Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has been ordered by the country’s Supreme Court to carry out a series of reforms of its governance structure, but a key proposal that would have severely damaged its revenues from broadcast rights has been rejected.
Sony Pictures Networks has been given a 60-day window to submit an offer to retain rights to the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket competition, according to the Times of India newspaper.
The International Cricket Council has reported on a number of broadcast and digital records for the 2016 World Twenty20 national team tournament, the first major event produced by its ICC TV division.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has been ordered to pay sports broadcaster and media and entertainment company Nimbus Communications Rs118.8m (€1.6m/$1.8m) following the second arbitration case resulting from its 2011 decision to terminate a media rights and production partnership.
India has withdrawn from its proposed tour of Zimbabwe, with an ongoing feud between the Board of Control for Cricket in India and host broadcaster Ten Sports cited as one of the main reasons behind the decision.
The proposed cricket series between Pakistan and India at the end of this year could be in jeopardy due to the ongoing dispute between the Board of Control for Cricket in India and the Pakistan Cricket Board’s broadcast partner, pay-television broadcaster Ten Sports.
US sports broadcaster ESPN has acquired media rights for Twenty20 cricket competition the Indian Premier League.
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.
India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED), the country’s top financial watchdog, has issued a show cause notice against the Board of Control for Cricket in India, Indian Premier League, broadcasters and agencies in relation to a media-rights deal agreed in the founding years of the Twenty20 tournament.
The Novi Digital Entertainment subsidiary of pay-television broadcaster Star India has acquired rights for the next three seasons of the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament, from 2015 to 2017.
Indian public-service broadcaster Doordarshan has been permitted to share broadcast signals of the 2015 Cricket World Cup with cable television operators on a temporary basis following a ruling from the country’s Supreme Court today (Tuesday).
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has pushed the deadline for a media rights tender to its Indian Premier League Twenty20 competition back by one week to February 10.
The operators of the Indian Premier League will put digital rights for the Twenty20 cricket tournament on the market next month, according to the Live Mint news website.
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.