The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the details of its broadcast arrangements for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, that will place fans at the centre of the action bringing them closer to the game than ever before.
The biggest Men’s Cricket World Cup ever kicks off tomorrow with a re-match of the 2019 final as New Zealand take on England in Ahmedabad with the event culminating in the Final at the world’s largest stadium on 19 November.
The ICC’s Global broadcast partner Disney Star and its licensees will broadcast each of the 48 matches live on a global basis.
In India, Star Sports Network will be the place to watch for fans as the host nation attempt to lift the trophy for the first time since 2011, when they co-hosted the competition alongside Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. In addition to the English world feed, Star Sports will also broadcast the tournament in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kanada and digital platform Disney+ Hotstar will host each match live.
Also in India, cricket’s first-of-its-kind vertical feed coverage produced by ICC TV and supported by Disney Star will provide fans with an easier and more intuitive mobile phone viewing experience of all 48 matches allowing users to consume content on-the-go.
Defending champions England are looking to retain their crown and cricket lovers in the UK can catch the action live on Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Mix, Sky Showcase and digitally via the SkyGO and Sky Sports App. Primetime, free-to-air highlights will be available on Channel 5 and My5 App for the first time.
WillowTV will be the channel to watch for fans in the USA whilst coverage will also be available via the ESPN+ app. SuperSport and its app will broadcast the action in South Africa and to the 52 Sub-Saharan Africa territories. Fox Sports and Kayo will be the home of Australian coverage along with select matches on Channel Nine and 9Now. For fans in New Zealand, Sky Sport NZ is the place to be for Men’s Cricket World Cup matches.
In the UAE and the entire MENA region, all matches will be streamed Live on STARZPLAY, with broadcast coverage made available on CricLife MAX in the UAE.
|Territory||Licensee||TV Exploitation||Digital Exploitation|
|Afghanistan||Ariana TV||Ariana TV|
(Highlights, AUS vs SA, SA vs NED, Semi Finals and Final only)
(Highlights, AUS Vs SA on 12th Oct, SA Vs NED on 17th Oct, Semi Finals and Final only)
|Australia||Fox Sports||FOX CRICKET|
|Canada||Willow TV||Willow TV||Willow TV|
|Caribbean Islands||ESPN Caribbean||ESPN|
|ESPN Play Caribbean|
|Central & South America and Mexico||ESPN||ESPN+|
|Continental Europe and SEA|
|Hong Kong||PCCW||Astro Cricket via NowTV||YuppTV|
|India||Star Sports||Star Sports 1|
Star Sports 1 HD
Star Sports 1 HINDI
Star Sports 1 HINDI HD
Star Sports 1 TELUGU
Star Sports 1 TELUGU HD
Star Sports 1 TAMIL
Star Sports 1 TAMIL HD
Star Sports 1 KANNADA
|Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan||Star Sports||TBC||Yupp TV|
CricLife Max (UAE only)
|New Zealand||Sky Sport NZ||Sky Sport||skygo.co.nz|
|Sri Lanka||Maharaja TV||TV1 |
|South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa||SuperSport||SuperSport Grandstand|
|UK||Sky Sports||Sky Sports Cricket|
Sky Sports Main Event
Sky Sports Mix
CHANNEL 5 (highlights and Final)
Sky Sports App
(highlights and Final)