Channel 2 Group, which has bagged the rights for broadcasting commentary of International Cricket Council’s (ICC) World T20 championship over the Internet, has partnered with ESPNCricinfo to launch Cricket Radio. Cricket Radio, which will go live on Saturday, will feature audio commentary by Sunil Gavaskar, Clive Lloyd, Ravi Shastri and Kepler Wessels. Channel 2 has partnered with other entities for distribution of the commentary: with Hum FM Radio in UAE, Sirius Radio in United States and Canada, and Radio Sport in New Zealand. In India, it claims to have tied up with Reliance Communications. Channel 2 Chairman Ajay Sethi told GulfNews that they had invested $10 million in the initiative, of which $5 million were spent on acquiring rights. According to the Channel 2 website, they've acquired the following rights from the ICC: 1. Radio Broadcast Rights for Middle East till…
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