|Pehla and Firstnet bring the biggest ever tournament in the history of the game – ICC World Cup 2007, live from the West Indies to their cricket-loving subscribers in the region. All the matches from this thrilling tournament will be telecast live exclusively on Fox Sports from March 13, 2007 to April 28, 2006. Featuring action-packed matches in Caribbean, the series will witness the top 16 teams in an all-out battle for the ultimate glory.
The ICC Cricket World Cup is about moments that can’t be described, but only experienced. Such moments are etched in the memory of all cricket fans, and make their four-year long wait worthwhile. Now the waiting is over! With less than 62 days away from the Opening Ceremony, the anticipation surrounding the event is overwhelming. And Pehla is sparing no effort to host the best Cricket World Cup ever in befitting style.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Vinod DMello, Executive Vice President – Group Strategy and Planning, Arab Digital Distribution says, “With the help of the subscribers and the business partners we have reached major milestones last year with the telecast of world class events like ICC Championship Trophy, Ashes, India tour to South Africa and much more.. ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 is going to be an amazing experience no one will want to miss.”
He added,” To ensure ease of subscription during World Cup, we request all our new and old subscribers to start renewing and get connected now to avoid last minute hassles. Our consistent efforts to improve our services has helped us bring the best to our viewers. And as we step into the New Year we’d like to assure our subscribers that the high quality of our services will only be further enhanced”.
Watch the first sensational match of 2007 Cricket World Cup between hosts West Indies and Pakistan at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica on 13 March. After the group stages, the top two teams from each group will advance to the Super 8 stage where teams will play each of the remaining teams - except the team that advanced from their own group. Four teams will advance to the semi-finals which will take place in Jamaica on 24 April and St Lucia on 25 April. The final will take place at the Kensington Oval in Barbados on 28 April.
In all, 51 matches will be played over the 47 days. The broadcasters are leaving no stone unturned to make this World Cup a memory you will cherish with dedicated channels, expert analysis and extensive information on teams and players. It doesn’t get bigger than this and if you don’t want to miss the epic clashes in the exotic locations in the West Indies get connected to Pehla before the rush starts.
Subscribers can expect to see many exciting promotional activities as we draw closer to the tournament. The anticipation levels for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 are shooting up and cricket fans across the GCC countries are already getting connected to avoid the last-minute rush on the eve of the World Cup.