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Australian media-rights experts believe Foxtel and Seven’s deal for Cricket Australia rights works for all parties, despite Foxtel bearing the brunt of a 67-per-cent fee increase

Cricket Australia expanded its relationship with in-flight/in-ship broadcaster Sport 24 last week, to include coverage of this year’s Ashes Test series.

BeIN Media Group agreed its first deal for cricket rights last week, marking a notable change in strategy and a clear statement of intent it will go after content traditionally held by its Middle-Eastern rival OSN.

Cricket Australia’s media rights in the Indian subcontinent have significantly dropped in value in a new long-term deal with Sony Pictures Networks India.

Cricket Australia will earn about A$65,000 (€46,000/$49,000) per season from free-to-air deals struck in Fiji and Papua New Guinea late last year.

Cricket Australia has announced a new deal with streaming platform LIVENow to broadcast live coverage from all international matches on India’s tour of Australia as well as the KFC Big Bash League and s…

The Women’s Big Bash League will receive its biggest television footprint to date after Cricket Australia’s domestic broadcasters committed to wider coverage of the 2020 edition of the Twenty20 competition.

Cricket Australia has agreed a domestic radio rights deal with Sports Entertainment Network for the 2019-20 season and expanded its Sheffied Shield coverage through Foxtel

Australian commercial broadcaster Seven has made a A$10m ($7.1m/€6.1

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The erosion of SuperSport’s portfolio in sub-Saharan Africa continued last week following Cricket Australia’s decision to divide its rights between the region’s two biggest rivals.

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport this week blindsided its main rival Sky by picking up Ashes cricket rights, paying a rights-fee increase of about 20 per cent.

Cricket Australia will take a more flexible approach to its rights sales when its global advisory deal with the IMG Events & Media agency expires after the 2015-16 season.

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

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