Cricket World Cup 2019 fixtures: How to watch on TV, live stream, dates, times, free highlights, tickets, teams

Cricket World Cup has struck the nation and RadioTimes.com has rounded up everything you need to know about the major event

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The 12th ICC Cricket World Cup is in full swing with the finest cricket stars on the planet battling for the trophy in England and Wales.

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Hosts England are expected to be among the top contenders for the title, alongside Australia and India.

The action will be spread around the UK with 48 matches to enjoy until the final in mid-July.

Fans around the world will be desperate to soak up every minute of the action whether they’re basking in the iconic grounds or sitting at home tracking every ball.

RadioTimes.com has rounded up everything you need to know about the Cricket World Cup 2019 including how to watch every match.

When is the Cricket World Cup 2019?

The Cricket World Cup will begin on Thursday 30th May run until the final on Sunday 14th July.

The majority of matches will start at 10:30am (UK time) with an additional game on Saturdays at around 1:30pm.

Check our full fixture list below including start times and broadcast details.

How to watch Cricket World Cup fixtures in the UK

You can watch games live on Sky Sports Cricket World Cup throughout the tournament.

Sky Sports subscribers can also stream matches via the SkyGo app.

If you don’t have Sky, you can watch the match through NOW TV. You can get a Sky Sports day pass for £8.99, a week pass for £14.99 or a month pass for £33.99, all without needing a contract. NOW TV can be streamed through a computer or apps found on most smart TVs, phones and consoles.

How to watch Cricket World Cup highlights for FREE in the UK

You can watch full highlights of every Cricket World Cup fixture on Channel 4 throughout the tournament.

How to listen to the Cricket World Cup on radio

Fans can tune in to live coverage of every match on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra.

Broadcasts begin at 9:30am on most days with coverage throughout every ODI.

For the full list of BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra timings, see the full schedule here.

Cricket World Cup 2019 fixtures


Match 17: Australia v Pakistan
Wednesday 12th June, 10:30am – County Ground Taunton, Taunton

Australia v Pakistan match preview and how to watch


Match 18: India v New Zealand
Thursday 13th June, 10:30am – Trent Bridge, Nottingham

India v New Zealand match preview and how to watch


Match 19: England v West Indies
Friday 14th June, 10:30am – Hampshire Bowl, Southampton

England v West Indies match preview and how to watch


Match 20: Sri Lanka v Australia
Saturday 15th June, 10:30am – The Oval, London

Sri Lanka v Australia match preview and how to watch


Match 21: South Africa v Afghanistan
Saturday 15th June, 1:30pm – Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff

South Africa v Afghanistan match preview and how to watch


Match 22: India v Pakistan
Sunday 16th June, 10:30am – Old Trafford, Manchester

India v Pakistan match preview and how to watch


Match 23: West Indies v Bangladesh
Monday 17th June, 10:30am – County Ground Taunton, Taunton

West Indies v Bangladesh match preview and how to watch


Match 24: England v Afghanistan
Tuesday 18th June, 10:30am – Old Trafford, Manchester

Match 25: New Zealand v South Africa
Wednesday 19th June, 10:30am – Edgbaston, Birmingham

Match 26: Australia v Bangladesh
Thursday 20th June, 10:30am – Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Match 27: England v Sri Lanka
Friday 21st June, 10:30am – Headingley, Leeds

Match 28: India v Afghanistan
Saturday 22nd June, 10:30am – Hampshire Bowl, Southampton

Match 29: West Indies v New Zealand
Saturday 22nd June, 1:30pm – Old Trafford, Manchester

Match 30: Pakistan v South Africa
Sunday 23rd June, 10:30am – Lord’s London

Match 31: Bangladesh v Afghanistan
Monday 24th June, 10:30am – Hampshire Bowl, Southampton

Match 32: England v Australia
Tuesday 25th June, 10:30am – Lord’s London

Match 33: New Zealand v Pakistan
Wednesday 26th June, 10:30am – Edgbaston, Birmingham

Match 34: West Indies v India
Thursday 27th June, 10:30am – Old Trafford, Manchester

Match 35: Sri Lanka v South Africa
Friday 28th June, 10:30am – The Riverside Durham, Chester-le-Street

Match 36: Pakistan v Afghanistan
Saturday 29th June, 10:30am – Headingley, Leeds

Match 37: New Zealand v Australia
Saturday 29th June, 1:30pm – Lord’s London

Match 38: England v India 
Sunday 30th June, 10:30am – Edgbaston, Birmingham

Match 39: Sri Lanka v West Indies 
Monday 1st July, 10:30am – The Riverside Durham, Chester-le-Street

Match 40: Bangladesh v India 
Tuesday 2nd July, 10:30am – Edgbaston, Birmingham

Match 41: England v New Zealand
Wednesday 3rd July, 10:30am – The Riverside Durham, Chester-le-Street

Match 42: Afghanistan v West Indies
Thursday 4th July, 10:30am – Headingley, Leeds

Match 43: Pakistan v Bangladesh 
Friday 5th July, 10:30am – Lord’s, London

Match 44: Sri Lanka v India 
Saturday 6th July, 10:30am – Headingley, Leeds

Match 45: Australia v South Africa
Saturday 6th July, 1:30pm – Old Trafford, Manchester

Semi Final 1: 1st place v 4th place 
Tuesday 9th July, 10:30am – Old Trafford, Manchester

Semi Final 2: 2nd place v 3rd place 
Thursday 11th July, 10:30am – Edgbaston, Birmingham

Final: TBC v TBC
Sunday 14th July, 10:30am – Lords, London

Cricket World Cup results


Match 1: England v South Africa
Thursday 30th May, 10:30am – The Oval, London

England won by 104 runs


Match 2: West Indies v Pakistan
Friday 31st May, 10:30am – Trent Bridge, Nottingham

West Indies won by 7 wickets


Match 3: New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Saturday 1st June, 10:30am – Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff

New Zealand won by 10 wickets


Match 4: Afghanistan v Australia
Saturday 1st June, 1:30pm – Bristol County Ground, Bristol

Australia won by 7 wickets


Match 5: South Africa v Bangladesh
Sunday 2nd June, 10:30am – The Oval, London

Bangladesh won by 21 runs


Match 6: England v Pakistan
Monday 3rd June, 10:30am – Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Pakistan won by 14 runs


Match 7: Afghanistan v Sri Lanka
Tuesday 4th June, 10:30am – Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff

Sri Lanka won by 34 runs


Match 8: South Africa v India
Wednesday 5th June, 10:30am – Hampshire Bowl, Southampton

India won by 6 wickets


Match 9: Bangladesh v New Zealand
Wednesday 5th June, 1:30pm – The Oval, London

New Zealand won by 2 wickets


Match 10: Australia v West Indies
Thursday 6th June, 10:30am – Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Australia won by 15 runs


Match 11: Pakistan v Sri Lanka
Friday 7th June, 10:30am – Bristol County Ground, Bristol

Match abandoned without a ball bowled due to rain


Match 12: England v Bangladesh
Saturday 8th June, 10:30am – Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff

England won by 106 runs


Match 13: Afghanistan v New Zealand
Saturday 8th June, 1:30pm – County Ground Taunton, Taunton

New Zealand won by 7 wickets


Match 14: India v Australia
Sunday 9th June, 10:30am – The Oval, London

India won by 36 runs


Match 15: South Africa v West Indies
Monday 10th June, 10:30am – Hampshire Bowl, Southampton

Match abandoned with South Africa 29/2, no result


Match 16: Bangladesh v Sri Lanka
Tuesday 11th June, 10:30am – Bristol County Ground, Bristol

Match abandoned without a ball bowled due to rain


How to watch the Cricket World Cup 2019 around the world

Australia: Fox Sports and 9GEM

India: Star Sports 1 and Hotstar.com

Bangladesh: GTV and Rabbitholebd.com

New Zealand: Sky Sport and SkyGo

Pakistan: PTV Sports, Ten Sports and SonyLiv

Sri Lanka: SLRC and Channel Eye

Afghanistan: Radio Television Afghanistan

West Indies: ESPN Caribbean and ESPN Play Caribbean

South Africa: SuperSport

For the full list of international broadcasters, check out the official ICC website.

Which teams are in the Cricket World Cup 2019?

There are ten teams playing in the Cricket World Cup this year:

  • England
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Afghanistan
  • West Indies

Cricket World Cup 2019 venues

  • Headingley – Leeds
  • Trent Bridge – Nottingham
  • The Oval – London
  • Lord’s – London
  • Edgbaston – Birmingham
  • The Riverside – Durham
  • Bristol County Ground – Bristol
  • County Ground – Taunton
  • Hampshire Bowl – Southampton
  • Old Trafford – Manchester
  • Cardiff Wales Stadium – Cardiff

How to buy Cricket World Cup tickets

Cricket World Cup tickets remain on sale for selected matches throughout the tournament.

For the full list of availability, check out the tournament’s official ticketing website for up-to-date information.

Who won the first Cricket World Cup?

The first Cricket World Cup was held in the UK in 1975.

West Indies won the tournament after beating Australia in the final by 17 runs at Lord’s.

The Windies went on to defend their title four years later when they beat hosts England.

Who won the last Cricket World Cup?

The last Cricket World Cup was hosted by Australia and New Zealand in 2015.

Australia were crowned champions for the fifth time after defeating co-hosts New Zealand by seven wickets in the final.

When is the next Cricket World Cup?

Once the tournament in England and Wales draws to a close, there will be a four-year break until the next tournament.

The 2023 Cricket World Cup will be held in India from 9th February to 26th March 2023.


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