Channel 5 has struck a deal with Sky for broadcasting daily highlights of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, starting next month.
The one-hour nightly highlights package will air at 19:00 over the 48-day tournament. The highlights will also be made available on Channel 5’s on-demand platform, My5 after the linear broadcast.
Federico Ruiz, Commissioning Editor, Channel 5 and Paramount+ commented, “Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for one of the most hotly anticipated sporting events this Autumn. With England going into battle to retain their title, our World Cup coverage will have fans across the country on the edge of their seats so clear your diary and tune in.”
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Bryan Henderson, Director of Cricket, Sky Sports, added, “It’s been a brilliant summer of cricket with record breaking viewership figures across the Men’s and Women’s Ashes as well as attendance records at The Hundred, so this competition represents a huge opportunity to capitalise on newer fans to the sport. As the home of cricket in UK and Ireland, we’re committed to delivering the very best coverage and analysis of the Men’s Cricket World Cup, which we’re delighted to do so alongside Channel 5.”