MUMBAI: The price may not be right but the very real possibility of being left without India cricket against any of the "major" countries for the foreseeable future looks to have forced the hand of Sony Pictures Networks India. SportzPower understands that SPN paid a premium to retain its rights to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) across the Indian subcontinent for six more years - 2023 to 2028. 

Sony’s deal will *NOT include The Hundred, ECB’s upcoming franchise-based tournament. 

Apr 18, 2022 08:04
LONDON: The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Sunday confirmed Rob Key as the new managing director of England men’s cricket. The former England international will take up the role immediately. Key will also relinquish his current role with Sky Sports.
Sep 14, 2021 09:09
MUMBAI: "The IPL family doesn't forget." That was the reaction offered by retired cricketer turned commentator Aakash Chopra after English cricketers Dawid Malan, Chris Woakes and Jonny Bairstow announced they were skipping the remainder of IPL 2021 citing "personal reasons".  If there ever was a case of warped priorities, this would very likely be up there with the best of them. 
Sep 08, 2021 20:09
LONDON: The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Wednesday released the schedule for next summer’s England men’s internationals, with India and South Africa also set to tour. Fun fact: The world's richest and most powerful national cricket body (aka the BCCI) has yet to officially announce its 2021 men’s international home schedule, let alone the 2022 one.  
Jul 06, 2021 17:07
LONDON: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have confirmed that three players and four members of the management staff tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday in Bristol. The members who have tested positive will self-isolate as per UK Government's quarantine protocol. The rest of the group in the bio-bubble too will have to self-isolate after being deemed as close contacts to those who tested positive.
May 11, 2021 16:05
MUMBAI: Even as some worthies within the world's richest and most powerful cricket board throw around possible windows to hold the remainder of the Indian Premier League, seemingly without considering the international itinerary's in other countries, comes the first pushback from their counterparts in England. 
May 04, 2021 09:05
BENGALURU: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has reportedly granted No-Objection Certificates (NOCs) to four of its women players to feature in the inaugural season of The Hundred.  BCCI has already sent the NOCs to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the official announcement regarding the Indian contingent is likely to made by The Hundred teams soon, ESPNcricinfo reports.
Apr 06, 2021 17:04
LONDON: Unilever soap brand Lifebuoy has announced a multi-year partnership with England Cricket ahead of the start of the new season.  This is in addition to the previously announced partnership with the ECB’s innovative new competition, The Hundred.
Feb 01, 2021 16:02
MUMBAI: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) has hired England's white-ball analyst Nathan Leamon as its strategic consultant ahead of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL).
Dec 16, 2020 16:12
LONDON: The England and Wales Cricket Board Tuesday announced an extension of the ECB's existing partnership with Vitality, which sees the health and life insurance and investment company cement its role as Official Wellness and Official Health Insurance Partner across the game.
Dec 11, 2020 17:12
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), along with England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), on Thursday announced the fixtures for Team India’s home series against England next year.  The much-awaited marquee series is scheduled to begin on February 5 and conclude on March 28.