The International Cricket Council (ICC) have announced the broadcast and digital distribution plans for the inaugural ICC World Test Championship Final being played between India and New Zealand from June 18 to 22, in Southampton.
The coverage will provide global cricket fans with wide-ranging access to the match on television, digital and radio. The TV broadcast plans are headlined by long-term partner Star Sports, broadcasting in five languages in India namely Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. Indian fans will also be able to watch video clips on Facebook.
In other countries in Asia: Gazi TV in Bangladesh, RTA Sport in Afghanistan, and Etisalat – CricLife in UAE will broadcast the match live on TV.
Additionally, to maximise reach, the ICC has agreed on deals with leading global broadcasters, including Sky Sports in New Zealand, Fox Sports in Australia, Supersport in Sub-Saharan Africa, and Sky Sports in the UK. Fans in the US have an array of options, via Hotstar, ESPN+ and Willow TV.
In service to fans in markets where the ICC does not have a broadcast partner for this event, the match will be streamed live on the new ICC.tv platform. This service will be available in all territories where the ICC does not have a broadcast partner for this event.
Check Where to Watch World Test Championship Final
|Territory||TV Broadcaster||Digital Streaming||Clip Rights|
|India||Star Sports 1|
Star Sports 1 HD
Star Sports 1 Hindi
Star Sports 1 Hindi HD
Star Sports 1
Tamil Star Sports 1 Telugu
Star Sports 1 Kannada
|Star Sports 1||Facebook|
|New Zealand||Sky Sports||skysportnow||Spark|
|Sub Saharan Africa||Supersport||DStv||Supersport|
|UK & ROI||SKY Sports Cricket||Sky Go & Now||SKY|
ESPN + ESPNCricinfo
|Caribbean||Flow Sports||Flow Sports||Facebook|
|UAE||Etisalat – CricLife||Switch TV||Facebook|
|Rest Of the World||ICC.tv||Facebook|