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My fiance wants me to find out how he can watch cricket when he gets here. Has anyone found a channel that broadcasts cricket matches? If so, what channel and what cable company? I currently have Time Warner but I'm willing to make change.

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Check to see what types of international and sports programming is offered by Time Warner in your service area. This can usually be found on their website.

Also, do some research regarding what is offered via satellite . DirectTv and Dish Network are the 2 major providers.


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I usually just watch the match I want over a webstream online.

http://sportsleech.com/index.php

You can easily hook up a PC/Laptop to your HD tv nowadays. Just need a simple VGA cord and your good to go!

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DISH TV has Willow Cricket channel which broadcasts cricket in the US. I purchased the package during the World Cup earlier this year. The monthly channel rate is $15, I think. You can also buy it online and watch it on your computer.

There are also tons of websites where you can watch the games for free or pay a nominal monthly fee (for better quality, no buffering etc). I have an enormous list of websites to go to when a India game is on.

Having access to watching cricket matches was one of my major concerns before moving to the US in 2005 -- I am huge cricket fan and even my nickname is a tribute to the maestro, Sachin Tendulkar -- and I have researched this issue thoroughly. :)

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World Cup was awesome this year. I was in India from the beginning and watched the end here in the US. I wish I was in India at the time when we won. My wife was telling me people were going nuts all over the place! lol


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As a Yorkshire fan, I'm happy to avoid cricket at the moment.


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My fiance was worried about this also as he was grooming to be a pro Cricket player and is very well known in his area as an excellent Cricket player. We've even investigated local Cricket clubs in my area here in the states and we've found a couple that he's going to check into once he's here! Anyways, I have Comcast and they offer a Neo Cricket channel in both Hindi and English that shows most or all of the Cricket games.

This is the channel website: http://www.neosports.tv/

I got to watch the beginning of the World Cup while in India also this year and yes, it was quite exciting and my first brush with Cricket. I must say, I enjoy it a lot and I can't wait to see my fiance play!

Best of luck to you!!


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Some matches are shown here in good quality.

It's ESPN coverage of cricket.

http://www.espncricinfo.com/


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Why would you want to watch such rubbish, your in America need to have him watch baseball, football or basketball.

Dipu said to tell you that's kind of like asking an Israeli not to speak Hebrew in America :)

You can take India out of an Indian but you can't take cricket out of an Indian...cricket is the heart and soul of India and unites Indians around the world!


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Embassy Rcvd : 2011-05-08

Pack 3 Rcvd : 2011-05-11

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Interview : 2011-08-03

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Why would you want to watch such rubbish, your in America need to have him watch baseball, football or basketball.

Born and raised in America and I watch Cricket... biggrin.gif


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Interview: 11-10-2011

Interview Status: Approved
Visa In Hand: 11-10-2011

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Dipu said to tell you that's kind of like asking an Israeli not to speak Hebrew in America :)

You can take India out of an Indian but you can't take cricket out of an Indian...cricket is the heart and soul of India and unites Indians around the world!

I love watching Kirpal get all hyped up while watching a cricket match. It's hilarious because he's typically such a calm, mellow guy. Indians and cricket. You just can't have one without the other :)

On the flip side, Kirpal has turned into a Steelers fan. He gets excited when something cool happens even though he still doesn't understand the rules completely laughing.gif Although in all fairness, I'm not the renowned expert on cricket either.

Now if only I could turn him into an Ohio State fan whistling.gif


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I love watching Kirpal get all hyped up while watching a cricket match. It's hilarious because he's typically such a calm, mellow guy. Indians and cricket. You just can't have one without the other :)

On the flip side, Kirpal has turned into a Steelers fan. He gets excited when something cool happens even though he still doesn't understand the rules completely laughing.gif Although in all fairness, I'm not the renowned expert on cricket either.

Now if only I could turn him into an Ohio State fan whistling.gif

Tell him I lived in the horseshoe for 6 months when it was still a dorm. The room sucked but at least I can say I lived in the OSU stadium!


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Consulate : New Delhi, India

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Pack 3 Rcvd : 2011-05-11

Pack 3 Sent : 2011-06-23

Pack 4 Rcvd : 2011-07-08

Interview : 2011-08-03

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Whooo Hooo! Go Buckeyes!


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NVC- (29 Days)
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NVC Case Closed: 08-23-2011
Medical/VFS/Interview
Interview Date Recieved: 09-02-2011
Medical Completed: 09-16-2011
VFS Fees Paid and Documents Submitted: 10-21-2011
Interview: 11-10-2011

Interview Status: Approved
Visa In Hand: 11-10-2011

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P.O.E- Chicago, IL: 12-16-11
Recieved Welcome Letter: 01-03-2012
Received Green Card: 01-19-2012
Re-applied for SSN: 01-23-2012
Received SSN: 01-27-2012

Apply for Removal of Conditions: 09-17-13

ROC- (112 Days)

I-751 Sent (CSC): 11-22-13

Check Cashed: 11-27-13

I-751 NOA1: 11-30-13

Biometrics: 12-23-13
Case Status: Approved
Green Card Issued: 3-14-14

Green Card In Hand: 3-20-14

CITIZENSHIP

Apply For N-400: 1-28-15

Check Cashed: 02-5-15

NOA: 02-11-15

Biometrics: 03-2-15

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Interview: 07-20-15

Interview Status: Approved

Oath Ceremony: 08-20-15

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Tell him I lived in the horseshoe for 6 months when it was still a dorm. The room sucked but at least I can say I lived in the OSU stadium!

As an OSU fan, that is fantastic! cool.gif

I'm hoping when I take him into the horseshoe for the first time "Buckeye Fever" will latch onto him.

Hopefully next year will be better than this disappointing season headbonk.gif

Whooo Hooo! Go Buckeyes!

So happy to see fellow OSU fans! Go Bucks! (Michigan sucks!) devil.gif


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