ICC Champions Trophy 2017 will take place this June 2017 in England and it is the second biggest 50 over tournament after cricket world cup. Only top 8 teams contest and ICC has already released the groups and fixtures ahead of the big competition. Champions Trophy has played as second fiddle to 50 over World Cup for most part but when it comes to sheer competitiveness nature, Champions Trophy is more unpredictable and harder to win.
As we move closer to the start of competition in June, traditional cricket broadcasters have started confirm their TV schedule for Champions Trophy around the cricketing world. We take a look at channels which will be broadcasting the tournament live in different parts of the world.
|Australia||Fox Sports (every game live)|
|India||StarSports (Every Match live) & Doordarsha (only India matches)|
|New Zealand||Sky NZ (Has not confirmed yet but most likely to retain broadcasting rights)|
|United Kingdom||SkySports 2 (Only network in United Kingdom to broadcast Champions Trophy)|
|USA||Willow TV (Viewers in USA can subcribe to WillowTV monthly package to get live acess for Champions Trophy available on all plateforms)|
|Sri Lanka||Star Sports (India)|
|Pakistan||TenSports (to broadcast all champions trophy matches) PTV (might have live coverage of only pakistan matches.|
|Caribbeans||ESPN (not confirmed yet but ESPN is likely to win the rights in Caribbean countries)|
|South Africa||SuperSports (Confirmed as Champions Trophy broadcaster in South Africa and adjacent african countries)|
|Europe||No news so far about any coverage in European countries. But EuroSport might scoop it if they able to negotiate a long-term deal with ICC to promote cricket in other euro countries.|
|Middle East||OSN Sports (Usually broadcast major cricket tournaments in some of the gulf states)|
|Ireland||Since Ireland did not qualify, Irish viewers can only watch Champions Trophy via SkySports|