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PORT OF SPAIN: The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) saw a 67% increase in television, streaming and digital viewership in 2020, reaching 523.5 million viewers and passing half a billion for the first time in the tournament’s history. 

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Nov 25, 2020 19:11
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.: Electronic Arts Inc is taking The World’s Game to the Next Level with its unveil of EA SPORTS FIFA 21 on PlayStation5 and Xbox Series X|S, launching December 4.
Nov 25, 2020 19:11
MUMBAI: India's premier football tournament, the Hero Indian Super League (ISL), and Sportradar have signed a multi-year renewal of their integrity partnership, present since 2016. The seventh season of ISL kick-started on November 20 with ATK Mohun Bagan making a winning start after defeating Kerala Blasters.
Nov 25, 2020 18:11
NEW DELHI: As the biggest cricketing nations, India and Australia, are set to enthrall cricket fans across the globe, Facebook and Instagram on Wednesday have launched an Augmented Reality (AR) effect featuring Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli.
Nov 25, 2020 18:11
BALTIMORE: Slinger Bag, a sports brand focused on innovating game improvement equipment for all ball sports with an initial focus on the global tennis market, has announced a 5-year distribution agreement to cover the Indian market with Racquets4U, a fast growing racquets specialist e-tailer focused on serving the needs of racquet sports lovers in India.
Nov 25, 2020 18:11
MUMBAI: If social media mentions is a pointer to the future, the next phase in the journey of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India's former 'captain cool', is in the here and now.  As per social media analytics firm Twitteet, the Chennai Super Kings skipper did not feature in the top 5 list in Twitter engagements in October among Indian cricketers. Reason: Dhoni was not active at all on social media in October. 
Nov 25, 2020 18:11
MUMBAI: The share of ads featuring a sports celebrity, as against a film celebrity, has gone up 3% in Indian Premier League 2020 - from 14% during IPL 2019 to 17% in the recently concluded 2020 edition.   As per the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India data, this IPL has witnessed a 3 per cent growth in the ads featuring sports celebrities versus Bollywood celebrities. 
Nov 25, 2020 16:11
MUMBAI: England's tour of India next year will comprise four Tests instead of the regulation five to accommodate the limited-overs series that had to be postponed earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. PTI quotes BCCI president Sourav Ganguly as having confirmed the schedule for the series planned in February-March while speaking at an online event.
Nov 25, 2020 16:11
MUMBAI: Los Angeles-based short video application Triller will host an exclusive, pay-per-view livestream of the historic battle between, long retired heavyweight boxing legend Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. - former four-division world champion on November 29th, 07:30AM IST, for fans in India. 
Nov 25, 2020 15:11
MUMBAI: Strengthening its cricket portfolio, Star India has acquired the media rights of Cricket South Africa (CSA) till the end of the 2023/24 cricket season, across Asia, Middle East and North Africa. The agreement grants Star India exclusive rights across linear and digital mediums including all India tours to South Africa in this period.
Nov 25, 2020 15:11
LONDON: The WTA Tuesday named Stats Perform its Official WTA Data Supplier. The transformative partnership will deliver multiple feeds to customers – an exclusive umpire-derived data feed for an expanded number of WTA matches, as well as an ultrafast data feed collected by Stats Perform’s Opta analysts.