Cricket

UK production company Whisper Films has agreed a deal with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to produce online highlights and clips of the latter’s events for the remainder of 2020.

The Blitz agency, domestic broadcast rights-holder of the Pakistan Super League, has taken legal action against the Pakistan Cricket Board over rights payments for the suspended 2020 season of the Twenty20…

The International Cricket Council has claimed that the Women's T20 World Cup 2020 was one of the most-watched women’s sporting events in history.

A number of Sri Lanka’s national team cricketers will return to action next week in the 12-day-long PDC T10 league tournament.

Sri Lanka Cricket has again been forced into extending its global media-rights invitation to tender process, amid reports of concerns from bidders over the status of its scheduled series against India

The International Cricket Council pushed back until next month a decision on whether this year’s T20 World Cup will go ahead as scheduled in Australia in October and November.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired highlights rights to the England cricket team’s Test and one-day international matches this summer, while it has also agreed a deal to cover the V-Series W…

Incumbent rights-holder Sony Pictures Networks India is the only serious bidder in an ongoing tender process for Sri Lanka Cricket's international media rights, according to Indian news website InsideSport

Sports data and AI technology company Stats Perform has reached an agreement with Sportsfever360, a sports management organisation in Pakistan, to deliver Opta cricket data through Sportsfever360’s technologies a…

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.

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star is poised to strengthen its grip on cricket broadcasting in the subcontinent by beating incumbent Sony to the rights for Cricket South Africa content.

Disney’s decision to refocus Star India’s Hotstar OTT platform on its domestic market paved the way for the return of Indian Premier League cricket rights in the UK to pay-television broadcaster Sky.

Media company Star India’s plans to use the Indian Premier League to develop its Hotstar OTT platform in the UK drove pay-television broadcaster Sky’s loss of the property, SportBusiness Media understands.

The Pakistan Cricket Board is searching for a consultant to help it with its media rights sales for home international matches in the 2020-23 period

The International Cricket Council has begun recruiting a media-rights manager after the shock resignation of Aarti Dabas late last year

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

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has said it will investigate claims that its incoming chair, Ian Watmore, left his previous role with the English Football League (EFL) after allegations of misconduct

The Pakistan Cricket Board lost out on between $80m (€74m) and $90m in media-rights revenue during its last five-year rights cycle because it was unable to schedule home matches against India, according t…

India-based agency ITW has apologised to the Pakistan Cricket Board for a mix-up that saw Pakistan Super League cricket matches streamed on UK betting website Bet365 against the board's wishes

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has accepted a request from broadcast rights-holder, pay-television broadcaster Star India, to open up its archives amid the lack of live action due to the Covid-19…

International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Manu Sawhney has said the governing body is considering unbundling broadcast rights for its major women’s events on the back of record viewing figures f…

Twenty20 cricket competition the Caribbean Premier League has sought to promote its scheduled 2020 season by engaging in a venture with cloud-based video production, editing and distribution company, Grabyo

The International Cricket Council has become the latest sports body to open up its archive of match footage and programming to its broadcast rights-holders amid the ongoing effect of the Covid-19 pandemic

Sri Lanka Cricket has launched a new combined invitation to tender for its television, radio and digital rights after determining that separate tenders failed to produce bids of a satisfactory nature

Organisers of the European Cricket League have furthered their plans to develop the sport in Europe through the launch of the European Cricket Series

Nine Entertainment chief executive Hugh Marks has pinpointed the removal of one-off sports coverage such as The Ashes and the Cricket World Cup to cut down on costs, according to the Australian Associated…

The International Cricket Council Women's T20 World Cup 2020 has set new crowd, broadcast and digital coverage benchmarks in its first six matches and four days of the competition

New Indian sports application SportsTiger acquired live streaming rights for the 2020 Pakistan Super League cricket tournament

Indian pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Television is partnering with restaurant operator Impresario Entertainment and Hospitality to create live viewing experiences for cricket fans during the…

Pay-television broadcaster beIN has agreed a one-season deal to broadcast cricket’s Pakistan Super League in Australia and across various Asia countries and territories.

Cricket's Pakistan Super League (PSL) has signed up Chinese telco Oppo as a sponsor ahead of its 2020 edition

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Sports has acquired exclusive rights to cricket’s Indian Premier League in the UK and Ireland in a three-year deal from 2020 to 2022.

Bids for international media rights and a media production contract for Sri Lanka Cricket properties for the 2020-23 period are due next Thursday, February 20

Pay-television broadcaster Star India is working on a new cricket destination within its Hotstar streaming app, as it continues preparations for the 2020 Indian Premier League season

The Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed the consortium of Tower Sports and SportzWorkz to handle broadcast production for the 2020 Pakistan Super League, the first edition of the Twenty20 competition…

Pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks has acquired media rights in India to the upcoming women’s T20 Tri-Nation Series in Australia, between Australia, England and India.

Surrey County Cricket Club has launched an official channel on short-form video sharing app TikTok, claiming it is the first professional cricket team to do so