How to Watch or Stream Australia in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Australia has enjoyed more success than any other team at the World Cup, particularly in recent years, and it isn’t close. Victorious in five tournaments overall and four of the past five events, they have made winning here a habit.

Heading into 2019, they aren’t as well-placed as they have been in previous years, but a spate of recent good form and the return of Steve Smith and David Warner will have the top teams looking nervously over their shoulders.

Australia team in Cricket World Cup streaming on free to air TV

ICC Cricket World Cup TV Preview – Can Australia win a sixth World Cup?

Australia enters the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 as the number five ranked side in the world, perhaps their lowest ranking heading into the tournament this century. And yet, there is plenty of cause of optimism. Australia’s bowling attack boasts some of the best bowlers in world cricket, while a batting lineup which a few months ago seemed littered with holes is now one of the most formidable at the tournament – a result of the return of David Warner and Steve Smith as well as a huge turnaround in form from many other batsmen.

The team’s ODI form over the Australian summer was far from promising. A 2-1 loss to South Africa preceded a 2-1 loss to India, both of which came on home soil – a rare occurrence. After heading to India and dropping the first two matches a few months later, Australia’s hopes at the World Cup seemed virtually nil, but an incredible turnaround saw them fight back to beat India 3-2 before demolishing Pakistan 5-0. Suddenly, things don’t seem so bleak after all.

Australia’s performance at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will obviously generate plenty of interest, and as a result the official ICC Cricket World Cup free to air broadcaster in Australia, Channel Nine, will be televising all of their Group Stage matches. However, only a handful of other matches will be shown on Nine, as well as the finals. In contrast, the Kayo Sports coverage of the ICC Cricket World Cup is significantly more comprehensive, broadcasting every delivery of the tournament live and in High Definition, as well as on-demand for those who want to catch up at a later date.*

How to Stream Every Australia Match at the ICC Cricket World Cup

Kayo will be the place to go for everything Australia at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Every single delivery of their nine group matches will be aired both live and on-demand, and if they advance through to the finals as expected, you’ll be able to stream those matches too.*

You’ll also get access to a range of great features, including SplitView – which enables you to watch numerous sporting events on one screen simultaneously – as well as No Spoilers (hides the scores) and Key Moments (lets you jump to the most important moments of the match), both of which greatly enhance the viewing experience for those watching on-demand. Kayo also has a Minis Cricket on demand option, which allows fans to watch a multi hours match in a version condensed into just 15-30 minutes.* Considering every game of the tournament will run into the early hours of the morning, this feature will be key in allowing you to stay on top of the action.

Simply take a moment to review the Kayo 14 days free trial, and then check out the ICC Cricket World Cup fixtures listed below so you can start streaming Australia live to one of the variety of eligible devices listed below.*

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What time does Australia play? Live TV Fixtures (AEST)

TV fixtures shown as Sydney time, adjust for regional differences. ICC Cricket World Cup on demand match replays will be made available following the conclusion of each contest. Consult the on-screen Kayo TV Guide for exact replay times.

Australia Live TV Times (Sydney time)

Saturday 1 JuneAustralia v Afghanistan10.30pmNine / Foxtel / Kayo
Thursday 6 JuneAustralia v West Indies7.30pmNine / Foxtel / Kayo
Sunday 9 JuneAustralia v India7.30pmNine / Foxtel / Kayo
Wednesday 12 JuneAustralia v Pakistan7.30pmNine / Foxtel / Kayo
Saturday 15 JuneAustralia v Sri Lanka7.30pmNine / Foxtel / Kayo
Thursday 20 JuneAustralia v Bangladesh7.30pmNine / Foxtel / Kayo
Tuesday 25 JuneAustralia v England7.30pmNine / Foxtel / Kayo
Saturday 29 JuneAustralia v New Zealand10.30pmNine / Foxtel / Kayo
Saturday 6 JulyAustralia v South Africa10.30pmNine / Foxtel / Kayo

Cricket World Cup Streaming Guide

Kayo Sports allows you to enjoy Australia at the ICC Cricket World Cup on a wide range of streaming devices, giving you more flexibility than ever. You can tune into every delivery on your PC or Mac (via any of Safari, Firefox, Chrome or Edge), as well as iOS and Android mobiles and tablets, Apple TV, Telstra TV and Android TV, and Google Chromecast.*

Australia Match Previews

After what should be two victories to kick off their campaign, Australia will face arguably their biggest test when they match-up against India on Sunday, the 9th of June. One of the two sides more highly rated than them in the lead up to the tournament, India will pose a massive challenge for the Australians, who will be looking to stamp their authority on the tournament with a win here.

A couple of weeks later, Australia will face England and 30,000 of their screaming fans at Lords, the home of cricket, on the 25th of June. With the Group Stage beginning to wind down, this match could have massive repercussions for the finals, and with two of the oldest rivals in the game likely fighting for similar positions, expect plenty of heat in this one.

Australia ICC Cricket World Cup

Australia’s ICC Cricket World Cup Results

Australia’s history at the World Cup is a tale of two halves. It didn’t get off to an ideal start, with two Group Stage exits in the first three tournaments preceding a dramatic seven-run win over England in the 1987 final which saw them go home with the silverware for the first time. The next tournament saw yet another Group Stage exit, this time in front of their home crowd, but from then onwards things really started to turn around.

1975Runner Up
1979Group Stage
1983Group Stage
1992Group Stage
1996Runner Up
2011Quarter Final

A finals loss in 1996 kick-started an extraordinary period of success which would see them win the next three World Cups and four of the next five, signalling an era of incredible dominance for the team. A highlight among these was a dominant win in the 2015 final at the MCG against New Zealand, just the second time a team had won the event in front of their home crowd.

Australia World Cup Stats

Total Record61-3-21
Highest Innings Total6/417 (vs Afghanistan, 2015)
Lowest Innings Total129 (vs India, 1983)
Highest Individual Innings178 (David Warner vs Afghanistan, 2015)
Best Bowling Figures7/15 (Glenn McGrath vs Namibia, 2003)
Most Matches46 (Ricky Ponting)

*Kayo requires internet & compatible device. Data charges apply. SplitView available on selected, compatible devices. Kayo Sports service may only be used within Australia. 14 day free trial available to new Kayo customers only. HD availability subject to your Internet service and device capabilities.

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