IPL franchise owners purchase all six teams in South Africa's upcoming new T20 League
Through an official statement, Cricket South Africa (CSA) said that the six franchise owners were confirmed following a rigorous process over the past few months. The open bid process, managed by Deloitte Corporate Finance, attracted over 29 entities who expressed interest in owning a franchise worldwide.
IPL to have dedicated two and half month window in next ICC FTP: Report
As per a near-final draft of the ICC's latest FTP for men's cricket, the international cricket due to be played by the 12 Full Members between May 2023 and April 2027, is built primarily on two cycles of the World Test Championship (WTC), a host of ICC events and plenty of bilateral white-ball cricket. However, the unmarked gaps in the calendar are a noticeable thing.
PCB to challenge IPL's proposed extended window at ICC AGM
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), who are feeling "short-changed" by the Indian Premier League (IPL) potentially getting a two-and-a-half-month window in the next ICC Future Tours Programme (FTP), will raise the issue and challenge the development at the ICC AGM in July. However, there has been no announcement from the ICC about the window and the FTP for the next eight-year cycle has not yet been finalised.
Will make IPL available to every Indian, says Viacom18 after getting digital media rights of lucrative league
In a first-of-its-kind e-auction conducted by the BCCI, Viacom18 won the digital media rights of the IPL's 2023-27 cycle for the Indian subcontinent. It has also won the India digital rights for a special package of 18 games in every season. Globally, Viacom18 has won television as well as digital rights in three (Australia, South Africa, UK) out of five international territories, including major cricketing nations.
IPL Media Rights: Each ball bowled in cash-rich league to be worth Rs 49 lakh approx from 2023 to 2027
The richest cricket board in the world is going to get richer as each IPL match from 2023 will help them earn Rs 118 crore, which is nearly double (1.96 times) that of an India home game. The average value of each India home game -- as per a five-year deal bagged by Star India, in 2018, worth Rs 6,138 crore -- is Rs 60 crore.
We made disciplined bids with a focus on long-term value: Disney Star after retaining IPL TV rights
Disney Star retained TV rights (Package A) for Rs 23,575 crore while Viacom18 bagged the digital property for Rs 23,758 cr (Package B & C). Viacom 18 also got the rights for Aus, SA, UK regions in Package D while Times got the MENA and US. "We made disciplined bids with a focus on long-term value. We chose not to proceed with the digital rights given the price required to secure that package.
IPL Media Rights: Auction moves to third day, Disney-Star bags TV deal for Rs 23,575 cr, Viacom18 gets digital; reports
As the e-auction, which began on Sunday moves to its third day on Tuesday, one of the biggest highlights was with 410 matches to be broadcasted in the five-year cycle, the total value per match for every IPL game is at INR 107.5 crore. Tuesday might see the bidding of packages C and D being completed and could mean that the names of the winning companies be revealed officially by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
IPL Media Rights: Two different broadcasters for Indian subcontinent, total value per match at RS 107.5 crore
With 410 matches to be broadcasted in the five-year cycle, the total value per match for every IPL game is at RS 107.5 crore. According to a report by Cricbuzz, the yet-to-be identified company which has bagged TV rights for RS 57.5 crore per game had challenged the company bidding RS 48 crore per game for digital rights. "But looks like the bids for digital have ended at RS 50 Crore per game and it is understood to have been bagged by Jio (Viacom18)," said the report.
IPL's TV Media Rights sold for Rs 57.5 crore per match; digital goes for 48 crore per game: Report
"The television rights of the Indian Premier League (IPL) media rights have been sold, at it's just about Rs 50 lakh more than Sunday's bid of Rs 57 crore. The final count is Rs 23,575 crore for Television rights at the cost of Rs 57.5 crore per game. The digital pack did not see any bid and it closed at Rs 48 crore per game," said the report.
IPL Media Rights cross Rs 100-crore mark per match, overall value touches 41,000 cr: Report
According to a Cricbuzz report, with the value per match crossing the Rs. 100-crore mark, the overall value of the media rights has touched Rs. 41,000 crore as of now, with two parties, whose names are yet to be known, not willing to give up on the digital rights of the mega event. "At Rs. 54.5 crore per match, the value of the television rights have gone up to RS. 22,345 crore while at Rs. 46 crore per match, the digital bid has gone up to Rs. 18,860 crore.