SPN bags T10 League OTT, TV broadcast rights

SPN bags T10 League OTT, TV broadcast rights - InsideSport

SONY ESPN will broadcast live the new format T10 Cricket league, which will be played at the UAE’s Sharjah Cricket Stadium from 14 to 17 of December 2017.

The league will be live on ARY digital network for the US and UK markets, Channels 9 in Bangladesh, Ten Sports and Geo TV in Pakistan, and Orbit Showtime Network (OSN) in the Middle East and North Africa.

Virender Sehwag is the only Indian cricketer participating in the league apart from current and former international players from Sri Lanka, England, West Indies, South Africa, among other countries.

The league has six-franchisee- based teams – Punjabi Legends, Pakhtoons, Bengal Tigers, Team Sri Lanka Cricket, Maratha Arabians, and Kerala Kings.

The 13, ten-overs-a-side games will be played over a duration of 90 minutes each.

The Heera Group from Hyderabad is the title sponsor for the tournament. The partnership was unveiled at the Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad as part of the Indywood Film Festival at the film city in the celebrity presence of Virender Sehwag.

The league is powered by the UAE’s Pacific Ventures and supported by the Rijas Group from Pakistan.

The league features some of the great names to have graced the sport like Chris Gayle, Shahid Afridi and Kuma Sangakkara. Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram is associated with the league as a captain.