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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 is facing crunch talks with media rights partners who are tackling financial crises, according to reports in Australian media

New Zealand pay-television broadcaster Sky Sport has signed a new six-year rights deal with Cricket Australia

Social media giant Facebook has sealed global content partnership agreements in Australia with rugby, Aussie Rules and cricket rights-holders, it said on Wednesday

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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.