ST JOHN’S, Antigua – West Indies cricket fans around the region and all across the world will be able to have full access to the upcoming series against Ireland. Cricket West Indies, through its regional and international broadcast partners have ensured that a global audience of close to 100 million will be able to capture the action on television, radio, mobile and tablet.
The home side will take on Ireland in the three-match Colonial Medical Insurance ODI Series and the three-match Sandals T20I Series. The TV commentary team will feature a contemporary line-up of former West Indies cricketers including Ian Bishop, Daren Sammy, Darren Ganga and Samuel Badree, supported by former Irish wicket-keeper/batsman Niall O’Brien.
Viewers in the Caribbean can tune into Flow Sports, the regional Caribbean cable network for the matches from January 7 to 19. In North America, Willow TV will be airing the matches with full distribution also via Dish TV. In the Indian sub-continent, fans will be able to watch on FanCode, with Sky Sports providing coverage in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe. In the southern hemisphere, fans in Sub-Saharan Africa can tune into SuperSport with Fox Sports and Sky New Zealand showing the full series in Australia and New Zealand respectively. For all other countries, the West Indies YouTube channel will be providing live ball-by-ball coverage.
CWI knows how Caribbean fans love cricket on the radio and is working with Line & Length Network to provide live ball-by-ball radio commentary for all six matches. The radio team will feature Barry Wilkinson, Tino Best and Ireland’s John Kenny as part of the commentary panel. This will be live for the first time on the www.windiescricket.com website as well as on Tag FM in Trinidad, GBN in Grenada, The Wave in Saint Lucia and CBC in Barbados with other stations to be confirmed.
Full Match Schedule
Tuesday, Jan 7: 1st Colonial Medical Insurance ODI – Kensington Oval, Barbados
Thursday, Jan 9: 2nd Colonial Medical Insurance ODI – Kensington Oval
Sunday, Jan 12: 3rd Colonial Medical Insurance ODI – Grenada National Stadium, Grenada
Wednesday, Jan 15: 1st Sandals Resorts T20I – Grenada National Stadium
Saturday, Jan 18: 2nd Sandals Resorts T20I – Warner Park, St Kitts
Sunday, Jan 19: 3rd Sandals Resorts T20I – Warner Park