newscricket8 days ago

Star India pays Rs 82 crore to Maharashtra Govt. for BCCI deal

Broadcast Major Star India paid Rs 81,73,75,500 to the Department of Stamps and Registration of Maharashtrian Government as stamp duty for the five-year IPL media rights deal with BCCI. A stamp duty of 0.5 percent of the total value is applied to such kind of an agreement giving exclusive rights.
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newscricket21 days ago

Star secure five-year IPL media rights deal for astonishing 16,000 crores

Star has bagged the media rights for the Indian Premier League, from 2018 to 2022, including the TV and digital rights for which they will shell out ₹16,347.50 crores, reported Cricbuzz. Star edged out Sony, who held the rights for the first decade, were in the race along with 24 competitors.
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newscricket22 days ago

IPL media rights auction might fetch BCCI 20,000 crores

IPL media rights auction, which will take place on Monday, is expected to generate a historic revenue for the BCCI with the figures projected to be around Rs. 20,000 crores. The rights will be sold for the next five years and will have some of the best companies participating from the global market.
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newscricketa month ago

AB de Villiers : India's tour of South Africa will be a great series

AB de Villiers believes that India’s tour of South Africa later this year will be a great contest as both sides always play good cricket. The explosive batsman also said that his time away from the game made him realize how much he loves cricket and added that he has learned a lot from the IPL. 
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newscricketa month ago

IPL Media Rights : BCCI's process to stay the same

Subramanian Swamy's petition for an e-auction for the Indian Premier League (IPL) rights has been sidelined by a bench appointed by the Supreme court. The BCCI is going to go ahead with the auction via closed and escalated bids and is expecting a tough competition between 24 competitors.
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newscricketa month ago

Chennai Super Kings propose draft system in IPL to retain core team

Chennai Super Kings will be trying to propose a draft system for retaining the core team players and supporting staff in 2018 IPL. There is no official policy for retaining players but if the teams obtain thumbs up from the council on the proposal, they might get a hold of the star players.
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newscricketa month ago

Rajasthan Royals want to come back with a new name in next IPL season

Rajasthan Royals are all set to make a come back to the IPL next season but they requested the BCCI to grant a change of their franchise name. On the other hand, Kings XI Punjab also want to shift their venue from Mohali as they are not getting enough support from the state's fanbase.
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newscricketa month ago

Kieron Pollard believes PCB's move to recall Pakistani players from CPL makes no sense

Barbados Tridents skipper Kieron Pollard lashed out at the Pakistan Cricket Board for recalling their players in the middle of the Caribbean Premier League stating that the move did not make sense. The 30-year old expressed suggested that the decision will cause a disruption in the team lineup.
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newscricketa month ago

Sreesanth returns to cricket field after four years

Former Indian speedster S. Sreesanth returned to a cricket field for the first time in four years as he captained the Playback Singers XI against the Producers XI in an exhibition match. Last week, the Kerala High Court lifted the life ban on the 34-year-old that was imposed by the BCCI.
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newscricketa month ago

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri confirms full tour of South Africa

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has confirmed that India will tour South Africa for a full-fledged tour putting all the rumours regarding shortening of the trip to rest. Johri has also stated that there has been no development in the context of the women's IPL stating it is a decision to be made by the BCCI.
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