Report: Channel 4 to show Cricket World Cup highlights

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Channel four will sublicense rights from primary rights holders Star Sports and Sky Sports in an effort to have enough money the community highlights to all of England’s suits.

Both of the semi-finals and the very last of the event may also be repackaged into a highlight supplying.

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) is outwardly eager for wider publicity of this summer’s event and the Channel four agreement among Star, the global right contractor and Sky, which owns the UK rights, is being visible as a nice flow.

 

Fellow loose-to-air broadcaster the BBC may even offer World Cup content material but handiest in the shape of in-sport clips available on its website.

The BBC is stated no longer to have bid for the highlights package deal due to the confined area inside the broadcaster schedule, paving the manner for Channel 4 to deliver again cricket for the primary time in 14 years.

The sublicense deal additionally marks the primary World Cup to have a highlights package on terrestrial television considering 2011.

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) are acutely privy to the need to air cricket greater often on terrestrial structures and have secured a separate address the BBC to expose a hundred hours of coverage from 2020.

This will include live airings of England’s Twenty20 internationals and several fixtures from the brand new Hundred competition.

Australia could be trying to keep their identify they gained on the domestic floor in 2015. The event gets below manner with hosts England facing South Africa on the Kia Oval on thirtieth May.