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Sony Pictures Network, Star India stack up for sports broadcast rights

Star India has the ICC event's rights and the IPL under its belt among major cricket media rights, while SPN has over the past year acquired the rights to CA, ECB and the South Africa Cricket Board

Urvi Malvania 

Cricket broadcast

The broadcast landscape could look like a mirror image of itself from last year, if the in India (BCCI) gave the rights of the matches to India (SPN).

Last year around this time, had the rights to events from three major boards, BCCI, Australia (CA) and Board (ECB), along with those from the (ICC). on the other hand had the at the centre of its cricket portfolio along with international boards, including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and

At present, has the and the under its belt among major cricket media rights, while has over the past year acquired the rights to CA, ECB and the In February, also won the rights for audio-visual production services for and for the 2018-19 season. The BCCI, earlier this year, called for bids for media rights for the 2018-2023 period. Interested bidders could pick up tender documents for Rs 680,000 ($10,000).

Star India


Sony Pictures Network
  • (CA)
  • England and Wales cricket board (ECB)
  • Cricket Board (PCB)
  • Cricket
  • Cricket South Africa
  • Cricket West Indies
  • Zimbabwe Cricket Board
  • Caribbean Premier league
  • Big Bash
  • MCA T20 league

First Published: Mon, April 02 2018. 01:49 IST
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