EchoStar Communications Corporation announced today that it is the only satellite television provider to offer the United States The Sharjah Coca Cola Cup starting April 8, 2001 and featuring the national teams of India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

The Sharjah Coca-Cola Cup, considered a premier event that has historically provided exciting play is expected to being even more thrilling as the three teams represented have intense rivalries. The series, which starts on April 8, 2001 will be available through DISH Network(tm) DISH-On-Demand pay-per-view in the United States. DISH Network residential customers can purchase all 7 matches (including the Final for an early bird package price of $89.95 until April 1, 2001.

After April 1, 2001, the regular package price will be $99.95. Individual preliminary round One Day International matches can be purchased for $19.95 each and the Final can be purchased for $29.95. Package purchasers will also receive replays of the matches, per the schedule listed below. Customers can order individual One-Day International matches with their remote control.

Schedule updates are available on the internet at 1-800/333-DISH (3474)
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