The final, which concludes the championship’s second edition spanning from 2021 to 2023, will receive worldwide broadcast, targeting a potential audience of 700 million individuals across 100 territories. The ICC’s official broadcast licensees will facilitate this extensive coverage, complemented by additional streaming on icc.tv.
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The International Cricket Council (ICC) has released information yesterday regarding its broadcast licensee arrangements and the selection of an experienced commentary panel for the upcoming ICC World Test Championship (WTC) 2023 Final. This highly anticipated match will feature Australia and India and will take place at The Oval starting from 7 June.
Where to Watch IND vs AUS WTC Final Live In India
In India, the Star Sports network will broadcast the English World Feed of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) 2023 Final. They will also offer regional coverage in Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, and Telugu. Additionally, viewers can enjoy live coverage of each day’s play on the digital platform Disney+ Hotstar. India’s public broadcaster, Doordarshan, will also provide live coverage of the match on their DD Sports channel.
Where to watch WTC Final Other Parts of the World
Australia: The Test match in Australia will be broadcasted live on Channel 7 and its digital platform, 7Plus, accompanied by pitch-side studio analysis.
United Kingdom: In the UK, the live coverage of the Test match will be carried by Sky Sports through their dedicated channel, Sky Sports Cricket. The coverage is also accessible through subscription on the Sky Go app and NOW.
Sub-Saharan Africa: Supersport will provide comprehensive coverage of the match across its linear network in Sub-Saharan Africa, with digital coverage available through the DSTV app.
New Zealand: In New Zealand, the Test match will be televised via Sky Sports, which will be available through their linear channels as well as the Sky Go app.
United States and Canada: Cricket enthusiasts in the United States and Canada can enjoy the action on Willow TV, which offers coverage on both linear and digital platforms.
United Arab Emirates: Fans in the UAE can access the match on CricLife through platforms such as Etisalat and Starzplay.
Caribbean: Viewers in the Caribbean will be able to watch the Test match on Sportsmax.
Other Broadcasters: Other broadcasters include ATN in Afghanistan, Gazi TV in Bangladesh, and Maharaja TV in Sri Lanka.
Global Coverage: In various markets, the Test match can be accessed through the ICC’s in-house digital platform, ICC.tv, ensuring genuine global live coverage of The Ultimate Test.
Live Audio Coverage: For a UK audience, live audio-only coverage will be provided by BBC Test Match Special, broadcasting directly from the venue. SEN will be airing live coverage for listeners in Australia and New Zealand. Several other radio channels will also broadcast the Test match live (full details available here).
Non-live coverage can be accessed on ICC’s Facebook and Instagram channels, where viewers in the Indian subcontinent and globally can enjoy in-play clips and highlights clips.
BBC Sport will also offer coverage through short-form in-play and highlights clips specifically tailored for the host country.
Commentary Panel For IND vs AUS WTC Final Hindi
Star Sports Network, the official broadcasters of the WTC Final in India, have revealed an impressive lineup of commentators who will provide live commentary during the highly anticipated event. The commentary box will feature esteemed cricketing legends including Harbhajan Singh, Sourav Ganguly, Deep Dasgupta, S. Sreesanth, and Jatin Sapru, specifically for the Hindi feed. These experienced commentators will bring their expertise and insights to enhance the viewers’ experience of the match.
Commentary Panel For IND vs AUS WTC Final Global Audience
According to Star Sports, the English feed for the WTC Final, which will also be shared with global broadcasters, will feature a quartet of well-known commentators. Ravi Shastri, Sunil Gavaskar, Matthew Hayden, and Nasser Hussain have been selected to provide commentary for the event. It’s worth noting that the first three commentators mentioned were also part of the commentary panel for the recently concluded IPL 2023, adding to their familiarity and experience in covering top-level cricket matches.