BT Sport have declared a offer to show England cricket in the West Indies and New Zealand – with the action set to commence this month as the women’s side travel to Christchurch for their initial ODI.
The broadcaster has secured a multi-calendar year agreement to air all men’s and women’s domestic and intercontinental action in the two regions – with Joe Root’s aspect established to journey to the Caribbean next yr in search of revenge after their loss to the West Indies in 2019.
Apart from England, their package will include things like West Indies getting on Sri Lanka in February and March 2022, when the hosts will also welcome South Africa, Australia and Pakistan more than the summer season.
In the meantime, Eire are also set to participate in the Windies for 3 One particular Working day and a few T20 internationals following calendar year.
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BT is seeking to phase up its cricket coverage and has currently shown matches from New Zealand after airing their Take a look at victory about Pakistan – and is established to broadcast their collection in opposition to Australia in February as perfectly as the pay a visit to of Bangladesh the subsequent thirty day period.
Rachel Knight, of BT Sport, claimed: ‘We want to deliver consumers with the very best sport from across the globe, so we are delighted to insert the England men’s and women’s cricket teams to our line up.
‘In addition to some hugely essential and engaging Test and T20 Intercontinental matches around the following 18 months, the new legal rights in New Zealand and West Indies will see the world’s top cricketers routinely on BT Activity.’