ICC Release List of Commentators for Cricket World Cup 2019

May 18, 2019 11:29 pm

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is one of the biggest sporting events in the world of cricket. In this arena, several cricketing nations battle it out to win the grand prize, the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy. Since this is an event of such a grand scale, in terms of the commentary team, only the best of the best can be recruited. In other words, not just the best players are in attendance, even the best commentators.

To that end, the ICC announced an enticing line up of commentators for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The tournament is scheduled to be played in England and Wales from the 30th of May onwards.

In addition to the list of commentators, the ICC press release gave a detailed broadcast plan for the Cricket World Cup. This event is expected to bring more than a billion fans closer to the action and players.

Michael Clarke will be making his commentating debut

To the delight of fans, 2015 Cricket World Cup-winning captain, Michael Clarke, is set to be added to the roster. Clarke will be commentating alongside some of cricket’s most respected broadcasters.

Another cricketing legend, ex England Captain, Nasser Hussain is also part of the commentary team. Hussain said, “The whole of England and Wales is buzzing with excitement in anticipation of the massive summer of cricket ahead. This edition of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup promises to be the most entertaining one yet and I cannot wait to be part of this event broadcast and witness history in the making, first hand.”

The full roster includes

  1. Michael Clarke
  2. Nasser Hussain
  3. Ian Bishop
  4. Sourav Ganguly
  5. Melanie Jones
  6. Kumar Sangakkara
  7. Michael Atherton
  8. Alison Mitchell
  9. Brendon McCullum
  10. Graeme Smith
  11. Shaun Pollock
  12. Wasim Akram
  13. Michael Slater
  14. Mark Nicholas
  15. Michael Holding
  16. Isa Guha
  17. Pommie Mbangwa
  18. Sanjay Manjrekar
  19. Harsha Bhogle
  20. Simon Doull
  21. Ian Smith
  22. Ramiz Raja
  23. Athar Ali Khan
  24. Ian Ward.

With a commentary panel of such calibre, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will certainly be made all the more entertaining.

Sourav Ganguly will be among the numerous commentators
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