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Fierce competition helped the Board of Control for Cricket in India earn a substantial increase in the value of its global media rights last week.

India’s listed-events legislation is expected to widen to include the Indian Premier League early next year, a move likely to prompt a legal challenge from Star India.

Board of Control for Cricket in India chief executive Rahul Johri told TV Sports Markets selling global Indian Premier League media rights to Star India for $2.55bn (€2.14bn) was a “game-defining moment”.

Interview with Rahul Johri, chief executive of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, about the Indian Premier League's $2.55bn deal with Star India

Star India’s new deal for Indian Premier League internet and mobile rights helps the broadcaster in three ways: it gives it vital digital content, helps undermine the exclusivity of rival Sony, and ensures Star has a role in IPL coverage ahead of the sale of the main television rights in India.

The 2020 Indian Premier League T20 cricket tournament got underway on Saturday in the United Arab Emirates, after a six-month delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic

The Indian Premier League has released the schedule for its 2020 season in the United Arab Emirates

The Board of Control for Cricket in India is said to have identified a calendar slot of September 26 to November 8 for the rescheduled 2020 Indian Premier League, with broadcast rights-holder Star India…

Indian digital sports platform FanCode has said it was tricked into streaming a fraudulent T20 cricket competition last month, in a remarkable case that is under investigation by police and cricket authorities

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The ICC’s ambitious income target for its next cycle of media rights sales

Big-hitting BSkyB lands two more cricket deals to keep BT at bay

Proposal for alternative international-cricket schedule.

UK pay-operator’s English Premier League deal was year's largest television sports-rights deal.

Australian, English, South African, New Zealand, Zimbabwean boards to benefit from new Asian television rights deals.

$612 million deal signed by the Nimbus Sport agency for worldwide television rights for cricket played in India is looking increasingly risky.