Netball is a well known sports in the west. It is an earlier version of Basketball and like basketball, Netball is also played between two teams. Each team has 7 players. In England first Netball match has been played in 1890. Till now it has become a very popular game in some region. INF, widely known as International Netball Federation had been arranging many Netball event for many years. The biggest Netball event even is Netball World Cup. Netball World Cup was previously known as World Netball Championship until 2011. This Netball World Cup event comes after every four years of round. Already thirteen World Cup event had been happened. This year in 2015, the fourteenth World Cup event will be held in Sydney, Australia. Tow venues has been selected for this year’s Netball World Cup. One will be Allphones Arena and the other one will be Netball Centrall. The event will start from 7th August and will end in 16th August.
Total 16 countries will participate and will be competing for their pride and righteous championship. One best team shall win and be able to hold the cup for their nation. Now let’s take a look on the list of participating countries :
Australia(hosts), New Zealand, England, Jamaica, Malawi, South Africa, Scotland, Wales, Samoa, Fiji, Trinidad and Tobago, Singapore, Barbados, Sri Lanka, Uganda and Zambia total 16 nation. As we can see that Australia is the hosting country this time and they took the advantage of Auto-Qualification.
Few channels will be the broadcaster of Netball World Cup 2015. Each and every matches shall be telecasted on broadcasters TV channels :
Australia : All Australian matches will be breadcasted on Network 10 channel. And all matches will be in Fox Sports channel.
New Zealand : The only channel from NZ will be the broadcaster is Sky Network Television.
United Kingdom(Uk) : All the states in United Kingdom will be enjoing the Netball World Cup matches through BSKYB channel.
The matches will be held on group wise. There will be four groups and each group contains four team. Lets check those groups/pools and match fixture again:
Group – A : Australia, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago and New Zealand.
Group – B : England, Jamaica, Scotland and Samoa.
Group – C : South Africa, Malawi, Singapore and Sri Lanka.
Group – D : Wales, Fiji, Uganda and Zambia.
Host : Australia
Date : August 7th – August 16th
Venue :Allphones Arena and Netball Central
Competing Countries : 16 countries