T20 World Cup 2012 TV Broadcast & Live Streaming in USA, Canada
The 2012 ICC World Twenty20 is the fourth ICC World Twenty20 competition, an international Twenty20 cricket tournament that is being held in Sri Lanka from September 18 to October 7, 2012.The schedule has been posted by International Cricket Council (ICC). This is the first World Twenty20 tournament held in an Asian country, the last three being held in South Africa, England and the West Indies, respectively. Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga has been chosen as the event ambassador of the tournament by ICC. The format has four groups of three teams in a preliminary round. India and England are in the same group and were joined by the runner up of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Afghanistan. The champions of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Ireland, are in a group with West Indies and Australia. Sri Lanka, South Africa and Zimbabwe, and Pakistan, New Zealand and Bangladesh are the other two groups.
ESS has a 50-50 joint venture between two major satellite and cable broadcasters in the world. This is Asia’s only complete content provider and sports broadcaster. It delivers a variety of regional as well as international sports. ESS has 15 networks in 24 countries, which are ESPN Asia, ESPN India, ESPN China, ESPN Taiwan, ESPN Philippines, ESPN Singapore, ESPN Hong Kong, MBC-ESPN (Korea), STAR Cricket, STAR Sports India, STAR Sports Asia, STAR Sports Hong Kong, STAR Sports Southeast Asia, STAR Sports Taiwan and STAR Sports Singapore.
STAR Cricket is a part of ESPN-STAR network. It is 24-hour cricket channel, which majorly targets the Indian audiences. Fox International Channels and STAR TV own this channel. This channel showcases all the cricket action taking place globally and broadcasts it live. One can also prerecord the regional and international cricket events. One can also gain access to magazines, reality shows and cricket news updates. It is STAR Sports’ spin-off cricket channel.