With the ICC World Cup 2019 set to start in London on Thursday (May 30), cricket fans from across the world will be tuning into the 12th edition of the much-anticipated cricketing event.
The World Cup features 10 teams this year – England, which plays host, Australia, Bangladesh, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka – countries that qualified for the ODI Championship. Afghanistan and West India, the two countries that emerged victorious in the 2018 World Cup Qualifier will also be participating in the 46-day tournament.
The first match of the competition will be between England and South Africa at the Kennington Oval in London. The match will begin at 9:30 am, Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
With every team playing nine matches each, 45 matches will be played in the run up to the final on July 14 at the Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.
Broadcast channels and Live Streaming:
As per the official list of broadcast licensees on the ICC website, Star Sports network will telecast the World Cup matches in India and other Sub Continent Countries. While Fox Sports reserves the telecast rights for Australia. The streaming lovers can catch the exclusive action on their respective OTT platforms like Hotstar and Foxtel.
Let’s have a look on the full broadcast list for the other regions of the world:
Full Member Nations:
Afghanistan – Moby TV & Hotstar
Australia – Fox Sports, Channel 9, Kayo Live Stream, SEN Radio & Macquarie Sports Radio
Bangladesh – BTV, GTV, Maasranga, Rabbitholebd & Bangladesh Betar (Radio)
England – Sky Sports, SkyGo, NowTV & BBC Radio
India – Star Sports Network, Doordarshan, Hotstar & All India Radio
Ireland – Sky Sports, NowTV & BBC Radio
New Zealand – Sky Sports Nz & SkyGo Fan Pass
Pakistan – Ten Cricket, PTV Sports & SonyLiv
South Africa – Super Sports & SuperSport App
Sri Lanka – Ten Sports, SLRC Channel Eye & Hotstar
West Indies/Caribbean Islands – ESPN & ESPN Play
Zimbabwe – SuperSports & SuperSport App
Asia Central Region – Hotstar Website & App
Canada – ATN Cricket Plus
Europe – Hotstar Website & App
Hong Kong – Star Cricket & Now TV
Malaysia – Fox International & Astro Go
The Middle East – OSN CricHD, Eleven Sports & Wavo Stream
North Africa – OSN
North America – ESPN
Oceania – Digicel & Digicel Play
Scotland – Sky Sports, SkyGo & Now TV
Singapore – Star Cricket, Star Hub Go & Singtel
South American Countries – ESPN Website, ESPN Brazil (Stream) & ESPN Play South
Sub-Saharan Africa – Super Sports
United Arab Emirates – OSN & Wavo
United States of America – Willow TV