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ESPN-STAR to telecast warm-up matches of T20 World C'ship

cricket Updated: May 30, 2009 14:50 IST

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The official broadcasters of the World Twenty20 Championships -- ESPN STAR Sports -- will also telecast live the warm-up matches preceding the mega-event that starts June 5 in England.

The first warm-up match is between Ireland and Holland at Lord's, London on June 1. Defending champions India also play their practice match the same day against New Zealand at Lord's.

Australia and Pakistan will also be seen in action on June 1 against Bangladesh and South Africa respectively at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

The practice matches will wind up on June 3 and the tournament will officially start with hosts England taking on minnows The Netherlands at Lord's, London on June 5.