The ICC yesterday announced plans for digital distribution and broadcast of upcoming Men’s cricket World Cup which will be broadcast live to more than 200 territories. These will provide cricket fans across the globe with the widest range of platforms to tune into the World Cup. Numerous platforms will be available to access the tournament across television, radio and digital platforms, as well as in news, in cinemas, at Fan Parks and via other media rights partners.
The tournament will also be broadcast across seven regional language feeds in India. A select 12 matches will be available in Malayalam. All other matches will be available in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Bangla and Marathi. For the first time in history, cricket will be brought to fans in Afghanistan via state broadcaster Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA), who are participating in their first ever World Cup. This coverage will reach approximately 60 per cent of households or an audience of 20 million.