Sky Sports Mix to launch on Wednesday with live England v Pakistan ODI

Sky Sports Mix to launch on Wednesday with live England v Pakistan ODI
Updated on Tuesday 23 August 2016 by @TVNewsroom

Sky Sports Mix will launch this Wednesday (August 24) bringing live sport to millions more Sky TV customers.

The channel is available to every Sky TV customer at no extra cost and will air an average of five hours of live action each day across the first month – and 16 different sports covered in that time.

“It’s an exciting moment for Sky Sports as we open up a window to millions more people for the first time,” said Barney FrancisSky Sports Managing Director.

“Sky Sports Mix will offer the chance for millions of homes to enjoy a selection of the first class sport we broadcast every day, and we hope that will mean even more people find a sport they love and are inspired to become even more passionately engaged.”

Cricket will be the first live sport on Sky Sports Mix and the new channel will be found at 407 next to Sky Sports News HQ. England face Pakistan in the first one day international at the Rose Bowl.

The channel goes live at 12.30pm with Nasser Hussain leading a masterclass to families and kids at the nursery ground as part of the launch show hosted by Laura Woods to bring Sky Sports Mix to life for the first time. Live coverage of the cricket begins an hour later.

Real Madrid, world rugby champions New Zealand and the Belgian grand prix headline a weekend of some major live sport that will also include European Tour golf and the EFL Sky Bet Championship match between Burton Albion and Derby County on Friday night – all available to every Sky TV customer.

The Sky Sports Mix channel line-up will also include insightful documentaries, sports entertainment shows and other sporting content that will amaze and inspire.

Sky Sports Mix will also be available on selected Virgin Media packages.

Sky Sports Mix schedule highlights:

Wednesday 24 August
12.30pm Live Sky Sports Mix launch
1.30pm Live England v Pakistan ODI

Thursday 25 August
10.30am Live European Tour Golf – Made In Denmark

Friday 26 August
10.30am Live European Tour Golf – Made In Denmark
6.30pm Live EFL Championship – Burton Albion v Derby County

Saturday 27 August
8.00am Live Rugby Championship – New Zealand v Australia
12noon Live F1 Belgian GP qualifying
7.15pm Live La Liga – Real Madrid v Celta Vigo

Sunday 28 August
12.30am Live MLS – Toronto v Montreal Impact
12.30pm Live F1 Belgian GP

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