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Shashank Manohar to continue as ICC chairman

ICC today confirmed Shashank Manohar will continue to function as independent chairman until the end of his elected term which is June 2018.

IPL 2017 breaks previous year’s viewership record in just 4 weeks

IPL has created a new viewership record by garnering a cumulative reach of 363.9 mn viewers in just 32 matches vis-à-vis last year’s cumulative reach of 361 mn viewers for the entire tournament.

ICC launches new mobile app ahead of Champions Trophy

ICC today launched its new all-encompassing cricket mobile app with a host of attractive features that will take fan experience to a new level during the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017 to be held in England and Wales from 1-18 June.

DSport acquires tennis property rights ‘Tie Break Tens’

Discovery’s sports channel DSport has acquired the rights for the new international tennis property ‘Tie Break Tens’. It will mark the first time an Indian sports channel will telecast this new format of tennis for sports fans.

ICC’s new rev share model will leave BCCI with $293 mn between 2016-23

The revamped financial structure, proposed by the ICC, will mean that the BCCI will receive $293 mn as its share of revenue across the eight-year cycle. While ECB will receive $143 mn as its share of ICC revenue, Zimbabwe Cricket will end up with $94 mn.

Star Sports unveils new campaign for ICC Champions Trophy

Star Sports has released a new ad film titled ‘Matrabhasha’. The film showcases cricket as the language that unifies India.

Star could earn ad rev of Rs 250 cr from Champions Trophy; spoils to be impacted if India walks out

Even though it kicks off just a few days after the conclusion of the cash-rich IPL, the Champions Trophy cricket tourney is expected to fetch broadcaster Star Sports advertising revenue of Rs 250 cr. Nissan, Airtel, Oppo and Cricbuzz have so far come on board as advertisers.

Cricket South Africa unveils eight marquee players for T20 league

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has unveiled the eight marquee Protea players who will be representing the various franchises in the first two editions of the new T20 Global Destination League which gets underway later this year. This follows the announcement last week of the eight marquee foreign international players.

IPL propels Sony Max to all-India leadership; 13 matches’ cumulative reach at 295 mn

Sony Max emerged as the most-watched TV channel in Week 15 on the back of the IPL, which has set the ratings table on fire. Sony Max’s weekly impressions shot up 67.47% to 142.94 cr impressions, pushing it ahead of Sun TV, which had 124.74 cr impressions.

Neo Sports acquires broadcast rights of Brave Combat Federation’s first MMA event in India

Neo Sports has acquired the broadcast rights of Brave Combat Federation’s first MMA event in India. Brave Combat Federation is Asia’s largest mixed martial arts promotion, founded under the patronage of Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa from Bahrain.