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Sri Lanka vs West Indies TV Guide, Schedule, Squads, SL v WI, 2021

Sri Lanka vs West Indies TV Guide, Schedule, Squads, SL v WI, 2021

FanCode, India’s first multi-sport aggregator platform by Dream Sports, has partnered with West Indies Cricket (WI) to exclusively live stream all the cricket matches from the three-match T20 International and three-match one-day international (ODI) and two-match test series between Sri Lanka and West Indies in India. FanCode will provide a comprehensive digital experience to cricket fans through an array of features such as live streaming with interactive data overlays, real-time highlights, interactive live scores with multimedia commentary, and even provide India’s first customized commentary for fantasy sports users. This comprehensive digital experience of series will be available through FanCode’s industry-first offering – Match Pass and Tour Pass.

SuperSport to telecast live coverage of West Indies vs Sri Lanka three-match test, three-match T20I and three-match one-day series in South Africa. Cricket West Indies (CWI) signed four-year broadcast rights agreement with SuperSport securing the rights to West Indies Cricket until the end of 2024 in sub-Saharan Africa. With the multi-year agreement, SuperSport to provide exclusive live coverage of all West Indies international home matches and domestic tournaments played in the Caribbean on television and their digital platforms (Website, App).

Cricket viewers in the United States can watch Sri Lanka cricket team’s tour of West Indies on ESPN+. In the United Kingdom, TV coverage will be shown exclusively live on BT Sport. BT Sport has acquired a free-to-air rights package that includes daily highlights of international matches played in West Indies. BT Sport has bagged exclusive telecast rights for all West Indies International played in New Zealand; they also acquired OTT (Audio, Video, and other media services via the internet) right. UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has signed a five-year deal for exclusive rights to all of the West Indies cricket team’s home matches, with an agreement to show all men’s and women’s domestic and international cricket from West Indies.

For New Zealand audience’s, SKY Sport NZ is the official broadcaster, they can tune to SKY for the live coverage of series. Cricket West Indies (CWI) has signed with Sky New Zealand for the exclusive live coverage to all West Indies home matches played in the Caribbean. The agreement includes both television and digital rights that means Sky Sport New Zealand including its Sky Go mobile app and Sky Now app will offer live coverage and highlights of televised West Indies home series.

News-Talk Radio Guyana 103. 1 FM has acquired the rights to broadcast the radio commentary of the series against Sri Lanka. Flow Sports acquired exclusive television and digital broadcaster in the Caribbean for the series against Sri Lanka. Cricket viewers in the Caribbean region can watch the live broadcast on Flow Sports and their new Flow Sports App. Those who miss the game can watch short and long-form highlights through Flow Sports and the Windies Cricket YouTube channel after the completion of each match.

Cricket viewers in the touring nation Sri Lanka will be able to watch the first CGI Insurance T20I live on the Windies Cricket YouTube channel, while the remainder of the series will broadcast via free-to-air state broadcaster Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) and Universal Link Ceylon, who will be licensing the tour to satellite TV, digital and radio stations in Sri Lanka. Bangladesh viewers can tune to Rabbitholebd Sports YouTube channel and the Toffee App for match coverage.

Bangladesh and West Indies will play two tests, three-match One-Day International (ODI), and three-match T20I series scheduled to be held in March 03 and April 02 at two venues: Coolidge Cricket Ground and Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.

West Indies v Sri Lanka TV Channel Listings, WI vs SL, 2021

  • BT Sport is also available on Virgin Media, Sky UK, Plusnet, TalkTalk TV, eir Vision, Now TV
  • SKY Sport NZ is also available on Vodafone TV, Sky Go, Sky Sport Now
  • ATN Cricket Plus is also available on Rogers Cable, Shaw Cable, Bell Fibe TV, Optik TV, VMedia

TV Channels

India
FanCode
UK BT Sport (BT Sport 1, 2)
New Zealand SKY Sport NZ
Sub-Saharan Africa
SuperSport
USA ESPN+
Carribean Flow Sports
Canada ATN Cricket Plus
Sri Lanka Rupavahini (SLRC), Universal Link Ceylon
Bangladesh Rabbitholebd Sports YouTube channel, Toffee App

Digital

FanCode, SKY Go, Windies Cricket’s YouTube Channel

SuperSport (Sub-Saharan Africa): Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros Islands, Congo, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti , Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Swaziland, Tanzania, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, St Helena, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaire and Zimbabwe

FlowSports: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, The Cayman Islands, Cuba, Curacao, Dominican Replublic, Dominica, Estatius, Grench Guiana, Grenada, Guadaloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Monserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Saba, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Eustatius, Saint Martin, Sint Maarten, St Kitts, St Lucia, St Martin, St Nevis, St Vincent, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos.

LIVE on Windies Cricket YouTube Channel: Australia, Pakistan, Middle East, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, PNG.

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Countries – Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, and Yemen.

Live Radio (Caribbean)

  • Caribbean Broadcast Network – The Caribbean Superstation 90.9FM (BVI)
  • GBN and Real FM (Grenada)
  • CBC, 105 Vibe CT, 106 Sangeet FM (Barbados)
  • KLAS FM 89 (Jamaica)
  • News-Talk Radio (Guyana)
  • ABS (Antigua)
  • Hot like pepper (Trinidad & Tobago)
  • Vibes Radio (Dominica)
  • Listen Radio Coverage on YouTube (Worldwide)

Full Schedule as follows:

Date: March 03, 2021
Match: Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 1st T20I
Venue: Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua
Time: 03:30 AM IST, 10:00 PM GMT, 06:00 PM LOCAL

Date: March 05, 2021
Match: Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 2nd T20I
Venue: Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua
Time: 03:30 AM IST, 10:00 PM GMT, 06:00 PM LOCAL

Date: March 07, 2021
Match: Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 3rd T20I
Venue: Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua
Time: 03:30 AM IST, 10:00 PM GMT, 06:00 PM LOCAL

Date: March 10, 2021
Match: Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 1st ODI
Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
Time: 07:00 PM IST, 01:30 PM GMT, 09:30 AM LOCAL

Date: March 12, 2021
Match: Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 2nd ODI
Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
Time: 07:00 PM IST, 01:30 PM GMT, 09:30 AM LOCAL

Date: March 14, 2021
Match: Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 3rd ODI
Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
Time: 11:00 PM IST, 05:30 PM GMT, 01:30 PM LOCAL

Date: March 17 – March 18, 2021
Match: Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 2-day practice match
Venue: Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua
Time: 07:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT, 10:00 AM LOCAL

Date: March 21 – March 25, 2021
Match: Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 1st Test
Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
Time: 07:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT, 10:00 AM LOCAL

Date: March 29 – April 02, 2021
Match: Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 2nd Test
Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
Time: 07:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT, 10:00 AM LOCAL

Team Squads

West Indies ODI Squad: Kieron Pollard (captain), Nicholas Pooran, Shai Hope, Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Evin Lewis, Kyle Mayers, Jason Mohammed, Romario Shepherd, Kevin Sinclair

West Indies T20I Squad: Kieron Pollard (captain), Nicholas Pooran, Fabian Allen Dwayne Bravo, Akeal Hosein, Fidel Edwards, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, Evin Lewis, Obed McCoy, Rovman Powell, Lendl Simmons, Kevin Sinclair

Sri Lanka T20I and ODI Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne (ODI captain), Dasun Shanaka, Danushka Gunathilake, Akila Dananajaya, Pathum Nissanka, Ashen Bandara, Oshada Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews (Stand-in T20I Captain), Niroshan Dickwella, Thisara Perera, Kamindu Mendis, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis, Nuwan Pradeep, Asitha Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan, Dilshan Madushanka, Suranga Lakmal

Angelo Mathews has been appointed as Sri Lanka’s stand-in captain for the T20I series in the West Indies. Mathews steps in for Dasun Shanaka whose travel plans stand delayed owing to visa issues (He lost his previous passport, which had a valid visa for the USA stamped on it). Shanaka was newly appointed the captain of Sri Lankan team for the series but was unable to travel with the team to Caribbean. He will join the side once the visa issues are resolved.

In the previous series, West Indies beat Sri Lanka in both T20 games but overall records still in favor of Sri Lanka but having home advantage and the presence of players like Pollard and Pooran, this twenty20 series will be challenging for the visitors. Sri Lankan side have better winning against the Caribbean side in all three formats. Here is the head to head records between WI and SL before this series:

In T20I

  • Overall Matches: 11
  • Sri Lanka Won: 6
  • West Indies Won: 5

In ODI’s

  • Overall Matches: 60
  • Sri Lanka Won: 29
  • West Indies Won: 28
  • No Result: 3

In Tests

  • Overall Matches: 20
  • Sri Lanka Won: 9
  • West Indies Won: 4
  • Drawn: 7
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