On May 30th, Thursday the host of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will play the tournament opener match against the Team from South Africa at the Kennington Oval, London. It is the fifth time that Men’s most coveted cricket tournament will be held in England and Wales. The format for the Quadrennial tournament will be a single group of ten teams, with each team playing the other nine teams, and the top four teams progressing to a knockout stage of semi-finals and a final.
Star Sports will broadcast the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 LIVE in eight languages, including Hindi and English.
Soon to be launched Star Sports 1 Marathi is also being added to Star Sports regional bouquet of channels that will telecast the ICC World Cup 2019.
Star Sports, International Cricket Council’s global media rights partner, has dedicated Star Sports 3, Star Sports 1 Hindi SD/HD, Star Sports Select 1 SD/HD, Star Sports Select 2 SD/HD, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, Star Sports 1 Bangla, upcoming Star Sports 1 Marathi, Asianet Plus and Star Sports First for the ICC World Cup 2019 live broadcast and special programming.
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will also be live-streamed on Star’s OTT platform Hotstar.
England: Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Alex Hales, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, David Willey
South Africa: Faf du Plessis (c), JP Duminy, David Miller, Dale Steyn, Andile Phehlukwayo, Imran Tahir, Hashim Amla, Kagiso Rabada, Dwaine Pretorius, Quinton de Kock, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram, Rassie vd Dussen, Tabraiz Shamsi