T20 World Cup 2016 Free to Air v Foxtel Live TV Cricket Comparison


T20 World Cup of Cricket TV Times

The ICC T20 World Cup will be staged from the opener on March 8 right up until the Final on April 3, when the top two nation’s battle for the rights to hold aloft the Cricket Twenty20 championship trophy.

The 2016 edition of the World Cup will be held across India, and there was great expectations on the hosts who entered as favourites but came up short, as England and West Indies advance to the Finals. Given the quality of the teams competing in the tournament this time out, every match will be intense, and you won’t miss a minute of the action when combining the best of Free to Air coverage with a Trial offer for watching the matches Live on Fox Sports.

2016 T20 World Cup Preview

The World T20 is the pinnacle of ICC Twenty20 competition, with the top sixteen nations divided into two groups, and competing over four intense weeks. While India is the favourite to grab their second title, history shows it won’t be an easy task because no host has ever won the event, and this year may represent the hardest challenge yet.

World Cup TV – Every Match Live

Fortunately for Australian Rugby fans, and those that simply enjoy great sports entertainment, all thirty-five matches of the 2016 tournament will be available on Live television, including seven matches of the T20 World Cup on Free to Air (channel 9). These seven ‘free’ matches include every Australian group game and the finals series.

All seven contests on Free to Air TV, as well as the additional twenty-eight group matches not shown on Channel 9 are available live, and ad-break free during play on Fox Sports, where they can be accessed using the 2 week Free Live TV Trial shown below. This includes frequent match replays on Fox Sports through-out.

Must See T20 Cricket TV – T20 Finals

West Indies will meet England in the T20 World Cup Final, with both nations  looking for their second championship in this form of the game. England secured it’s first T20 title in 2010, while the Windies took the honours in 2012. The sides met early on the tournament and posted a power hitting display, with West Indies prevailing by six wickets when a red-hot Chris Gayle ripped 100 not out from 48 balls

England enters this rematch after taking out New Zealand, with a man of the match showing from batsman Jason Roy, who struck a career best 78 runs off 44 balls to lead his team to a seven wicket win. On the other side, West Indies will enter off a stunning seven wicket victory over tournament favourites and home side India, when producing a magnificent run chase to clinch a place in Sunday’s final.

Sunday 3 April: T20 World Cup Finals

Women’s T20 Final: W. Indies v Australia
Live TV: 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm (Fox Sports 1)

Men’s T20 Final – England v W. Indies
Live TV: 11:30 pm to 3:30 am (Nine/Fox Sports 1)

Shown as Sydney time, adjust for regional differences. England v West Indies T20 World Cup replays available Monday 4 April from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm and Tuesday 5 April from 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm.

Live Streaming and a Free Trial

There will be seven matches of the 2016 T20 World Cup on Free to Air TV, while Fox Sports will broadcast all 35 games Live, in HD, and ad-break free siren to siren during play, as well as full World Cup match Replaysthrough-out.

So if you’re a resident of Australia you may wish to compliment Network Nine’s coverage with Foxtel Play’s Free live TV trial, which will carry every match online*, as well as offering live T20 World Cup streaming to eligible mobile devices using the Foxtel Go app.

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T20 World Cup Live Australian TV: March 8-April 4

Shown as Sydney time, adjust for regional differences. The Fox Sports channels are offered as part of the Foxtel Sports and Entertainment pack:

DateEventTime
Date: Tue Mar 8Event: Zimbabwe v Hong KongTime: 8:30pmFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Wed Mar 9Event: Afghanistan v ScotlandTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Wed Mar 9Event: Bangladesh v NetherlandsTime: 8:30pmFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Thu Mar 10Event: Ireland v OmanTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Thu Mar 10Event: Scotland v ZimbabweTime: 8:30pmFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Fri Mar 11Event: HK v AfghanistanTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Fri Mar 11Event: Netherlands v OmanTime: 8:30pmFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Sat Mar 12Event: Bangladesh v IrelandTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Sat Mar 12Event: Zimbabwe v AfghanistanTime: 8:30pmFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Sun Mar 13Event: Scotland v Hong KongTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Sun Mar 13Event: Netherlands v IrelandTime: 8:30pmFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Mon Mar 14Event: Bangladesh v OmanTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Wed Mar 16Event: India v New ZealandTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Wed Mar 16Event: Pakistan v TBATime: 8:30pmFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Thu Mar 17Event: West Indies v EnglandTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Fri Mar 18Event: Sri Lanka v TBATime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Fri Mar 18Event: Australia v NZTime: 8:30pmFox Sports: yesNine: yes
Date: Sat Mar 19Event: SA v EnglandTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Sun Mar 20Event: India v PakistanTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Sun Mar 20Event: South Africa v TBATime: 8:30pmFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Mon Mar 21Event: Sri Lanka v W. IndiesTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Mon Mar 21Event: Australia v TBATime: 8:30pmFox Sports: yesNine: yes
Date: Wed Mar 23Event: NZ v PakistanTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Wed Mar 23Event: England v TBATime: 8:30pmFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Thu Mar 24Event: India v TBATime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Fri Mar 25Event: Pakistan v AustraliaTime: 8:30pmFox Sports: yesNine: yes
Date: Sat Mar 26Event: South Africa v W. IndiesTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Sat Mar 26Event: New Zealand v TBATime: 8:30pmFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Sun Mar 27Event: Sri Lanka v EnglandTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Sun Mar 27Event: West Indies v TBATime: 8:30pmFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Mon Mar 28Event: India v AustraliaTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: yes
Date: Tue Mar 29Event: South Africa v Sri LankaTime: 1:00amFox Sports: yesNine: no
Date: Thu Mar 31Event: Semi Final 1 TBATime: 12:30amFox Sports: yesNine: yes
Date: Fri Apr 1Event: Semi Final 2 TBATime: 12:30amFox Sports: yesNine: yes
Date: Mon Apr 4Event: Final TBATime: 12:30amFox Sports: yesNine: yes