Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

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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.

OTT operator YuppTV has acquired digital streaming rights across a host of markets for India’s home cricket international matches in the 2019-20 season.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has agreed a two-year deal that will return national team and domestic cricket to the airwaves of All India Radio for the first time since 2014

After missing out in the initial tender, mobile network operator Jio has signed an agreement with Star India to stream all cricket matches organised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India for the…

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has been hit with a fine of Rs520m (€6.94m/$8.36m) after being found guilty of breaches of competition rules when negotiating rights deals for Twenty20 tournament the Indian Premier League.

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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.