Cricket

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

Australian media-rights experts believe Foxtel and Seven’s deal for Cricket Australia rights works for all parties, despite Foxtel bearing the brunt of a 67-per-cent fee increase

Cricket Ireland has struck a rights deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky to show live coverage of the national team’s inaugural Test match against Pakistan on May 11-15.

The Indian Premier League T20 competition is being broadcast in Australia again after a six-season hiatus, via a deal with Fox Sports.

Fierce competition helped the Board of Control for Cricket in India earn a substantial increase in the value of its global media rights last week.

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star India this month became the latest beneficiary of beIN Sports’ move to acquire cricket content in the Middle East and North Africa.

Pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports and commercial broadcaster Seven have today (Friday) sealed a domestic rights deal with Cricket Australia in an agreement that takes limited-over internationals behind the paywall for the first time and ends commercial broadcaster Nine’s long-running association with the rights.

Social media platform Snapchat and online streaming service Netflix have entered the Indian Premier League through partnerships with teams in the Twenty20 cricket tournament.

Commercial broadcasters Nine and Ten have reportedly put a new and improved offer to Cricket Australia for its domestic rights, as pay-television operator Foxtel confirmed it had exited the process.

Pay-television broadcaster Star India has agreed a sublicensing deal with Doordarshan that will grant the public-service broadcaster coverage of the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket competition for the first time.