Commentary Panel for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Commentary Panel for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

ICC has announced the 24-member commentary panel from all the major cricketing nations for the Cricket World Cup 2019 which is going to be held from 30th May, 2019 to 14th July, 2019 in England and Wales. Winning Captain of World Cup 2015, Michael Clarke is also in the list to make debut in commentary in World Cup. ICC TV will provide coverage of all 48 matches as well as all the warm-up matches for the first time. As Cricket World Cup 2019 comes near, it is becoming more exciting for the cricket fans in all over the world. Commentators will express their opinions and explanations about the players and teams in this big event.


Former England cricketer Isa Guha, Australian cricketer Melanie Jones and English Sports broadcaster Alison Mitchell are the three female commentators in the panel. Wasim Akram and Ramiz Raja are the representatives from the Pakistan. Sri Lankan wicket keeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara is also in the list.Michael Atherton, Nasser Hussain and Ian Ward are from the England side. South African captains Graeme Smith and Shaun Pollock will also entertain the fans through their commentary. Bangladeshi Athar Ali Khan and Indian former cricketers Sanjay Manjrekar, Sourav Ganguly and Harsha Bhogle are also the part of the panel. New Zealand will be represented by Simon Doull, Ian Smith and Brendon McCullum. Commentary panel also has Michael Holding and Ian Bishop from West Indies.

Complete Commentary Panel:
Ian Ward, Ramiz Raja, Simon Doull, Sanjay Manjrekar, Isa Guha, Mark Nicholas, Shaun Pollock, Michael Clarke, Ian Bishop, Melanie Jones, Michael Atherton, Bredon McCullum, Wasim Akram, Athar Ali khan, Ian Smith, Harsha Bhogle, Pommie Mbangwa, Michael Holding, Michael Slater, Graeme Smith, Alison Mitchell, Kumar Sangakkara, Sourav Ganguly and Nasser Hussain.

In every match 32 cameras will be used including front and reverse view stump camera, eight ultra-motion Hawk Eye cameras and Spidercam. In this Cricket World Cup, for the first time 360° replays will produce to capture the stunning and big moments in the matches. In all venues, Drone cameras will be used to provide visuals and a Buggy Cam to view the ground level. ICC has also arranged to provide team features, venue features, match previews, players profiles and some content from behind the scenes on daily basis.

“I am excited to welcome such a talented team of broadcasters to ICC TV, they will bring the life to ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup for more than a billion fans around the world.” Said by Aarti Dabas, head of Media Rights, Broadcast and Digital.