The International Cricket Council (ICC) has unveiled its broadcast plans for the much-anticipated ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, promising an immersive experience for fans, bringing them closer to the game than ever before.
This year’s Men’s Cricket World Cup, set to be the biggest yet, will commence with a riveting rematch of the 2019 final, pitting New Zealand against England in Ahmedabad. The tournament will reach its pinnacle at the world’s largest stadium on November 19th.
Here is the full list of Official Broadcasters of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023
The ICC’s global broadcast partner, Disney Star, and its licensed networks, will broadcast all 48 matches worldwide, ensuring that cricket enthusiasts across the globe won’t miss a moment of the action.
|Territory||Licensee||TV Exploitation||Digital Exploitation|
|Afghanistan||Ariana TV||Ariana TV|
Ariana News (Highlights, AUS vs SA, SA vs NED, Semi Finals and Final only)
|arianatelevision.com sports.afghan-wireless.com ariananews.af (Highlights, AUS Vs SA on 12th Oct, SA Vs NED on 17th Oct, Semi Finals and Final only)|
|Australia||Fox Sports||FOX CRICKET|
Channel 9 HD
|Canada||Willow TV||Willow TV||Willow TV|
|Caribbean Islands||ESPN Caribbean||ESPN ESPN||ESPN Play Caribbean|
|Central & South America and Mexico||ESPN||ESPN+|
|Continental Europe and SEA (excluding Singapore)||Yupp TV||YuppTV|
|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||Disney+ Hotstar|
|Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan||Star Sports||TBC||Yupp TV|
|Malaysia||MEASAT||Astro Cricket||AstroGO Yupp TV|
|MENA||Etisalat||CricLife CricLife Max (UAE only)||StarzPlay Switch TV|
|New Zealand||Sky Sport NZ||Sky Sport||skygo.co.nz skysportnow.co.nz|
|Pakistan||PTV ARY||PTV Sports PTV National A-Sports||ptvflix|
|Sri Lanka||Maharaja TV||TV1 |
|South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa||SuperSport||SuperSport Grandstand SuperSport Cricket SuperSport Action||SuperSport app|
|UK||Sky Sports||Sky Sports Cricket Sky Sports Main Event Sky Sports Mix Sky Showcase CHANNEL 5 (highlights and Final)||SkyGO |
Sky Sports App
MY5 App (highlights and Final)
|USA||ESPN+ Willow||WillowTV||ESPN+ app|
For fans in India, Star Sports Network will be the go-to destination, especially as the host nation endeavors to reclaim the trophy for the first time since 2011. In addition to the standard English feed, Star Sports will provide coverage in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada. The digital platform Disney+ Hotstar will livestream each match, enhancing accessibility for viewers.
In India, ICC TV, in collaboration with Disney Star, will introduce an innovative vertical feed coverage designed for mobile phones. This fan-centric initiative aims to offer a seamless and intuitive viewing experience on-the-go, ensuring fans can enjoy all 48 matches effortlessly.
In the UK, defending champions England’s matches will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Mix, and Sky Showcase. Digital coverage will be available through the SkyGO and Sky Sports App. Additionally, Channel 5 and the My5 App will offer prime-time, free-to-air highlights, marking a significant accessibility boost for fans.
For viewers in the USA, WillowTV will be the go-to channel, complemented by coverage on the ESPN+ app.
In South Africa and 52 Sub-Saharan African territories, SuperSport and its app will deliver comprehensive coverage.
Australian fans can tune in to Fox Sports and Kayo, with select matches airing on Channel Nine and 9Now.
New Zealand viewers can catch all the Men’s Cricket World Cup action on Sky Sport NZ.
UAE & MENA
In the UAE and the entire MENA region, every match will be livestreamed on STARZPLAY, with broadcast coverage available on CricLife MAX in the UAE. These arrangements ensure that cricket aficionados worldwide can experience the thrill of the Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, making it a truly global spectacle.
Check out the full Schedule for ICC WorldCup 2023.