List of 2011 Cricket World Cup broadcasting rights

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International Cricket Council sold its rights of broadcasting for 2011 Cricket World Cup for around US$2 Billion to ESPN Star Sports. It would be broadcasting all around the world in about 220 countries.[1]

For the first time, the Cricket World Cup will be broadcast in High Definition (HD) format. Live matches will also be shown by 3G mobile streaming for the first time.[2]

Each and every match will be covered by 27 cameras including features like movable slips cameras and new low 45-degree field cameras. The broadcast production will also have a mid-wicket camera position for live running between wickets.[2]

In United States, the official broadcaster Willow TV will broadcast the matches on Dish Network and DirecTV on the Willow Cricket HD channel. Using IPTV technology, Willow TV will broadcast matches to users of Roku, Google TV, PlayStation 3, DishworldIPTV, Boxee Box, Samsung Internet@TV, and Netgear Push2TV HD devices. The matches are also available on multiple tablet or mobile devices.[3][4]


Country/Continent Broadcaster(s)
 Africa Supersport
Australia Nine Network Only Australia matches and the final (on delay)
Fox Sports
Bangladesh Bangladesh Television Day/night matches and Bangladesh matches only
Canada Asian Television Network: PPV
People's Republic of China Star Sports
European Union Zee Cafe Hindi commentary
Fiji Fiji TV: Sky Pacific World
India ESPN
Star Sports Hindi commentary
Star Cricket
DD National India matches, semi-finals and finals
Malaysia Astro
 Middle East Arab Radio and Television Network: CricOne
New Zealand Sky Sport
Norway NRK1[5] Second semi-final and final
 Pacific Islands Sky Pacific: Sky Pacific World
Pakistan PTV, Geo Super
Philippines SkyCable: PPV
Singapore Star Cricket
South Africa Sabc3 Sport South Africa matches
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation: Channel Eye
Tonga Digicel: PPV
United Kingdom Sky Sports HD
Zee Cafe Hindi commentary
United States Willow TV, DirecTV, Dish Network
 West Indies Caribbean Media Corporation


Country Broadcaster
Australia ABC Local Radio
Bangladesh Bangladesh Betar
India All India Radio
New Zealand Radio Sport
Pakistan Hum FM
South Africa South African Broadcasting Corporation Radio 2000
Sri Lanka FM Derana
United Arab Emirates Channel 2 via Cricket Radio
United Kingdom BBC Radio
United States SiriusXM
 West Indies Caribbean Media Corporation


Country/Continent Broadcaster(s)
India ESPN STAR Sports (
Pakistan GEO Super (GEO Super Live)
Bangladesh ESPN STAR Sports (
Nepal ESPN STAR Sports (
Bhutan ESPN STAR Sports (
Sri Lanka ESPN STAR Sports (
Maldives ESPN STAR Sports (
 Southeast Asia ESPN Star Sports (
People's Republic of China ESPN Star Sports (
 Africa SuperSport (
Australia Fox Sports (
England BSkyB (
Wales BSkyB (
Scotland BSkyB (
Ireland BSkyB (
New Zealand Sky Sport (
United States Willow TV
 West Indies Caribbean Media Corporation (


  • This information now publish in Yahoo's cricket website: [1]
  • This information was earlier published in ICC's website:
  • This information was earlier published in's website:
  1. ^ 2011-ICC-World-Cup:-Countdown-begins. ESPN Star
  2. ^ a b ICC CWC 2011 to be broadcast in high definition ICC. Retrieved on 10 December 2010.
  3. ^ "Willow TV Channel". Retrieved 4 February 2016. 
  4. ^ Archived from the original on 10 July 2011. Retrieved 8 February 2011.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "Luftforsvaret i beredskap foran "alle kampers mor"". NRK. 29 March 2011. Retrieved 29 March 2011.