Cricket

NEW DELHI: The most powerful cricket body in the world has yet again been forced to eat humble pie after falling at the wrong end of the stick on the legal front. Needless to say, it is a seriously expensive pie. 

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is reportedly ready to cough up compensation of over Rs8 billion to IPL franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala for terminating its contract in 2011, a massive mark-up on the Rs3 billion the team's promoters were initially willing to settle for.

Nov 27, 2020 17:11
MUMBAI: Digital sports platform FanCode has collaborated with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) and Amazon Prime Video to exclusively live stream all NZC international matches in India for the current season (November 2020 - March 2021). 
Nov 27, 2020 16:11
TORONTO: Asian Television Network International Limited (ATN), Canada's largest South Asian broadcaster and pioneer broadcaster of cricket, announced Friday that it has acquired exclusive Canadian broadcast rights for Cricket West Indies, New Zealand Cricket and Lanka Premiere League 2020.
Nov 27, 2020 16:11
MUMBAI: India’s largest vernacular social gaming platform WinZO is set to be the official co-powered sponsor of the India Tour of Australia on SonyLIV. This is the first time WinZO will be sponsoring a major sports event on a digital platform. SonyLIV is the OTT brand of Sony Pictures Networks India.
Nov 27, 2020 14:11
AUCKLAND: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has renewed its agreement with sports data and technology company Stats Perform as their exclusive Official Data Partner for international and domestic competitions.
Nov 26, 2020 20:11
MUMBAI: MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) has emerged as the strongest franchise in terms of fan following during the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which concluded on November 10. According to a study by media consulting firm Ormax Media, CSK has the highest fan following with 26.8 million fans.
Nov 26, 2020 20:11
KOCHI: Haeal, a personal wellness brand from Kerala, has announced its association with Indian cricketer Sanju Samson as their brand ambassador. 
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
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.