Sony snap-up rights for cricket series


Sony Entertainment Television Asia has won live and exclusive cricket rights to broadcast India taking on Sri Lanka and South Africa in two major One Day International Series?.

The news was confirmed by Rajan Singh, Executive Vice President, International Business.

Singh commented, “Once again Sony has proven itself to be the TV channel that is the home of South Asian international cricket. We have an undisputed history of showing top quality cricket on a consistent basis and this time around we have secured two major ODI series which will delight our viewers across the UK and Europe. We look forward to bringing live ball by ball coverage of these fantastic games.”

SET Asia?s coverage of the two series will span over five weeks starting on 25th October and will consist of India taking on Sri Lanka in 7 one-day internationals followed by India battling it out with South Africa in 5 one-day internationals.

India v Sri Lanka
1st ODI Nagpur 25th October
2nd ODI Mohali 28th October (Day/Night)
3rd ODI Jaipur 31st October
4th ODI Pune 3rd November
5th ODI Ahmedabad 6th November (Day/Night)
6th ODI Rajkot 9th November
7th ODI Baroda 12th November

India v South Africa
1st ODI Hyderabad 16th November
2nd ODI Bangalore 19th November (Day/Night)
3rd ODI Chennai 22nd November (Day/Night)
4th ODI Kolkata 25th November (Day/Night)
5th ODI Mumbai 28th November (Day/Night)
– All matches will be shown for UK & European Viewers Only
– All matches will be shown live.

Broadcast times are yet to be announced by the channel. Keep it with Biz Asia for the very latest.

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