The cricket world cup fever is started and Sky Sports has announced that they are going to launch a dedicated channel for the entire 2015 world cup. Sky Sport 2 channel will become ‘Sky Sports World Cup’ from the very first day of world cup i.e. 14th February to the final of tournament on 29 March.
ICC world cup is the most popular sporting event in this year’s calendar, hence Sky Sports will bring live action and telecast of the tournament along with experts views. Sky Sports cricket studio will be managed and staged by some popular names like Ian Ward, Matt Floyd, David Gower, Andrew Strauss, Matt Prior and Bob Willis.
Sky Sports Managing director Barney Francis said, “The Cricket World Cup is the one of the world’s biggest sporting events, offering six weeks of rivalry between 14 nations. By dedicating a whole channel to the tournament, fans know that there’s only one place to watch all of the action live, catch up with highlights and enjoy the reaction and views of our experts. This is the biggest ever year of cricket on Sky Sports and the channel will help to make sure it’s our best yet.”
Sky Sports expert and former England captain Bob Willis said, “I was lucky enough to play in two World Cups and as player you want to compete against the top teams on the biggest stage. It’s only a month to go now until Sky Sports World Cup launches and as a studio analyst and a fan, I can’t wait to watch as all of the excitement and the stories unfold.”
You can watch live cricket matches of 2015 ICC world cup on Sky Sports World Cup Channel starting from 14th February and will conclude on 29 March.