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PTV Sports
PTV Sports Logo
Template:Urd
(lit. Victory is passion)
Launched 11 January 2012 (2012-01-11)
Network Pakistan Television Network
Picture format 16:9 (576i, SDTV)
16:9 (1080i, HDTV)
Slogan Jeet Hai Janoon, Game On Hai
Country Pakistan
Language Urdu
Broadcast area Worldwide
Headquarters Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Sister channel(s) PTV Home
PTV News
PTV National
PTV Bolan
PTV Global
AJK TV
PTV WORLD
Website sports.ptv.com.pk
Internet television
Live streaming [1]
(for Pakistan only)

PTV Sports is a 24-hour Pakistani sports channel; owned by PTV Network. PTV Sports was launched on 14 January 2012. Its test transmission began in December 2011 on Asia Sat. It is a state-owned channel. PTV Sports has telecast many sports events since it is launched. It retains exclusive broadcasting rights for many sporting events including cricket, tennis, hockey and football.

not rights

PTV Sports have rights of all matches of Pakistan.

Telecast on PTV Sports

Multi-sport events

Cricket

Football

1 First time in Pakistan

Hockey

Tennis

Other sports

1 Only the matches of Amir Iqbal Khan

Faysal Bank T20 Cup 2012/13

The biggest achievement of PTV Sports was that, they were the official broadcasters of Pakistan's domestic T20 tournament i.e. 2012–13 Faysal Bank T20 Cup. The tournament took place at Gaddaffi Stadium, Bagh-e-Jinnah and LCCA Ground, all in Lahore, 1–9 December 2012. The winner of this tournament received Rs.20 million and a trophy. The tournament consisted of 14 teams which were equally distributed in two groups; A and B. Group A consisted of Abbottabad Falcons, Islamabad Leopards, Karachi Zebras, Lahore Lions, Multan Tigers, Quetta Bears and Sialkot Stallions. Group B consisted of Bahawalpur Stags, Faisalabad Wolves, Hyderabad Hawks, Karachi Dolphins, Lahore Eagles, Peshawar Panthers and Rawalpindi Rams. The top two teams of each groups were qualified for the semi-finals and the winners of the semi-finals were contested in the final to decide the winner of this tournament. Lahore Lions lifted the trophy by beating Faisalabad Wolves in the final by 33 runs, under the captaincy of Mohammad Hafeez, after Mohammad Yousuf who passed his captaincy to Mohammad Hafeez. PTV Sports broadcast only those matches that were played at Gaddaffi Stadium, in Urdu and Punjabi language. English Commentary Language was broadcast on PTV Global. The tournament was also broadcast on the official website of PTV Sports.[5]

Friends Life T20 2013

The fourth edition the English domestic T20 tournament[6] i.e. Friends Life t20 was broadcast on PTV Sports. However, due to the Wimbledon, not all matches were broadcast live. These matches were broadcast later that night. Three Pakistanis played the tournament; Yasir Arafat for Somerset, Sohail Tanvir for Hampshire Royals and fully qualified English cricketer Azhar Mahmood for Surrey.

Featured programs

Game On Hai!

Game On Ha! Is an analysis program of PTV Sports. The Show is hosted by Dr. Nauman Niaz and is accompanied by Saqlain Mushtaq, Javed Miandad, Wasim Akram, Rashid Latif, Shoaib Akhtar, Mohammad Wasim and other guest retired cricketers from different countries. During the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, Game On Hai! hosted Herschelle Gibbs and Jonty Rhodes. Then, throughout the ensuing Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan in 2015, the show hosted Alastair Campbell. During the Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka in 2015, the show hosted Sanath Jayasuriya followed by Dean Jones, Mark Butcher and Herschelle Gibbs for the England tour of UAE against Pakistan in December of the same year. Most recently during the entire duration of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, the show featured Ian Chappell of Australia, as well as Viv Richards and Brian Lara of the West Indies.

Sports Circle

Sports Circle is the flagship program of PTV Sports. The show is hosted by Muhammad Ali Sanwal and he is accompanied by retired cricketer Aamir Sohail. The show was previously hosted by Nauman Niaz. There are several other programs catering to other sports events such as field hockey.

Keh Dein Jo Kehna Hai

This is a new program started on PTV Sports. The host of this program is Mirza Iqbal Baig. They discuss over cricket, hockey and other sports.

All programmes

The programmes currently telecasting on PTV Sports are:

  • Game On Hai!
  • Keh Dein Jo Kehna Hai
  • Sports Tonight

In 2012 PTV Sports became the 1st Channel in Pakistan to broadcast Premier League Football. A special programme "TALKING PREMIER LEAGUE" was launched which featured Ali Tayyab as host Khurram Suleman, Osman Malik & Qutub Mulla as experts.

See also

External links


References

PTV Sports Biss Key

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  2. ptv sports biss key 2018
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