Widest possible potential reach in terms of availability and platform mix Multiple ways for fans to connect with the tournament across live coverage and short form clips Broadcast to more than territories via 25 different partners.
A select 12 matches will also be broadcast in Malayalam via Asianet Plus. Meanwhile in China, Fox Sports will broadcast 25 live matches with a further nine on delayed coverage.
In Australia, Channel 9 will carry 21 matches, including all Australia matches, the semi-finals and final via their channel 9GEM. They will complement Fox Sports Australia coverage, who will broadcast all matches live via Fox Sports Cricket, including the tournament warm up matches.
A total of 12 digital partners with coverage in more than countries will provide cricket fans up to six minutes per hour of near-live match content — as well as match previews, media conferences, match highlights and event features — available to view across their portfolios of smartphone apps, websites and other digital properties with a focus on mobile.
From an audio-only perspective, a full complement of licensees will supplement the live broadcast coverage including joint production between Channel 2 and India-based Sports Flashes, to create a ball-by-ball English world feed, for all matches.
In addition, news access partnerships are in place with Perform and SNTV for all matches, with Reuters and AFP joining for select matches, including the semi-finals and final.
Each News Access Partner will distribute second news clips, to their clients across the world, often to non-traditional cricket playing nations such as Turkey, Kuwait and Iceland.
A full list of licensees is available here. For a full list of official digital clip licensees, please click here. In the short term, we are looking forward to connecting with the world, entertaining all existing and new cricket viewers and inspiring a new generation of fans.
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