Sony, Sky Sports activities win the broadcasting rights for LPL 2020
Sony Photos Networks (SPN) India has acquired the unique pay tv and IPTV broadcast rights for the Lanka Premier League (LPL) India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives and non-exclusive FTA rights for a similar nations excluding Sri Lanka. World sports activities broadcasting big Sky Sports activities have received the rights for the UK whereas state-owned Impartial Tv Community (ITN) have received the rights to telecast matches in Sri Lanka whereas Geo and PTV have received the telecast rights in Pakistan.
We share a long-standing relationship with the Sri Lanka Cricket board and because the rights holders of Sri Lanka Cricket, it is a pure extension, Rajesh Kaul, chief income officer, Distribution and Head – Sports activities Enterprise, Sony Photos Networks India, stated. “There may be by no means sufficient cricket for India and the Lanka Premier League is an effective model of cricket that’s set to function many sub-continent gamers making it a really engaging addition to our cricket portfolio,” he added.
Sky Sports activities are delighted to be broadcasting the Lanka Premier League this yr because the urge for food for T20 cricket grows throughout the globe, Bryan Henderson, director of cricket, Sky Sports activities, added. “Sri Lankans have at all times performed an thrilling model of restricted overs cricket and we stay up for seeing extra expertise emerge from this event in addition to following many different stars from world wide,” he said.
“It’s certainly a pleasure to be related to Lankan Premier League as broadcast companions. I consider the present has to go on regardless of the challenges we face attributable to Covid-19 pandemic,” Nauman Niaz, head of PTV Sports activities and PTV World, stated.
The LPL is scheduled to kick-off from twenty sixth November until December 16, 2020 at Mahinda Rajapaksha Worldwide Cricket Stadium (MRIC) in Hambantota. 5 franchisee groups, named after Colombo, Kandy, Galle, Dambulla and Jaffna, will compete in 23 matches over a 15-day interval for the title.
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