Sony Pictures Sports Network India will broadcast Cricket South Africa’s Mzanzi Super League LIVE and Exclusive in the Indian Subcontinent.
Cricket South Africa along with the MSC media righter partner Global Sports Commerce have announced Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited (SPN) as the exclusive broadcaster for India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
SPN’s sports channels Sony Six and Sony ESPN will telecast MSL T20 matches, including the play offs starting today (Friday). The MSL 2019 is scheduled from November 8 to December 16.
MSL T20 Season to will also be streamed on GSC’s partner OTT Platform Cricket Gateway on app and website www.cricketgateway.com.
Speaking about the partnership, Thabang Moroe, CSA Chief Executive said, “We are incredibly excited to have concluded this partnership with SPN, who will be bringing 28 matches live throughout India and the subcontinent. Our mission at Cricket South Africa is to make cricket a truly national sport of winners and accessible to all. This partnership goes a long way in showcasing the Mzansi Super League tournament and our South African culture throughout the world and this is the perfect platform for our very special flavour of cricket to reach new frontiers. We hope our new audience enjoys the matches as much as we will.”
Rajesh Kaul, Chief Revenue Officer, Distribution and Head – Sports Business, Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited added, “The T20 format has revolutionized the game of cricket to become the most popular and lucrative form in recent years. The addition of the Mzansi Super League T20 adds to our portfolio of the best International sports content. Mzansi Super League T20 will feature household names like AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, Jason Roy, Quinton de Kock, Alex Hales, David Miller, Dale Steyn and more who will keep our viewers engaged during the primetime telecast of this exciting tournament”
Commenting on the association M.S. Muralidharan, CEO – Global Sports Commerce Pte. Ltd. said, “We are delighted to have SPN, as the broadcasting partner for the second year of MSL. Our aim is to make Mzansi Super League the second biggest cricketing league in the coming year and what better way than associating with the biggest broadcasters our country has seen. With its wide market reach in India and sub-continent and the matches availability on their Sony Liv app, this association will definitely make it better experience for the Indian fans to watch their favourite cricketers play through the MSL season.”
|Jozi Stars vs. Cape Town Blitz||November 8||9:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Durban Heat vs. Tshwane Spartans||November 9||4:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Paarl Rocks vs. Cape Town Blitz||November 10||1:30 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Nelson Mandela Giants vs. Jozi Stars||November 10||5:30 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Tshwane Spartans vs. Nelson Mandela Giants||November 13||9:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Cape Town Blitz vs. Jozi Stars||November 14||9:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Durban Heat vs. Paarl Rocks||November 15||9:00 pm||Sony ESPN SD & HD|
|Jozi Stars vs. Nelson Mandela Giants||November 16||4:00 pm||Sony ESPN SD & HD|
|Durban Heat vs. Cape Town Blitz||November 17||1:30 pm||Sony ESPN SD & HD|
|Paarl Rocks vs. Tshwane Spartans||November 17||5:30 pm||Sony ESPN SD & HD|
|Nelson Mandela Giants vs. Cape Town Blitz||November 20||9:00 pm||Sony ESPN SD & HD|
|Tshwane Spartans vs. Durban Heat||November 21||9:00 pm||Sony ESPN SD & HD|
|Paarl Rocks vs. Jozi Stars||November 22||9:00 pm||Sony ESPN SD & HD|
|Nelson Mandela Giants vs. Durban Heat||November 23||4:00 pm||Sony ESPN SD & HD|
|Cape Town Blitz vs. Paarl Rocks||November 24||1:30 pm||Sony ESPN SD & HD|
|Jozi Stars vs. Tshwane Spartans||November 24||5:30 pm||Sony ESPN SD & HD|
|Nelson Mandela Giants vs. Paarl Rocks||November 27||5:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Cape Town Blitz vs. Durban Heat||November 28||9:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Tshwane Spartans vs. Paarl Rocks||November 29||9:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Durban Heat vs. Nelson Mandela Giants||November 30||4:00 pm||Sony ESPN SD & HD|
|Jozi Stars vs. Paarl Rocks||December 1||1:30 pm||Sony ESPN SD & HD|
|Cape Town Blitz vs. Tshwane Spartans||December 1||5:30 pm||Sony ESPN SD & HD|
|Nelson Mandela Giants vs. Tshwane Spartans||December 3||9:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Paarl Rocks vs. Durban Heat||December 4||9:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Tshwane Spartans vs. Jozi Stars||December 5||9:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Cape Town Blitz vs. Nelson Mandela Giants||December 6||9:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Jozi Stars vs. Durban Heat||December 7||4:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Paarl Rocks vs. Nelson Mandela Giants||December 8||1:30 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Tshwane Spartans vs. Cape Town Blitz||December 8||5:30 pm||Sony ESPN SD & HD|
|Durban Heat vs. Jozi Stars||December 10||9:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Play-Off||December 13||9:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
|Final||December 16||9:00 pm||Sony Six SD & HD|
Cape Town Blitz: Quinton de Kock, Wahab Riaz, Liam Livingstone, Dale Steyn, Sisanda Magala, Anrich Nortje, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Janneman Malan, George Linde, David Bedingham, Vernon Philander, Marques Ackerman, Gregory Mahlokoana, Aviwe Mgijima, Khwezi Gumede
Durban Heat: Andile Phehlukwayo, Alex Hales, David Miller, Dane Vilas, Ravi Bopara, Keshav Maharaj, Kyle Abbott, Khaya Zondo, Marco Jansen, Daryn Dupavillon, Sarel Erwee, Malusi Siboto, Prenelan Subrayen, Wihan Lubbe, Shaun von Berg, Robbie Frylinck
Jozi Stars: Kagiso Rabada, Chris Gayle, Rassie van der Dussen, Reeza Hendricks, Daniel Christian, Temba Bavuma, Duanne Olivier, Simon Harmer, Ryan Rickelton, Aaron Phangiso, Lizaad Williams, Sinethemba Qeshile, Nono Pongolo, Eathan Bosch, Delano Potgieter, Dane Paterson
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants: Imran Tahir, Jason Roy, Chris Morris, Jon-Jon Smuts, Junior Dala, Farhaan Behardien, Beuran Hendricks, Matthew Breetzke, Onke Nyaku, Ben Dunk, Heino Kuhn, Marco Marais, Grant Thomson, Akhona Mnyaka, Nandre Burger, Dyllan Matthews
Paarl Rocks: Faf du Plessis, Isuru Udana, JP Duminy, Tabraiz Shamsi, Hardus Viljoen, Aiden Markram, Bjorn Fortuin, James Vince, Dwaine Pretorius, Cameron Delport, Sibonelo Makhanya, Henry Davids, Mangaliso Mosehle, Ferisco Adams, Kerwin Mungroo, Thando Ntini
Tshwane Spartans: AB de Villiers, Tom Curran, Morne Morkel, Lungi Ngidi, Heinrich Klaasen, Theunis de Bruyn, Roelof van der Merwe, Lutho Sipamla, Pite van Biljon, Tony de Zorzi, Waqar Salamkheil, Dean Elgar, Wiaan Mulder, Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Corbin Bosch, Donavon Ferreira
Fans in the Indian sub-continent can catch the MSL action LIVE on Sony Six, Sony Six HD, Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD channels with the live streaming on Sony’s OTT platform SonyLIV.
The matches will also be streamed on GSC’s partner OTT Platform Cricket Gateway on app and website www.cricketgateway.com.