Espn and Starsports, both sports channels, made their name by broadcasting cricket in India as rivals. Then, they merged and produced another channel = starcricket. Now as days, Espn concentrates on football/soccer while starsports handles formula one, tennis and lesser important EPL games. Cricket is left for starcricket, 24 hours.
In year 2010, ESPN-Star combo aka starcricket will be broadcasting various live cricket matches from around the world and here's a list of all of them :-
Pakistan in Australia : 2009 tour continues onto new year with 5 ODI series and a concluding twenty20 International.
West Indies in Australia : is another tour to watch out for. Both Windies and Aussies love fast bowling and attacking shots, and will go head to head for a 5 ODI series and twin T20 games. Remamber Windies finish 3 test series in Nov-Dec 2009 itself.
Twenty20 World cup 2010 : will be live on starcricket as ESPN-Star is the home broadcaster of all ICC cricket tournaments. West Indies will host the championship in month of April 2010.
Bangladesh in England : is a small tour which will be live on Starcricket for fans in India. Bangladesh will play 2 tests and 3 one day match series versus England to kick off their new season.
Australia vs England, 7 ODI series : is new addition. Australia, who lost Ashes but won ODI series 6-1 in 2009, return in year 2010 to play another 7 ODI series in England, in month of June.
Bangladesh in Australia : is also on the list with Bangla tigers playing 2 tests and 3 one day internationals downunder. Starcricket will broadcast the matches in India live, starting early in the morning.
West Indies in England : will be third team visiting UK in summer of 2010. West Indies are scheduled to play 3 tests, 5 ODI series in England in month of July to August before moving to Srilanka for anotehr full cricket tour.
England in Australia : the Ashes 2011. This time in Aussie den. Start cricket will show the Ashes 2011 matches live in India and also the following one day series and twenty20 games between the two arch rival teams.
Note : Champions league T20 and The under-19 world cups belong to starcricket. Asia cup, another one day cricket tournament played by all cricket playing nations in Asia, will be live on starcricket.