Cricket’s flagship 50 over World Cup will be taking place in 2019 starting from 30th May and will be played through 14th July 2018 in 11 different venues across the United Kingdom. There will be 48 matches where ICC has introduce a single round robin format where every team will play a game against every other team which will be followed by two semifinals and the big final at the Lord’s Ground on 14th July. ICC has also promised extensive TV coverage across the world and we take a look at TV channels broadcasting cricket world cup 2019 in different parts of the world.
How To Watch ICC Cricket World Cup Live Online For Free
If for some reason, you don’t have access to live TV you don’t need to worry. We are in the age of internet where ever TV program/show/event is available through online networks and ICC has ensured Cricket World Cup 2019 is no different. You can access live coverage through several ways. Below are some of the ways and devices you can use to get free live action through official sources. The main ingredient you might or might not need is a VPN account. So we talk you through the whole process.
#1. Official Live Streaming Feeds trough VPN:
StarPlus Coverage (Recommended) StarSports has exclusive rights for Cricket World Cup in India. They will also be producing live feed of every world cup game through their online platform called “hotstar” which is accessible through both their official website and mobile appl.
We explain how you can access unrestricted official live streaming of cricket world cup 2019 from anywhere in the world and its pretty cheap to say the least.
So lets say you are in Spain and want starplus coverage all you need to do is buy an VPN (cost around $5 to $10 a month) and get a US IP address. Head to Hotstar.com and subscribe to their monthly package which cost around $20. But comes with all major sports like premier league etc as well. Once subscribed you can watch Cricket World Cup live from anywhere in the world.
Best VPN Provider:
There are several high quality VPN providers and below is the one we recommend. ExpressVPN will not only get you IP/severs in any of the top country like UK, US, Australia, Canada, Germany etc but also keep you anonymous and won’t keep any logs unlike some other other VPN providers.
ExpressVPN (Recommended) Leading provider of VPN services worldwide, Express VPN has been around since 2009. Their setup is easy and it won’t effect your internet speed whatsoever. They use smartplay tech which is very useful for online streaming. Costs around $12.95 a month normally but make use of limited time offer where you can get 49% discount if you buy a 12 month package which comes with 3 extra months free.
How it Works:
- Signup up for an account at ExpressVPN.
- Download the Express VPN app, Connect to a VPN server in the US.
- Once connected to US vpn server, just visit us.hotstar.com where you can subscribe for the monthly package costing around $20.
- Once subscribe just visit HotStar US or download their app to watch uninterrupted coverage of cricket world cup 2019.
Similar services are available with SkySports (UK) and FoxSports (Australia). StarPlus coverage comes in both English and hindi/Urdu commentary.
Start Sports Global Broadcasting Rights Holders: Starts Sports have signed a landmark broadcasting deal with ICC from 2015 to 2023 and they will be the global broadcasters for all ICC major events during this 8 year period. Star Sports are able to sell broadcasting rights to all other international networks. We take a look what channels will be broadcasting ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in your part of the world.
Online Coverage Around The World: ICC has made sure all networks who have the rights will show the matches live on TV, Online through website and mobile apss. We have listed all the networks around the world showing Cricket World Cup 2019 live on all platforms below.
|Australia||Nine Network (Free, only Australia Matches) & Fox Sports||Foxtel NOW|
|Bangladesh||GTV, Rabbitholebd.com (online)||Rabbitholebd.com|
|India||DD National (Free, Indian Matches) – Star Sports Select 2 (paid service), Hotstar (Online/Mobile)||Hotstar.com|
|New Zealand||SkySports NZ (all matches live – paid Service), FanPass (online/Mobile)||Sky.co.nz / Fanpass.co.nz/|
|United Kingdom||BBC (only England matches), Sky Sports||skysports.com|
|USA & North America||WillowTV (paid online service)||Willowtv.com|
|Sri Lanka||SLRC (Channel Eye)||Channeleye.lk|
|Pakistan||PTV (Free pakistan matches) + TenSports PK||Tensports.com.pk|
|Middle-east & North African Countries||OSN||OSN.com/play & Wavo.com|
|South America Countries||ESPN|
|Canada||Asian Television Network (ATN)||Hotstar.com|
|Brunei and Malaysia||Star Cricket||Astro Go|
|Hong Kong||Star Cricket||nowtv.now.com/|
|European Countries||rights yet to be sold||Hotstar.com|
|Pacific Countries||Digicel||Digicel Play App|
|Netherlands||rights yet to be sold|
|Former Russian territories||rights yet to be sold||Hotstar.com|