The biggest extravaganza of cricket, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 has finally arrived. Starting 30th May 2019, nine of the best cricketing nations along with the hosts England will fight it out for the coveted trophy. 48 matches, 46 days, 10 teams, Billions of Fans worldwide and 1 cup that really matters, surely there is enough scope to advertise for brands and cricket boards to earn during this cricket spectacle.
While the players fight it out on grounds for the ultimate throne of 50-50 over cricket, the production teams of broadcasters also fight a battle against time to ensure uninterrupted visuals from ground zero on various official streaming platforms and TV channels.
Here we list out, the streaming platforms where cricket fans from various countries will be able to watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 LIVE Online.
Billions of fans worldwide are waiting to know who will lift the coveted trophy on July 14 at Cricket’s Mecca, i.e. at Lord’s, London.
State of Art Coverage of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
Expecting high voltage action, power-packed sixers, stylish cover drives, toe crushing Yorkers and many more, broadcasters are leaving no stone unturned to ensure viewers get LIVE visuals from every possible angle to give them a stadium like experience and sponsors a run for every penny they have invested on this 46 days’ cricket festival.
For the first time in history, ICC Cricket world cup 2019 will also be broadcasted in 360 degree replays, powered by Piero. This would be done by stitching feeds from multiple cameras together to provide an immersive viewing experience.
As per media release in official ICC website, every match of ICC Cricket World 2019 will have a minimum of 32 cameras along with ultra-motion hawk eye cameras, front & reverse view stump cameras, drones and Spidercam.
The below list includes worldwide streaming platforms covering LIVE action of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 from ground zero.
Online LIVE Streaming of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: List of Streaming Platforms along with countries.
1) hotstar: Owned by Novi Digital Entertainment, a subsidiary of Star India, Hotstar is amongst the leading OTT platforms in India having content in different languages and genre. Star Sports is the official broadcaster of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in India.
Viewers can enjoy uninterrupted match visuals from ground zero on hotstar app or on hotstar.com. Viewers can avail premium plans for Rs999/ year or Rs299/ month to enjoy uninterrupted match experience. The OTT platform owned by Star India has currently disabled watching cricket matches or web series for free. The subscription plans also allow viewers to watch all seasons of the popular web series, Game of Thrones.
List of Countries where Hotstar will Stream ICC Cricket World Cup LIVE Online: –
India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Denmark, France, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Romania, Russia, Spain, Belarus, Bulgaria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Poland, Republic of Macedonia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Gibraltar, Greece, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Luxembourg, Monaco, Cyprus, Vatican City, Georgia, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
2) OSN Cricket: Formerly known as Showsports, OSN (Orbit Showtime Network) was a pan Arabian satellite sports television network broadcasting various sports across 8 sports centric TV channels. On March 31, 2019, all OSN channels were shut down except cricket.
OSN came up with a new channel focussed only on cricket called, OSN Cric along with an online live streaming platform OSN.com. Viewers can avail a season pass for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 starring AED 199 only.
List of Countries where OSN Cricket will Stream ICC Cricket World Cup LIVE Online: –
MENA (Middle East & North Africa) – Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, West Bank, Gaza Strip, Palestine and Western Sahara.
3) ESPN Caribbean: Entertainment & Sports Programming Network aka ESPN is a leading sports channel worldwide. Operated by The Walt Disney Company, this sports network also LIVE streams matches online through their mobile apps or website.
ESPN Caribbean is the regional arm for the Caribbean islands that broadcasts LIVE matches in the English language. Online LIVE streaming of matches can be viewed on ESPN play.
List of Countries where ESPN Caribbean will Stream ICC Cricket World Cup LIVE Online: –
Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Barbuda, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Falkland Isles, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nevis, Saba, St. Barthelemy, St. Eustatius, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Tortola (British Virgin Isles), Trinidad, Tobago, Turks and Caicos
4) Willow TV: Willow TV is the premier sports broadcaster for the USA and Canada region. It is the official broadcaster for various ICC cricket events, Indian Premier League, Cricket South Africa, Bangladesh Cricket Board, Zimbabwe Cricket Board, Pakistan Cricket Board for the USA and Canada region.
LIVE cricket matches are available on www.willow.tv, compatible on Laptop, PCs, Smartphones, Tablet devices etc along with IP based devices like Apple TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Google TV, Roku etc.
List of Countries where Willow TV will Stream ICC Cricket World Cup LIVE Online: –
United States of America, Puerto Rico, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa.
South American Countries- Argentina, Aruba, Ascension Island, Belize, Bolivia, Bonaire, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela.
5) Yupp TV: Headquartered in Atlanta & Hyderabad, this OTT platform founded in the year 2006 by Uday Reddy is amongst the leading Over The Top service providers for South-Asian content. Cricket fans can watch online Live Streaming of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on Yupp TV from 30th May – 14th July 2019. LIVE action of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on Yupp TV is available only in below-mentioned countries.
List of Countries where Yupp TV & ICC’s Official Facebook page will Stream ICC Cricket World Cup LIVE Online: –
Canada and Continental Europe- Denmark, France, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Russia, Spain, Belarus, Bulgaria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Poland, Republic of Macedonia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Gibraltar, Greece, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Luxembourg, Monaco, Cyprus, Vatican City, Georgia.
6) SuperSport: Owned by Multichoice, this Johannesburg headquartered sports broadcaster is a leading sports channels in South Africa and other African countries. Cricket fans living in the below-mentioned countries can also watch LIVE streaming of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 online on www.supersport.com. or SuperSport app.
List of Countries where SuperSport will Stream ICC Cricket World Cup LIVE Online: –
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros Islands, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti , Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, St Helena, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaire and Zimbabwe.
Online LIVE Streaming of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in ICC Member Nations
Here is a list of streaming platforms where ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will be streamed LIVE online in ICC membered nations.
1) Afghanistan: Hotstar
2) Australia: Foxtel Sports, Kayo LIVE Stream
3) Bangladesh: Rabbitholebd
4) England: Sky Go
5) India: Hotstar
6) Ireland: NowTV
7) New Zealand: Sky Go
8) Pakistan: SonyLiv
9) South Africa: SuperSport App
10) Sri Lanka: Hotstar
11) West Indies/ Caribbean Islands: ESPN Play
12) Zimbabwe: SuperSport App
Wishing All the Best to every team fighting it out for 50-50 over ICC Cricket World Cup.