New Zealand Cricket

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has taken advantage of Sky’s reduced appetite for international cricket board rights, securing deals with Cricket West Indies and New Zealand Cricket by committing to pay for each board’s entire available inventory.

Sports data and technology company Stats Perform has retained one of its key cricket clients in a new agreement with the sport’s governing body in New Zealand.

Amazon’s push for New Zealand Cricket rights in India stirred the local media-rights market, helping the board secure a strong deal with the ecommerce giant. But the market does not expect Amazon to move quickly into sports rights in India – instead, it anticipates the same careful approach the company has used in other territories it has entered.
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ESPN+, the Disney-owned OTT streaming service, has retained its rights in the US market to top international cricket played in New Zealand in a new long-term agreement with the sport’s governing body i…

Amazon has acquired the exclusive media rights in India for international cricket matches played in New Zealand in a deal covering the Southern Hemisphere summer cricket seasons from 2020-21 to 2025-26

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star Sports and New Zealand Cricket have failed to reach agreement on the renewal of their rights deal, according to a report

Six second-tier cricket boards are facing difficult market conditions as they attempt to sell their global rights, with existing problems exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Telcoms operator Spark has landed another blow in its ongoing battle with Sky New Zealand by replacing the pay-television broadcaster as New Zealand Cricket’s domestic rights-holder.

Two scheduled India tours has helped the Pitch International agency finally sell New Zealand Cricket rights in the Indian subcontinent after three years without a deal.

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star Sports has agreed a three-year rights deal with New Zealand Cricket, the governing body of the sport in the country.

The Sporty Solutionz agency has agreed a three-year deal with New Zealand Cricket to sublicense the media rights of its national team in a host of markets across the Indian subcontinent.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has paid a significantly increased fee to hold on to New Zealand’s domestic cricket rights, facing one rival bidder and the threat of new market entrants.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has signed a six-year extension to its rights agreement with New Zealand Cricket, the governing body for the sport in the country.

The New Zealand Cricket governing body has secured the largest broadcast revenue ever paid out to a national sporting organisation from India’s ongoing tour of the country, according to the Fairfax Media news agency.

UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB today announced the acquisition of long-term rights deals for rugby league’s European Super League, the British and Irish Lions rugby union touring team, the England national cricket team, Scottish football, speedway and WWE wrestling entertainment.