On the back of Twitter's purchase of the IPL rights tender and its announcement of several sports streaming deals in Asia-Pacific, Aneesh Madani talks to TV Sports Markets about the social media platform's future strategy regarding sports rights in the region.
Board of Control for Cricket in India chief executive Rahul Johri told TV Sports Markets selling global Indian Premier League media rights to Star India for $2.55bn (€2.14bn) was a “game-defining moment”.
Interview with Rahul Johri, chief executive of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, about the Indian Premier League's $2.55bn deal with Star India
In the latest interactive monthly data report, TV Sports Markets analyses the media-rights landscape in Cricket, looking at national cricket boards, the International Cricket Council and a special insight into the biggest deals in Asia.
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.
Sony Pictures Networks India last month picked up rights to the Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 tournament after pay-television broadcaster Neo Sports refused an option to extend its deal.
Cricket Australia improved its exposure and income from North America in a series of deals with NBCSN, Willow and the Asian Television Network.
TV Sports Markets' Richard Welbirg looks at Cricket Australia's media rights in sub-Saharan Africa
UK commercial channel Dave continued its move into live sport with a deal for rights to this year’s Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 cricket series.
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.
John Manning, research analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, reviews television audiences in selected key cricket markets for the recent ICC World Twenty20 tournament