Summer Cricket for Dish Network


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.