Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
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.
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.
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
More than 20 broadcasters have expressed an interest in acquiring rights to the Indian Premier League Twenty20 club cricket competition.