Cricket

Calls for the UK government to add golf’s Open Championship, the Ashes cricket series and the final of football’s Uefa Champions League to the so-called ‘crown jewels’ list of sporting events have reporte…

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

Cricket’s Indian Premier League is poised to return to an exclusive broadcast rights agreement in the UK, after pay-TV rivals BT Sport and Sky were handed a deadline to submit their bids for a three-year c…

Digital sports content platform FanCode acquired exclusive rights in India to live stream the West Indies v Ireland cricket series currently underway

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has acquired rights in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe to this month’s West Indies v Ireland one-day and Twenty20 cricket series.

Cricket West Indies has appointed independent production company Whisper Films as host broadcaster for the West Indies v Ireland series in January.

Whisper Films has won the contract to produce England international cricket highlights for UK public broadcaster the BBC, it has been reported

Digital sports content and fantasy sports platform FanCode has agreed a multi-year deal for exclusive streaming rights in India to the Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 cricket competition

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in the Middle East and Africa.

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.

Global Sports Commerce has solidified its influence in the world of T20 cricket, retaining global media rights to the Pakistan Super League alongside its consortium partner Blitz Advertising

South African public-service broadcaster SABC has thanked Cricket South Africa for its “generosity” after the two parties struck a commercial rights deal with no upfront fee.

Labour has said the Cricket World Cup will be added to the UK’s ‘crown jewel’ list of sporting events reserved for broadcast on free-to-air television, if the party returns to power in next month’s general…

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has filed a claim for damages against the IMG-Reliance agency after the Indian company pulled out of a production agreement for the Pakistan Super League Twenty20 competition…

South African cricket competition the Mzansi Super League T20 has announced Sony Pictures Networks India as its media rights partner in the Indian subcontinent

The International Cricket Council has launched an invitation to tender for the provision of graphics services for its events spanning the four-year period from 2020 to 2023

The International Cricket Council has launched a tender process to secure a technology provider to manage its library of audio-visual content comprising video and imagery

New Zealand telco Spark has agreed a five-year digital content rights deal with the International Cricket Council

Aarti Dabas, the head of media rights, broadcast and digital at the International Cricket Council, resigned late this week following a corporate restructure of the ICC, SportBusiness understands

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has extended an exclusive agreement with the International Cricket Council (ICC) to continue delivering coverage of its events for the next four years

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.

Cricket South Africa has confirmed the extension of a rights deal with the SABC for the Mzansi Super League, with the cash-strapped public-service broadcaster reportedly paying a rights fee for this year’s e…

The International Cricket Council has announced an exclusive four-year digital rights agreement in the Indian subcontinent with social media giant Facebook

Indian pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks has acquired rights for the 2019 edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League cricket tournament, taking place November 14-24

OTT operator YuppTV has acquired digital streaming rights across a host of markets for India’s home cricket international matches in the 2019-20 season.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has agreed a two-year deal that will return national team and domestic cricket to the airwaves of All India Radio for the first time since 2014

The Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament has revealed details of its broadcast agreements in key markets around the world as the 2019 season gets underway today (Wednesday)

Cricket South Africa has struck a new deal with Global Sports Commerce, its commercial partner for the Mzansi Super League Twenty20 competition, extending the agency’s ties to the tournament by a further y…

Incremental rights fee increases for cricket’s Indian Premier League and World Cup, as well as a lukewarm advertising market, have been cited as reasons for pay-television broadcaster Star India suffering a…

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is launching a tender process for the sale of digital rights covering the governing body’s events between 2019 and 2023.

South African public-service broadcaster SABC has renewed a rights deal for the 2019 edition of Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) Mzansi Super League.

Sports Channel Network has acquired rights in the UK to the European Cricket League and the Hong Kong Cricket Sixes competitions

Digital terrestrial broadcaster FreeSports has acquired exclusive free-to-air rights in the UK to this year’s edition of cricket’s Global T20 Canada.

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

UK parliamentarians are reportedly to review the possibility of making the Cricket World Cup free-to-air in the country following the England team’s victory in this year’s competition.

UK commercial broadcaster Channel 4 has reached a partnership deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky Sports for the Cricket World Cup final that means Sunday's match between England and New Zealand will…