Dish Chirps About Exclusive Cricket


EchoStar Communications Corp.’s Dish Network secured exclusive rights to broadcast the Holland Cup and The International Cricket Council 2004 Champions Trophy via broadband, the direct-broadcast satellite provider said Friday.

The two cricket tournaments are available via Dish’s Web site ( as a bundled package for $249.95, or fans can order just the Holland Cup for $99.95.

The matches will air Aug. 21 and run through September, with replays in October.

Entriq Inc. will provide security, billing and customer care for the broadband content.