Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Willow by Cricbuzz and NBC Sports California partner to present Major League Cricket

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Willow by Cricbuzz, known for its extensive live, streaming, and on-demand cricket coverage, has teamed up with NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California to broadcast five live matches of the San Francisco Unicorns in the Major League Cricket (MLC) season.

Todd Myers, the Chief Operating Officer of Willow by Cricbuzz, remarked, “NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California are perfect platforms to showcase the San Francisco Unicorns’ Major League Cricket matches. The unforgettable run by USA Cricket in the T20 World Cup ignited a nationwide cricket fandom, and we’re ready to keep that flame burning. Fans can now watch their World Cup heroes play for their hometown team. This partnership will bring these electrifying matches directly to fans, attracting new audiences and further integrating cricket into the Northern Californian sports scene.”

Ben Rodrigues, the Senior Director of Multiplatform Programming at NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California shared his views on this collaboration, saying: “We are the home for Northern California sports and the Unicorns, along with their Major League Cricket opponents, deliver unique and exciting content for our viewers and partners. We’re pleased to partner with the Unicorns to build on our already robust portfolio of live sports content and further our position as the top source of live sports in the Bay Area and beyond.”

The games streaming on NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California are:

  • Wednesday, July 10: San Francisco Unicorns vs. Texas Super Kings (12 p.m. PT, NBC Sports Bay Area)
  • Saturday, July 13: Los Angeles Knight Riders vs. San Francisco Unicorns (12 p.m. PT, NBC Sports Bay Area)
  • Monday, July 15: Seattle Orcas vs. San Francisco Unicorns (12 p.m. PT, NBC Sports Bay Area)
  • Thursday, July 18: MI New York vs. San Francisco Unicorns (5:30 p.m. PT, NBC Sports Bay Area)
  • Saturday, July 20: San Francisco Unicorns vs. Seattle Orcas (5:30 p.m. PT, NBC Sports California)
  • Monday, July 22: San Francisco Unicorns vs. Washington Freedom (5:30 p.m. PT, NBC Sports Bay Area Plus)

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