Pakistan’s first High Definition – HD Sports channel is all set to launch with the name of ASports. ASports HD Live will bring all actions from T20 World Cup which is set to start from October 2024 in Australia.
ASports HD live is an initiative of ARY group network whose owner Salman Iqbal also heads the Pakistan Super League franchise Karachi Kings. The contribution of ARY group and their executives in Pakistan’s cricket is immense as they already own a franchise and now with a dedicated channel for sports and that too in HD quality will definitely indulge youth more toward sports.
The launch of ASports is set to do on 16th October 2024 keeping in mind the start of T20 Word Cup 2021 from the very next for which they have secured the broadcasting rights also.
This will be the first time in Pakistan’s broadcasting history that an HD channel is launched which is owned by Pakistan and all cricketing fans can enjoy ICC T20 world cup matches for the very first time.
Karachi Kings President and former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has been appointed as President of ASports as well which he announced through his Twitter handle earlier.
Delighted to annouce that i have joined Pakistans first HD sports channel A-SPORTS as President. I would like to thank the ARY Group & especially my friend @Salman_ARY for this opportunity. This is a very exciting development in Sports & media for Pakistan @asportstvpk pic.twitter.com/U7x25CT8Bc
— Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) October 9, 2021
Former cricketers like Waqar Younis, Misbah ul Haq, Wahab Riaz can also be seen during ASports special cricket show during T20 world cup transmission “THE PAVILION” which will be hosted by Fakahr-e- Alam.
Pakistan will play its first match of the mega event against India on 24th October at Dubai International Stadium. Good news for Pakistan fans is that ASports will also telecast Pakistan’s practice match against South Africa and New Zealand in HD quality on Pakistan’s first high definition sports channel.