Which other broadcaster has now obtained the rights to broadcast all cricket matches taking place in India? Because of this, you can now watch the games you used to watch on Star Sports on another channel. Cricket is the biggest game in India. Countless fans enjoy watching cricket. Because of this, there is a race between many companies for the rights to broadcast Team India games. In the meantime, the broadcasting rights of all cricket matches taking place in India have been transferred to Viacom18. In such a situation, these matches can be watched on live TV on the Sports 18 channel and on Jio Cinema on mobile. From September 1st you can follow Team India’s home series here.
What did BCCI Secretary Jai Shah say?
After Viacom18 secured broadcasting rights for cricket matches taking place in India, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah said: “Congratulations to Viacom18 for securing media rights for both linear and digital matches for the next five years.” As Indian cricket both continues to grow in both the IPL and WPL sectors, we look forward to expanding the partnership. Together we continue to live up to the imagination of Indian cricket fans. He also thanked Star Sports for promoting Indian cricket over the years.
The BCCI’s broadcasting rights were transferred to these companies in 1995
- 1995-1999 – ESPN (about Rs 88 crore)
- 1999-2004 – Doordarshan (Rs 240 crore)
- 2006-2009 – Nimbus Sports (Rs 2400 crore)
- 2009-2012 – Nimbus Sports (Rs 2000 crore)
- 2012-2018 – Star India (Rs 3851 crore)
- 2018-2023 – Star India (Rs 6130.10 crore)
Team India will have to play a total of 88 home caps over the next five years. These include 25 Tests, 27 ODIs and 36 T20 matches. The BCCI had retained an overall base price of 45 crore rupees for a game. Digital had 25 crore rupees and TV 20 crore rupees. Let us tell you that Viacom18 came out victorious on these games by bidding a total of 67.8 crores per game. This means that they have bid a total of 5966.4 crores for five years.
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