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PCB to file compensation claim against BCCI for not playing bilateral series

Pakistan Cricket Board will file compensation claim in jurisdiction of UK courts against BCCI for not honouring MoU of India playing bilateral series.

Sony Six in last lap of TV rights deal with Sri Lanka Cricket for India series

Ten Sports is the official broadcast partner of Sri Lanka Cricket. However, the India series was not part of the deal.

PCB to launch franchise-based T20 league in UAE

Pakistan Cricket Board will launch its own franchise-based T20 league with the first season scheduled to take place in the UAE next year.

ICC must take a stand on Ten Sports, says PCB chairman

In the wake of Subhash Chandra floating a rebel league, PCB chairman Shahryar Khan said that the ICC would have to weigh the legal implications vis-à-vis Essel and Ten Sports.

BCCI threatens to pull out of Pak series if Ten Sports telecasts it: Report

Essel Group chairperson Subhash Chandra’s plan to take on the cricket establishment has caught the attention of the BCCI. The board has threatened to pull out of the proposed India–Pakistan series if Ten Sports airs the matches, The Indian Express has reported.

Indian broadcasters and the Pak conundrum

One of the primary reasons why broadcasters struggle to make local revenue in Pakistan is the overwhelming presence of Indian channels in that country. No cable operator today can operate unless he puts the larger Indian bouquets on his network, and as of last count, there were more than five million Indian satellite dishes in Pakistan. Almost all of this business is pirated and there is significant revenue loss to the broadcasters in the host country, writes Atul Pande.

BCCI, Star India and the restructuring of the cricket world

On the cricketing business front, major changes are taking place. How will the boards stand in the new revenue structure? Will the IPL get a 3-month IPL window? Will Star’s control of over 80% revenues of the business be good? Atul Pande looks at all these issues and believes that a new cricket world is being born.