The International Cricket Council is facing heat from broadcasters after PriceWaterHouseCoopers (PwC) announced they will no longer serve as auditors for the upcoming media bidding process. 

The development comes amidst increasingly strident demands that the ICC give the heave-ho to the requirement that closed bids be submitted for the first stage of the bidding process and instead go for an e-auction, as was done by the BCCI recently for the sale of Indian Premier League rights.

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.
Jan 31, 2022 16:01
MUMBAI: Touting transparency and keeping in mind the massive financial stakes in play, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has reportedly decided to go for an e-auction for awarding the next cycle of media rights for world cricket's most valuable property - the Indian Premier League.
Sep 06, 2019 18:09
MUMBAI: 100MB, a unique digital application envisioned by Sachin Tendulkar and conceptualized and developed by JetSynthesys, Friday launched Bid2Win LIVE gamified e-auction of personalized merchandise ranging from cricket equipment to branded t-shirts of popular cricket superstars Sachin Tendulkar, Brett Lee and Jonty Rhodes. 
Feb 23, 2018 13:02
MUMBAI: In a major revamp in its bidding process, the Committee of Administrators has decided that the media rights of BCCI (broadcast and digital) for the upcoming international and domestic matches will be granted through e-auction - a departure from the sealed tender documentation process used till this year’s IPL.