Calypso Kings vs Sultans of Swing West Indies Tour of Pakistan ‘06 live on Ten Sports

8th November: Ten Sports, the regions top sports channel has live and exclusive coverage of the up coming Test series between Pakistan and the West Indies. The three Test series that gets underway on Saturday will see the visitors come up against a new look Pakistan line up.

Inzamam-ul-Haq’s side has been rocked by the loss of Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif, two of their key players. But these will not be the only changes to the side that toured England in the summer. Out go fast bowlers Mohammad Sami and Rana Naved-ul-Hasan plus all-rounder Shahid Afridi and in come rookie fast bowler Samiullah Niazi, debutant slow left-armer Abdur Rehman and opener Yasir Hameed.

West Indies captain Brian Lara knows that with so many changes for the home side this could be his best chance to gain his first series victory on Pakistan soil. It was 16 years ago when a young Lara made his Test debut in Pakistan and he will be looking to show the Pakistan crowds he still has all his batting skills.

And the West Indies will head into the series on a high after reaching the final of the recent ICC Champions Trophy in India.

While there will be two world class teams out on the pitch come Saturday morning in Lahore, there will be another world class line up bringing Ten Sports viewers ball by ball analysis from the commentary booth. Ten Sports regular Sanjay Manjrekar will be joined by Ramiz Raja, Ian Bishop and Jeff Dujon to ensure the very best coverage is brought to Ten Sports viewers.

ABOUT TEN SPORTS: Only launched in April 2002, Taj TV’s Ten Sports is watched by more viewers than any other sports channel in the sub-continent and is available in more than 50 million cable/ satellite households worldwide. In just a short span of three years, Ten Sports has also become the world’s biggest producers of cricket. The Channel broadcasts cricket from Sharjah, the West Indies, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Morocco throughout the Indian sub-continent and Asia, as well as in Europe and the Middle East. Other cricket properties broadcast by Ten Sports in certain territories include internationals from India, the World Cup 2003 and the ICC Champions Trophy 2004.


Murtuza Madraswala – Taj Television India Pvt Ltd, 403 Manish Commercial Complex, Dr. A.B. Road, Mumbai, India. Tel no: +91 22 6662 3101; Fax no: +91 22 6662 629; Email: or visit

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