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ARY and PTV scoops rights of ICC for Pakistan – to be shown on Pakistan’s first HD channel A-Sports


“A sports” a full spectrum HD sports channel is launching on the 16th of October 2021. This is amazing news for our sports fans who have been waiting for such a platform to be able to fulfill their sporting needs for a very long time.

This will bring all ICC events, including the Twenty20 World Cup 2021, to audiences here in Pakistan in their full glory.

A Sports HD. The channel is set to change the very landscape of sports programming in Pakistan. Cricket superstar, Waseem Akram is slated to be the President of the channel. The launch date for A Sports is set as Saturday 16th October 2021, with one of its first privileges being of broadcasting the Twenty20 Cricket World Cup 2021 in HD quality. The group stages for the tournament will begin on 17th October 2021, with the big Pakistan-India clash scheduled for 24th October. The ARY Network and Pakistan Television have acquired the broadcast rights for ICC events for the next three years.

A Sports HD will feature a flagship cricket show ‘The Pavilion’ hosted by Fakhar e Alam and feature cricketing giants such as Waseem Akram, Waqar Younis, Misbah ul Haq, and Wahab Riaz. Besides cricket, A Sports HD will also feature a variety of local and international sports broadcasts, commentaries, talk shows, and much more. This channel will also organize and promote sporting events at grass root levels to raise the level of sports talent in Pakistan and shine the light on aspiring athletes. The launch of A Sports is yet another milestone in the promotion of and access to quality sports programming to the Pakistani and international audience.

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