Cricket enthusiasts worldwide are gearing up for the much-anticipated ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, set to be hosted by India during October and November. As the cricketing spectacle draws closer, the excitement is not limited to the boundaries of the stadium – thanks to a plethora of live streaming and TV channels, fans across the globe will be able to catch every thrilling moment as it unfolds.
Broadcasting Rights and Coverage
In a groundbreaking move, the ICC has inked a monumental eight-year global broadcast agreement with Star India and Star Middle East. While the agreement doesn’t encompass host broadcast production rights, it does grant Star India and Star Middle East exclusive broadcasting rights for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. This partnership will ensure that cricket aficionados across India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Maldives, and Bhutan can savor the live action on Star Sports. Additionally, all the matches will be available for streaming on Disney + Hotstar through a premium subscription.
Live Streaming Platforms
For fans in India, Disney + Hotstar emerges as the go-to platform for live streaming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 matches. The digital giant will offer cricket enthusiasts the opportunity to witness every boundary and wicket as it happens, ensuring that no nail-biting moment goes unnoticed. The streaming options don’t end there; in Australia, Kayo Sports and Foxtel are set to provide exclusive live streaming, catering to both TV subscribers and dedicated online viewers.
TV Coverage in Different Regions
As the cricketing extravaganza spreads its wings, it’s not just India and Australia that will be glued to their screens. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries will have access to live coverage through Etisalat’s CricLife Max channel and the Starzplay app. Sub-Saharan Africa, a cricket-loving region, will be able to enjoy the matches through SuperSport, available on DStv, GOtv, and digital platforms. Similarly, Bangladesh will have Gazi TV (GTV), T Sports, and BTV National covering the World Cup action.
How to Watch
Whether you’re in the United Kingdom, the United States, South Africa, or any other corner of the world, the options to catch the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 are aplenty. Star India’s expansion to the UK and USA allows subscribers to stream the matches on Disney + Hotstar with annual or monthly subscription plans. For radio enthusiasts, different regions have their options, such as Sports Entertainment Network Radio in Australia and BBC in the UK.