KARACHI: Pakistanís first and only sports TV channel, Geo Super commemorates another landmark by acquiring exclusive rights to broadcast all the matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 over cable and satellite networks throughout Pakistan.
The much sought after competition is set to commence on Saturday, February 19th 2011. The Pakistan team will begin its campaign on Wednesday, February 23, 2011, against Kenya. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has also confirmed that warm-up matchesof the tournament are due to begin on Friday, 11th February 2011, but it is yet to be confirmed if the organizers are allowing their telecast.
Geo Super, which was launched in 2006, is already attributed to having broadcast more ICC Cricket than any other channel in Pakistan. This recent acquisition, which is also the biggest event of the cricketing world in four years, has added to that tally.
ICC events previously televised live by Geo Super, include the Cricket World Cup 2007, the ICC Champions Trophies of 2007 and 2010, along with the ICC T20 World Cups of 2007, 2009 and 2010. Top quality transmission of these, along with a lot of other international and flagship domestic cricket events has made Geo Super an obvious choice for cricket lovers throughout the country.