Where T20 World Cup 2016 Live Telecast: TV Channel in India, Australia, UK, USA, Canada, Pakistan, Sri Lanka. Star Sports who have bought the t20 world cup 2016 rights from ICC is in a deal with Australian broadcasters Nine and Fox Sports to telecast World T20 in Australia but they could not settle on any deal with Star Sports. This news may heart Australian cricket fans who want to see their team playing in Twenty20 world cup in India and win the trophy for the first time.
ICC World t20 will be held in India from 8th March to 3rd April 2016. After Tv network, Fox and Nine couldn’t strike a deal with Star Sports for broadcast rights in Australia. This news was reported by Australian local publications on Wednesday 24 Feb.
T20 World Cup 2016 Live Telecast:
Live Telecast in India: Star Sports is the official broadcaster of World T20 in India and Indian sub-continent. Star Cricket has bought the worldwide right of t20 world cup. They will show the live streaming of all matches on their website StarSports.com and on TV channel Star Sports 1, 2, 3, 4, & Star Sports HD.
Doordarshan or DD National will also show world t20 live on tv which is a free-to-air channel.
Live Telecast in Australia [Confirmed]: Some days back Australia TV Channels Fox and Nine Network wasn’t in the condition of telecasting world t20 for their Australian cricket fans as they couldn’t make a deal with Star Sports who has the official rights. But now they made a deal and Fox will telecast all 35 matches in Australia while Nine Network will only telecast Australia Team matches plus Semi-Finals and 1 Final on 3rd April.
Channel 9 is the free-to-air channel in Australia for t20 world cup.
USA Telecast: Willow TV has bought the right from ICC for being USA broadcaster for World T20. They will show the matches on tv and online on Willow TV.com
Telecast in UK: Sky Sports will broadcast all the matches in England and Republic of Ireland.
Super Sports will show the matches live in South Africa, OSN will show in Middle–East and North Africa, SKY TV NZ will broadcast in New Zealand.
ESPN will telecast in Carribean in West Indies, PTV and Ten Sports will telecast in Pakistan, GTV & Bangladesh TV (BTV) will show in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Fiji, Netherlands, Singapore, Malaysia
- Lemar Tv in Afghanistan
- Sky Pacific FiJi TV in Pacific Countries
- Star Cricket – Singapore, Hong Kong
- Channel Eye – Sri Lanka
- Fox Sports in Netherlands
- ATN PPV in Canada
- HotStar.com All over the world
Highlights of each televised match will be available on all the official broadcasters and some more free-to-air broadcasters around the world.
Nine and Fox Sports who are Australia’s prime Tv channels shown interest in buying tv rights for ICC world T20 but they couldn’t reach a deal with Star sports. ICC who is based out of Dubai so these two channels Nine and Fox have to pay 30% tax which is additional to them and the amount turns out to be exorbitant.
However, a Cricket Australia spokesman said on Tuesday that they hoped the event will be shown on Australian TV. “It’s our priority to have matches involving the Australian men’s and women’s teams broadcast to fans around the country. We are seeking regular updates from the ICC and Star India, and remain hopeful it can be resolved in the best interests of Australian cricket fans,” he said.
Channel Nine and Fox was in a deal with ICC to telecast its events but that contract was ended after Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia and after that Star Sport has acquired the rights. Nevertheless, given that negotiations are still on, Fox Sports’ pay-TV network could still crack a last-minute deal to televise the event.
Australia is placed in Super 10 Group 2 with India, Pakistan, New Zealand and a Qualifier winner from Group A. Australia will play their first match against New Zealand on 18 March in Dharamshala.
— Damien Martyn (@damienmartyn) February 25, 2016
Very sad to hear that no Australian TV network will be telecasting the T20 World cup coming up. Something that the ICC needs to look at as this is a world cup and a world game that should be viewed by all. If the price is too high well that needs to be looked at or if the networks in Australia can’t be bothered then they need to have a look at what the Australian public want. Maybe Cricket Australia needs to remind them about the public need. They need to remember they have the ever so faithful… more