5 Ways to Watch Cricket in bay area
By bayareadesi team on 26 Mar 2011
Indian people would say that they already won the cup by defeating arch rivlas Pakistan in what was a very professional performence by them which saw them winning the match by 29 runs and getting themselves a place in the final of the World Cup 2011. Thier opponents of the world Cup 2011 finals will be Sri Lanka who came to the final by defeating New Zealand in the group match and will be looking to win their 2nd World Cup title. This is turning out to be a huge match as well as both these teams were the favourites to go all the way before the final. We have gathered a list of places you can watch LIVE cricket match.
- Watch at a community location
- India Community Center, Milpitas - in Malavalli Hall. Bring your sleeping bags and get comfortable. The admission is free but pre-registration is required. No food or beverage is allowed inside but can surely keep it in the car and sneak out to eat during commercial breaks. Free face painting by Henna Artistry will be provided.
- Sunnyvale Hindu Temple, Sunnyvale - at the Temple Community Hall. And in case you get crave for mid-night munching they are going to provide tea and light snacks. The admission is free.
India Kitchen, Fremont - is showing the Finals on HD projector 120" screen and Surround sound. Serving Chai and Pakora all night.
Athidhi Restaurant, Sunnyvale - with Exclusive Dinner Buffet with Authentic Indian dishes and Indian Beers Lots of fun includes Local DJs to cheer and exciting surprise gifts.
Kezar Stadium, San Francisco
- Big Cinemas (old Naz), Fremont - ticket for $15, they will open the doors at 1:30am. The snack shop will be open all night. Tickets available online.
- Watch on your TV
- Willow TV - is the official broadcaster of World Cup 2011 in USA. Subscribtion through Dish & Direct TV
- Dish Network - only for $79 (prices changed from march 19th)
- Direct TV - only for $149.
- Watch via Internet streaming
- Willow tv - can buy single stream for as low as $25.
- Other steaming services available
- Track scroes via internet / mobile
- ESPN Cricinfo
- Willow tv - mobile streaming is available
- At a friend's place
- This is our favorite, find a friend with big screen tv, make him pay for streaming / subscription cost. Do not forget to remind him to buy food and drinks.
So sit back, relax (as much as you can) and have fun!