Where to watch ICC World Cup 2023 Warm-Up Matches: Full List of channels and Schedule

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Where to watch ICC World Cup 2023 Warm-Up Matches

Where to watch ICC World Cup 2023 Warm-Up Matches: The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup is just around the corner, and the 10 participating teams are gearing up for the mega event with some warm-up matches. The warm-up fixtures will be held across three venues in India: Hyderabad, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram.

The warm-up matches will take place from Friday 29 September to Tuesday 3 October, giving the teams a chance to get used to the conditions and fine-tune their strategies. Each team will play two warm-up games against different opponents. The warm-up matches are not official ODIs and do not count towards the rankings or statistics.

The good news for cricket fans is that they can watch the warm-up matches live on various platforms, depending on their region. In India, the host nation, all the warm-up fixtures will be broadcast live on Star Sports and streamed live on Disney+ Hotstar. In Pakistan, PTV and ARY will show all the warm-up games live. In Sri Lanka, Maharaja TV will telecast the warm-up matches.

In New Zealand, Sky Sports NZ will cover the warm-up matches live, while in Australia, Fox Sports will air the matches on both linear and Kayo. In England, Sky Sports will show most of the warm-up fixtures live on linear and digital, except for three matches: South Africa v Afghanistan, Australia v Netherlands and Afghanistan v Sri Lanka.

In Afghanistan, Ariana TV will broadcast all the warm-up matches live, while in Bangladesh, Gazi TV will show the matches of The Tigers live.

Where to watch ICC World Cup 2023 Warm-Up Matches

AfghanistanAriana TVAll matches to be shown live on linear & digital.
AustraliaFox SportsAll matches to be shown live.  Bangladesh v Sri Lanka and Afg v SL to be shown on Kayo only. Rest will be on linear & Kayo. Schedule attached.
BangladeshGazi TVThe two Bangladesh matches will be shown live on linear and digital. 
CanadaWillowAll matches to be shown on digital. Select matches to be shown on TV
Caribbean IslandsESPN CaribbeanNo warm up matches
Central & South America and MexicoESPNNo warm up matches
BrazilESPNNo warm up matches
Continental Europe and SEA(excluding Singapore)Yupp TVAll matches live on Yupp TV
Hong KongPCCW/Yupp TVAll matches live on Yupp TV
IndiaStar SportsAll matches shown live on linear TV via the Star Sports network & simulcast on digital via Disney+Hotstar.
Maldives, Nepal, BhutanStar SportsAll matches shown live on linear TV via the Star Sports network.
MalaysiaMEASAT/Yupp TVAll matches live on Yupp TV
MENAEtisalatAll matches will be live on CricLife Max, CricLife1 and CricLife2.
NetherlandsTBCNo warm up matches
New ZealandSky Sport NZAvailable on SKY NZ
Pacific IslandsDigicelNo warm up matches
PakistanPTVMatches to be shown on PTV & ARY.
ARY
SingaporeStarHubAll matches to be shown on TV & Digital
Sri LankaMaharaja TVAll matches to be covered on TV and Digital
South Africa and Sub-Saharan AfricaSuperSportMost warm up matches on linear TV
UKSky SportsAl warmup matches except SA v Afg, Aus v Ned & Afg v SL shown on linear and digital.
USAESPN+All matches to be shown by ESPN+
WillowSelect matches to be shown by Willow TV on linear

Here is the full schedule of the warm-up fixtures:

Friday 29 September

  • Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati
  • South Africa v Afghanistan, Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram
  • New Zealand v Pakistan, Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad

Saturday 30 September

  • India v England, Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati
  • Australia v Netherlands, Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram

Monday 2 October

  • England v Bangladesh, Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati
  • New Zealand v South Africa, Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram

Tuesday 3 October

  • Afghanistan v Sri Lanka, Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati
  • India v Netherlands, Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Pakistan v Australia, Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad

After the warm-up matches are over, the Cricket World Cup will kick off on October 5 in Ahmedabad with a blockbuster clash between England and New Zealand, who played in the thrilling final of the 2019 edition.

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