:00 hours, Live on Sony Pix.
Watch delayed coverage of Manchester United's game against Crawley in the early hours of Sunday at 01:30 hours, also on Pix.
In the only Barclays Premier League game over the weekend, relegation candidates West Bromwich Albion and Wolverhampton Wanderers go head to head at the Hawthorns from 18:15 hours, Live on ESPN.