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The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has sold its rights separately in the Caribbean for the first time, earning a strong increase on their previous allocated value in the region.

Two more India tours have not prevented a fall in the value of England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) media rights in the Indian subcontinent.

The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) roughly doubled the value of its media rights in the Middle East and North Africa last month after carving them out from a future Asian deal.

The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) enjoyed the best of both worlds in agreeing its new domestic deals last week – it has grown media-rights revenue by almost 180 per cent and secured significant free-to-air coverage on UK public-service broadcaster the BBC.

UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB is thought to be paying a small increase for the rights to English cricket in its extension with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

UK public broadcaster the BBC has reportedly confirmed it will televise the women’s final of new white-ball cricket competition The Hundred, granting live free-to-air exposure in the country to the women’s gam…

International sports broadcaster ESPN has acquired rights in the Caribbean to events organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky has retained the majority of its rights with the England & Wales Cricket Board, as public-service broadcaster the BBC returned as a live broadcaster of the sport under new deals that will be worth £1.1bn (€1.25bn/$1.4bn) in total.

The England and Wales Cricket Board’s media-rights sales process for international and domestic cricket for the five-year period spanning 2020 to 2024 is set to close tomorrow (Wednesday), with competition between pay-television broadcasters Sky and BT Sport reportedly set to push the contract past the £1bn (€1.13bn/$1.26bn) mark.

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UK sports production and media company Sunset+Vine will look for “more and more” opportunities for rights acquisitions following its four-year archive rights deal with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

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.