Raahil Chopra
Apr 21, 2010

Sports on TV: The IPL Climax

Its finals time at the DLF IPL. A six week long, 60 match journey is finally coming to an end this weekend. On Saturday, the Deccan Charges lock horns with the Royal Challengers from Bangalore. These two teams faced each other in the finals last year, but this year the winner will have to settle with the last champions league spot.On Sunday, there’s the finals! The Sachin Tendulkar led Mumbai Indians will face the MS Dhoni led Chennai Super Kings. Both the matches are going to be played at the DY Patil Sports Academy starting at 20:00hrs on SET Max.

Sports on TV: The IPL Climax

Its finals time at the DLF IPL. A six week long, 60 match journey is finally coming to an end this weekend. On Saturday, the Deccan Charges lock horns with the Royal Challengers from Bangalore. These two teams faced each other in the finals last year, but this year the winner will have to settle with the last champions league spot.

On Sunday, there’s the finals! The Sachin Tendulkar led Mumbai Indians will face the MS Dhoni led Chennai Super Kings. Both the matches are going to be played at the DY Patil Sports Academy starting at 20:00hrs on SET Max.

In football, there’s a full round of Barclays Premier League fixtures to look forward to.

The action kicks off at 17:10hrs on Saturday, when title contenders Manchester United host high flying Tottenham Hotspur. Arsenal will look to seek revenge of their 4-2 loss to Manchester City earlier on in the season, when the two teams meet at the Emirates in London. This game will kickoff at 21:55. Both the games are live on ESPN.

On Sunday, the actions kicks off 16:25hrs with the Birmingham derby, as Aston Villa host Birmingham city. At 20:25, title favourites Chelsea, will host Stoke City. Both the games are live on ESPN.

Meanwhile on Star Sports at 19:25hrs, lowly Burnley will face Liverpool.

In Golf there’s the ongoing Ballantine’s Championship. Catch all the action from the last two days of the tournament in Korea on STAR Sports from 08:30hrs onwards on Saturday and Sunday.

Also there's Storyboard to watch over the weekend.

In its third edition the Indian Premier League has taken down one union minister, may claim the head of its Commissioner and Chairman and has brought out of the shadows the politics that's always powered Indian cricket.

On Storyboard this week, the IPL's biggest advertisers react to all the drama unfolding off the field. Ravinder Zutshi of Samsung, Lloyd Mathias of Tata Teleservices, Shailendra Singh of Percept and Unni Krishnan of Brand Finance will share if this is going to take a toll on advertiser confidence in the IPL. Tune in to Storyboard at 8:30 am and 2:30 pm on Saturday and 11:30 am on Sunday on CNBC TV18.

More for the weekend

Things We Like: Howitshouldhaveended.com

Taproot India's Chintan Ruparel shares his weekend plan

Friday box-office: Bird Idol

Mumbai's Queer Film Festival: Lisa Ray's 'I Can't Think Straight'

Source:
Campaign India

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