London: The much-anticipated World Test Championship final is set to kick off on Wednesday, featuring a clash between Team India and Australia at the iconic Oval stadium. This marks India’s consecutive appearance in the tournament’s title match, following their disappointing loss to New Zealand in the previous edition. Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, India secured their spot in the final during their last bilateral series against Australia.
Cricket enthusiasts can catch the action live on Star Sports, a popular sports channel, as well as on the streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar. Notably, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that the final will also be broadcast for free in India on the government-owned television channel, Doordarshan’s ‘DD Sports’.
The ICC further revealed that the final is expected to captivate a massive global audience, estimated to reach nearly 700 million viewers. In India, Star Sports will provide coverage in English, along with regional coverage in Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, and Telugu. Fans can also enjoy live coverage of each day’s play on Disney+ Hotstar. For those who prefer the convenience of traditional television, Doordarshan’s DD Sports channel will also air the matches.
With such widespread coverage and accessibility, the World Test Championship final promises to be an enthralling spectacle, captivating fans from around the world.