TORONTO, ON (April 4, 2012) – Sportsnet World steps up to deliver ‘wicket’ coverage of one of the most highly anticipated cricket tournaments on the calendar – Indian Premier League presented by CIBC. Sportsnet World, the premier destination for cricket fans, is home to IPL 2012 group stage matches and playoffs – featuring the most talented players in the world, led by Ravindra Jadeja and Chris Gayle.
Coverage begins on Thursday, April 5 as the Delhi Daredevils host the Kolkata Knight Riders at 10:30 a.m. ET / 7:30 a.m. PT on Sportsnet World. The heated two-month tournament culminates with the Championship Final on Sunday, May 27 at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT (tape delay) on Sportsnet World.
In addition to IPL, Sportsnet World is also the home to the International Cricket Council’s biggest events, continuing Sportsnet’s four-year multiplatform agreement with ESPN STAR Sports, signed last year. The exclusive Canadian media agreement includes eight major international tournaments on Sportsnet World, leading up to the world’s premiere cricket event – the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
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