India-NZ series being telecast live in US

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Mumbai: Cricket-loving public in the United States would now be able to watch India-New Zealand series “live,” following a deal between Nimbus Communications and US-based cable services provided Comcast Corporation.

The launch of the 24-hour NEO Cricket channel in the US will enable Comcast customers to watch all international and domestic cricket matches played in India “live,” a Nimbus release said.

The immediate matches that people of the US would see are India’s upcoming home series of three Tests and five ODIs against New Zealand and the 2010-11 Ranji Trophy competition that has began from November 1.

“Comcast is the first cable provider to bring a 24-7 cricket offering to US cricket fans,” said David Jensen, vice president of Content Acquisition, Comcast.

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