The UK's largest free-to-air channel, Channel 4, will be showing the T20 World Cup final, with England taking on Pakistan on Sunday, 16th June.The
The UK’s largest free-to-air channel, Channel 4, will be showing the T20 World Cup final, with England taking on Pakistan on Sunday, 16th June.
The match, which will be held in India and officiated by the International Cricket Council, promises to be an historic occasion. For the first time in cricketing history, the two nations from opposite sides of the cricketing divide are coming together and the anticipation of fans across both countries is palpable.
England, led by Eoin Morgan, are looking to extend their T20 series unbeaten streak to 8 matches, taking them one step closer to the cup. Pakistan, on the other hand, will be drawing inspiration from their previous World Cup triumph in 2009 and looking to upset the four-time world champions.
As viewers will join the action from home, Channel 4, in association with its official broadcast partners, Star India and SKY in the UK, are set to create an unprecedented viewing experience. With a range of interactive features, including polls, match analytics, near-live videos and a scorecard streaming through the match page, Channel 4 wants to ensure that viewers across the UK can be part of the biggest cricket event taking place this year.
Along with the coverage on the channel and online, all the action can also be followed on social media, using the #T20WorldCup hashtag on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. So, make sure to tune in to Channel 4 on Sunday to support you favourite nation, and immerse yourself in what promises to be a thrilling encounter.
T20 World Cup Final: England vs Pakistan To Be Shown on Channel 4 in UK
The most anticipated match of the Twenty20 World Cup is just days away, with England set to face Pakistan in the big final. Channel 4 in the UK has confirmed it will broadcast this historic event for all sports fans in the United Kingdom, with pre-session coverage beginning at 5.30pm BST.
The high-stakes match is to be held at the International Cricket Council’s Dubai International Cricket Stadium. With the seating capacity of 20,000 and a capacity of 1.35million spectators, the match promises to be a thrilling spectacle, with many locals and visitors to the UAE expected to attend.
England and Pakistan have both had impressive showings in this tournament, with England most notably thrashing defending champions Australia in the semi-final to book their spot in the final. Pakistan, meanwhile, overturned previous tournament favourites India in their own semi-final match, as both teams look to win their first ever T20 World Cup title.
What To Expect From The Match
England’s batsmen, in particular, have the capacity to cause problems. Superstar opener Jos Buttler has been in fine form in the tournament, while captain Eoin Morgan and star spinner Adil Rashid have both been instrumental in helping England to this point.
As for Pakistan’s bowlers, veteran bowler Mohammad Amir will look to prove his worth yet again as he has done throughout his country’s run thus far. He’ll be supported by Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz and Imad Wasim in this pivotal match-up.
The Road To Victory
- Solid batting performances from the top order.
- Strong bowling from their spinners.
- Careful and calculated fielding.
- Confident and clinical bowling from the pace attack.
- Balanced contributions from the batsmen.
- A fearless and open approach to their fielding.
With both teams having come agonizingly close to winning the World Cup title in the past, expectations are high that this match could be the one to settle the matter. Catch all the action of the T20 World Cup final – England vs Pakistan – live on Channel 4 this Sunday.