The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which is being jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand, will officially be launched through a live global broadcast from the Wellington event.

The prestigious ICC Cricket World Cup trophy.

The pools, venues and fixtures of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be announced simultaneously in Melbourne and Wellington at 0000 GMT on Tuesday 30 July.

The tournament was last played in both countries in 1992 and has become one of the most viewed international sports events in the world. In 2015, Australia and New Zealand will host 49 matches over 44 days in February and March.

Fans around the globe can watch all the action, being produced by the official ICC CWC 2015 broadcaster in New Zealand, Sky TV, live from Wellington in their own countries on the following networks:

STAR Sports STAR CRICKET Indian sub-continent (excluding Pakistan) Live at 0530 on 30th July; repeats at 1000 & 1300 on 30th July
PTV PTV SPORTS Pakistan Live at 0500; repeats at 2100 on 30th July
Ten Sports Ten Sports Pakistan Live at 0500 on 30th July
ADD/Pehla CricOne Middle East & North Africa Live at 0400 on 30th July
Sky NZ Sky Sport 1 New Zealand Live at 1200 on 30th July
ESPN ESPN3 USA and the Caribbean Live at 2000 on 29th July
SuperSport SuperSport2 South Africa & sub-Saharan Africa Live at 0200 on 30th July & repeat at 0600 on 30th July
Sportsnet Sportsnet World Canada Please check local listings

John Harnden, Chief Executive of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Local Organising Committee said he was excited to be able to involve fans around the globe in the announcement.

“There has been much speculation about the venues for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and we’re excited to be able to beam the Wellington component of our simultaneous announcements live around the world.”

The ICC Cricket World Cup website will also be streaming both Melbourne and Wellington events live exclusively. Fans are also encouraged to get involved online through the official social media channels and by using the official hashtag #cwc15.