Summer Cricket for Dish Network

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EchoStar Communications Corp.’s EchoStar Satellite LLC subsidiary acquired the exclusive television and broadband rights to two cricket matches that will take place in England this summer.

The direct-broadcast satellite provider said it will offer the England-Sri Lanka and England-Pakistan matches to cable, DBS and Internet providers.

Live coverage of the nine-match England-Sri Lanka tour will begin May 11 and run through July 2, while live coverage of the 10-match England-Pakistan tour will begin July 13 and run through Sept. 11.