Cricket

NEW DELHI: The most powerful cricket body in the world has yet again been forced to eat humble pie after falling at the wrong end of the stick on the legal front. Needless to say, it is a seriously expensive pie. 

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is reportedly ready to cough up compensation of over Rs8 billion to IPL franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala for terminating its contract in 2011, a massive mark-up on the Rs3 billion the team's promoters were initially willing to settle for.

Jun 28, 2022 20:06
MUMBAI: The International Cricket Council has reportedly simplified the process of electing the ICC's next chairman, which is scheduled for November-December.  Greg Barclay of New Zealand is the current ICC chairman. 
Jun 28, 2022 18:06
MUMBAI: India will be touring New Zealand for a white-ball series comprising three T20Is and as many ODIs after the World T20 in Australia, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) stated Tuesday. The series will be held between November 18 to 30 and New Zealand will return to India for a white-ball series in January next year.
Jun 27, 2022 06:06
NEW DELHI (June 07): In a massive boost for Ultimate Kho Kho, corporate giants Adani Group and GMR Group have acquired the Gujarat and Telangana franchises respectively in the league, which is poised for a 2022 launch with an aim to promote the homegrown sport.
Jun 27, 2022 05:06
DUBAI (June 08): The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed the playing window for the inaugural edition of its upcoming T20 tournament, which will be called the “International League T20” or “ILT20”. The ECB will conduct the six-team ILT20 between January 6 and February 12, 2023.
Jun 27, 2022 05:06
NOW THIS DID NOT age well at all. But surprised we are most definitely not! Just a day after yet another headline cropped up (many such have appeared over the last few months) on an impending face-off between Jeff Bezos and Mukesh Ambani over ownership of media rights for world cricket's most valuable property - the Indian Premier League - it can finally be laid to rest. 
Jun 27, 2022 05:06
MUMBAI (June 13): At the end of what has been a really topsy turvy day, the Indian Premier League's linear television rights have gone to incumbent Disney Star India (or maybe not?), with a winning bid of Rs 57.5 crore per game, while Viacom18 has secured the digital rights for a mind-boggling price of Rs 50 cr per game.
Jun 27, 2022 05:06
"DIGITAL IS IT! NOT IN THE NEXT RIGHTS CYCLE, BUT NOW!" That, in a nutshell, is the biggest takeaway from what has been an action packed three-day media rights e-auction for the world's most valuable cricket property.
Jun 27, 2022 05:06
MUMBAI: A day after Viacom18 won the exclusive rights to digitally stream Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in the Indian subcontinent, as well as composite media rights to three of five international territories, the network's CEO, Sports, Anil Jayaraj, sent out in an internal email to his colleagues on the portents of the prized acquisition for the company.
Jun 27, 2022 05:06
June 16: A day after Reliance-controlled Viacom18 acquired the rights to digitally stream Indian Premier League matches in the Indian subcontinent for the seasons from 2023 to 2027, Nita Ambani, director, Reliance Industries Ltd, stated Wednesday that they had a "mission to bring IPL to cricket lovers all over the world".
Jun 27, 2022 05:06
June 20: The International Cricket Council on Monday released its first Invitation To Tender (ITT) for media rights for the next cycle of ICC events starting in 2024. The ITT is for the Indian market only, with up to six packages available across TV only, digital only or a combination of both.