BT Sport eyes UK rights for Pakistan cricket

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After grabbing a chunk of Premier League football rights, BT Sport seems to be on a roll to acquire UK television rights for various cricket boards.

Earlier today, it was confirmed that BT Sport has notched up rights for the Ashes series in 2017-18. Cricket Australia announced a five year deal with BT Sport, reportedly worth �80m.

According to The Telegraph, it now seems to be eyeing up Pakistan Cricket Board rights despite Sky Sports being close to agreeing a deal. However, the latter could lose rights for England�۪s series against Pakistan in the UAE in October as its battle with BT Sport intensifies.

The Pakistan Cricket Board would no doubt welcome the bidding war to secure its future.

Keep it with BizAsia for updates.

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