OSN will host a lineup of legendary cricketers in Dubai, who will provide expert analyses during the ICC Champions Trophy, live from the OSN studios. This complements the live and exclusive coverage of all 15 matches from the tournament only on OSN Sport Cricket HD beginning on June 1.
Cricket fans also have the option of enjoying the action on-the-go on the online TV platform, OSN Play.
Hosted by veteran sports presenter Jim Rosenthal, OSN’s studio panel will see legendary England batsman and Ashes winner Michael Vaughan once again giving his expert views alongside ex-Pakistan coach and fast bowler Waqar Younis. Delhi Daredevils’ captain and Indian fast bowler Zaheer Khan; and West Indian all-rounder as well as winning captain of two ICC World T20 tournaments, and winner of 2017 Pakistan Super League, Darren Sammy complete the line up.
Andy Warkman, SVP, Sport & Sports Production, said: “As the home of cricket in the region, OSN takes pride in delivering a panel of pundits that resonate with our diverse audience and who add extra value to our OSN’s live and exclusive coverage of the ICC Champions Trophy.
"We have a world class team of experts who will provide a unique insight and most of all entertain our subscribers during the most eagerly awaited cricket tournament of the year, assuring a huge qualitative difference for cricket-lovers.”
The live analysis of this year’s tournament will feature the panel of cricket legends speaking directly from OSN’s Dubai studios. They will analyse on-pitch action and share their expertise from the first match to the last.
The first match will see England battle Bangladesh from 12.30pm, UAE time and on June 4 the massive India v Pakistan game will be shown live from 12.30pm, UAE time only on OSN Sport Cricket HD .
OSN Sports Cricket HD is a 24/7 high definition cricket channel covering all the major series and tournaments including the IPL, The Ashes and ICC World T20.