This is the kind of match that World Cups were made for, whether football, rugby or cricket. When one of the sports' powerhouses comes up against an emerging nation. This is the first of the Cricket World Cup 2019 and it features champions Australia against Afghanistan. It's a day-night game, with the floodlights potentially playing the part of leveller. We'd advise making plans to watch this one – that's why we've created this guide for getting an Australia vs Afghanistan live stream, regardless of where you are in the world.
To nobody's surprise at all,^( has Australia as huge favourites for this one. Current champions, the most all-time Cricket World Cup wins, four titles in the last five editions, and now welcoming back two of their most destructive players. The suspension from the sport of Steve Smith and David Warner was well documented, but they've slotted straight back in to the Aussie set up like they've never been away. Whatever, you think of them, they'll be a huge factor in Australia's success in the World Cup and Ashes in 2019.
Afghanistan's preparations for the Cricket World Cup have been somewhat mixed. They lost heavily to an impressive England team, but took a famous victory against Pakistan. And the spoils were shared against Ireland, who haven't even made it to the tournament. Their star man is undoubtedly Rashid Khan. The 20-year-old all-rounder already has 59 ODI caps and combines devastating leg breaks with big striking down the order. This is his chance to make a real name for himself.
Both teams will be desperate to make an early mark on the 2019 Cricket World Cup in Bristol. Getting an Australia vs Afghanistan live stream is the easy bit and you can continue reading to see how to watch from just about anywhere on Earth.
Watch a Cricket World Cup 2019 live stream from outside your country
Watching in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, US or India? We've got all the details you need about the broadcaster in your country further down this page.
But if you're away from your home country today, the minute you try to watch your domestic broadcast you'll discover that you can't because of geo-blocking. That's annoying, but by using a^( you can watch it anyway without reverting to some dodgy, illegal feed you've dug out online.