Two new high definition (HD) channels are being launched in
The Test at Lords is the 2,000th Test match in history of the game, the 100th between the two sides and, as the organisers put it, “the start of a skirmish that has the world number one ranking at stake”.
It also sees Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar come to the match on a stunning 99 international hundreds. These factors are all likely drivers for a large audience share for the launch of Star Cricket HD.
Following the action in
Through July, ESPN HD will also broadcast the Hungarian Formula 1 (F1) Grand Prix, GP2 Series and events including the US Senior Open Golf, and Major League Basketball. Then, in mid-August, the English Premier League ushers in a new season of football on ESPN HD.
"We see huge potential for the HD channels in