Cricket World Cup 2015 can be streamed live to your iOS or Android phone and tablet

Cricket World Cup 2015 can be streamed live to your iOS or Android phone and tablet
As a sport in the U.S., the popularity of cricket falls somewhere south of curling. But there are some who now live in the U.S. who spent their formative years in a region where cricket is played, and would love to watch the Cricket World Cup on a mobile device. First, some background. For those unaware, the Cricket World Cup is played every four years and includes the 14 top teams in the world. This year, those battling for the title include England, Australia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Scotland, South Africa, India, Pakistan, West Indies, Zimbabwe, Ireland and the United Arab Emirates.

All 49 games matches can be viewed live in the U.S. from the ESPN Cricket app (natch!) which is available for iOS and Android devices. In addition, if you miss a match that you've been dying to see, you can watch it on-demand at your convenience.

We are sure that there are some baseball fans out there who might be interested in checking this sport out. However, we must warn you that the price of the app is $99.99 which pretty much limits its use to those who are really passionate about the sport.

Perhaps ESPN should have followed the lead of India's Star Sports, which is charging Android and iOS users in the country just $2.50 to have all 49 games streamed to their mobile devices live. In India, cricket is extremely popular.


source: ESPNCricket2015-U.S. (iOS|Android), StarSports-India (iOS|Android), SkyGo-U.K. (iOS|Android), NOWTV-U.K. (iOS|Android), SMARTTV-Pakistan (iOS|Android), via RedmondPie

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20 Comments

1. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

India VS Pakistan leggo India lol

29. myindia

Posts: 23; Member since: Dec 30, 2011

This is our passion and our religion just like super bowl is in the US . We can never leggo :) and BTW , this would always be the moment which we eternally look for.a Match between India and Pak. and mind you this is the "Gentle man's Game" :>

2. Vanco3

Posts: 9; Member since: Jan 30, 2015

That was a good game. I wonder if they allow you to purchase matches a la carte to reduce the costs.

37. shaunstevin7

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

Just a tip for those who don't live in countries that stream world cup online. You can use PureVPN to remove the Geoblock and stream World Cup 2015 in your country Free on PC, IOS, Android now

3. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2281; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

I'd have to be awake all morning, which I won't do. Thank god the Fifa world cup won't be anywhere in the far east, within 20 years.

4. Mfa901

Posts: 291; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

99$..... no need streaming google now is doing the job pretty well with live scores

5. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I came into the article thinking it's about the AT&T service

6. AmitMajumder

Posts: 178; Member since: May 21, 2012

In India, the HotStar app from star sports streams all the matches for free.

7. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Great ! Now they only need to find someone who'll actually watch cricket in US.

30. myindia

Posts: 23; Member since: Dec 30, 2011

History of Cricket in the US is older than one could imagine . here you go Just a simple gogle search United_States_national_cricket_team would tell you that ... US is an affiliate nation and not "Matured" enough

8. Anshulonweb

Posts: 468; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

in india cricket isn't just a sport it's a religion...

31. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

totally agreed!

9. BobLawblaw unregistered

I live in Christchurch New Zealand And I'm so sick of people taking about this stupid sport that takes a day to play..

10. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

Its not easy you stupid.

19. BobLawblaw unregistered

'You stupid'... Me hungry, you not smart..

14. Nexus4lifes

Posts: 303; Member since: Feb 13, 2014

So you want a sport to last 11 seconds like you :)?

18. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Cricket is not a stupid sport, the cricket world cup after the Summer Olympics and the Soccer world cup is the third largest single sporting event. Like any sport once you really understand the game it can be very exciting. Look up cricketers like Brian Lara, sachin tendulkar etc masters batsmen, Shane Warne etc great spin bowlers, actually of all he sports I've seen ill say the most exciting catches happens in cricket it surpasses baseball. Balls comes at you 90 mph, balls hitting the ground then instantly angles 45 degrees. Its a great sport. By the way 20 over games lasts less than a day. 50 overs lasts a day and test matches 5 days. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eb4vo_fHBms https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OD0BSy9TeM

21. jojon

Posts: 437; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

one day to play?...this is the short version of the game, a test is 5 days so i guess you can go on being sick. For the record, the India /Pakistan game yesterday in Aust, had the biggest TV audience ever for a sporting event, some 1.4billion. So back to the flat white late'..

28. myindia

Posts: 23; Member since: Dec 30, 2011

"which well is like a version of cricket " - you asserted that you know what the sport is , which I see from your lame comments that you now nothing of . Just sleep as there would not be much contribution to the world from people like you , who just blurt out with bias and without any facts.

33. alifaizan

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 15, 2015

You can watch it on ESPN go but it charges $99 for the world cup. Why would anyone want to pay that amount of money when there are other better ways available. I did some research and found out that people in the USA are having trouble and are looking for ways to watch cricket world cup live in the USA. After digging in to the internet I found out about another way through which you can legally Stream cricket and you won't have to pay $100. Just a measley $4 will do. (Depending on the service you choose). You can check out the guide here. bestvpnservice.com/blog/watch-cricket-world-cup-20​15-live-online/ or if you are looking for a free option then : watchcric.com but the free means loads of ads and lags. You don't want that when you are streaming world cup matches.

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