Indian Premier League (IPL)

The proposed merger between Disney Star and Reliance is being driven to a great extent by the wish to avoid a repeat of the 2023 IPL, in which the two entities undercut each other, resulting in reduced advertising revenues.

Anil Jayaraj, Viacom18’s chief executive officer for sports, has told SportBusiness Media that domestic digital advertising revenues from the 2023 Indian Premier League were almost three times higher than last year.

Indian streaming service JioCinema has set a new global record for the most concurrent views for a live streamed event after over 32 million viewers tuned in to its coverage of the 2023 Indian Premier…

Record viewership for the IPL on Disney Star’s channels points to the enduring strength of linear, Sanjog Gupta tells SportBusiness Media.

DAZN conducted a successful sales process of its IPL rights in Oceania, with Foxtel paying an uplift on its previous fee in a new five-year deal, although Sky NZ's deal for the 2023 season is a slight decrease.

Sky has halved its cash rights fee for Indian Premier League rights in the UK and Ireland by striking a one-year, co-exclusive rights deal with DAZN.

Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has retained its long-running coverage of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in South Africa after striking a late rights deal for the T20 cricket competition

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has secured rights to the Indian Premier League after striking a late deal with media group DAZN

Evision, the media and entertainment arm of telco e& life, has acquired exclusive broadcast rights in the Mena region to the 2023 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket competition

DAZN and Sky Sports will share live coverage of all 74 matches from this year’s Indian Premier League in the UK and Ireland, after DAZN opted to sublicense rights to the pay-TV broadcaster.

Disney Star has said it will provide free-to-air access to T20 cricket competition the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the first time

Saudi Arabia's national tourism authority has become a sponsor of the Indian Premier League T20 cricket tournament

Splitting the rights for market-leading cricket properties between different broadcasters is a feature of the "evolution" of Indian sports media driven by rising costs, K Madhavan, the president of Disney…

India’s major media groups are satisfied with the results of the Indian Premier League’s e-auction, with Star and Viacom18 sharing the spoils and Sony content with the amount its rivals were forced to pay.

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah believes India has witnessed a “digital revolution” after the value of digital rights to the Indian Premier League (IPL) surpassed the val…

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has cemented its financial dominance of global cricket after auctioning the media rights to the Indian Premier League for INR48,390 crore ($6.2bn/€5.9

The Board of Control for Cricket in India yesterday sold the two main packages of domestic media rights for the Indian Premier League, although has not yet confirmed the winners

The value of global media rights for the Indian Premier League is set to more than double in the new cycle, 2023 to 2027, according to media reports in India