NEW DELHI: The Sony Entertainment Television network will telecast the World Cup cricket tournament in the West Indies beginning on March 13. The telecast will be across SET's three channels, MAX, SAB and PIX.

The schedule: Group matches: March 13: West Indies vs. Pakistan (MAX); March 14: Australia vs. Scotland (MAX), Kenya vs. Canada (SAB); March 15: Sri Lanka vs. Bermuda (MAX), Zimbabwe vs. Ireland (SAB); March 16: England vs. New Zealand (MAX), South Africa vs. The Netherlands (SAB); March 17: India vs. Bangladesh (MAX and SAB), Pakistan vs. Ireland (PIX); March 18: Australia vs. The Netherlands (MAX), England vs. Canada (SAB); March 19: India vs. Bermuda (MAX and SAB), West Indies vs. Zimbabwe (PIX); March 20: New Zealand vs. Kenya (MAX), South Africa vs. Scotland (SAB); March 21: Sri Lanka vs. Bangladesh (MAX), Zimbabwe vs. Pakistan (SAB); March 22: New Zealand vs. Canada (MAX), Scotland vs. The Netherlands (SAB); March 23: India vs. Sri Lanka (MAX and SAB), West Indies vs. Ireland (PIX); March 24: Australia vs. South Africa (MAX), England vs. Kenya (SAB); March 25: Bermuda vs. Bangladesh (MAX).

Second stage: Super Eight series (expected pairings, all matches on MAX and SAB): March 27 to April 21: West Indies vs. Australia; March 28: South Africa vs. Sri Lanka; March 29: West Indies vs. New Zealand; March 30: Pakistan vs. England; March 31: Australia vs. India;

April 1: West Indies vs. Sri Lanka; April 2: India vs. New Zealand; April 3: Pakistan vs. South Africa; April 4: England vs. Sri Lanka; April 7: India vs. South Africa; April 8: Australia vs. England; April 9: Pakistan vs. New Zealand; April 10: West Indies vs. South Africa; April 11: England vs. India; April 12: Sri Lanka vs. New Zealand; April 13: Australia vs. Pakistan; April 14: South Africa vs. New Zealand; April 15: India vs. Pakistan; April 16: Australia vs. Sri Lanka; April 17: South Africa vs. England; April 18: Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka; April 19: West Indies vs. India; April 20: Australia vs. New Zealand; April 21: West Indies vs. England.

Semifinals (on MAX and SAB): April 24 and 25.

Final (on MAX and SAB): April 28.

(Timings for the telecast have not been announced).

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