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News Corp. To Buy Out ESPN's Stake In Asian TV Joint Venture ESPN Star Sports
Published June 6, 2012
ATTACKING SHOT: ESS and The England & Wales Cricket Board have agreed to a seven-year deal for the exclusive broadcasting rights to int'l matches. The deal runs through '19 and includes rights for TV, online, mobile and radio. The markets covered under the deal include India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, among others in Asia and North Africa. The deal also includes India's next two national team tours to England in '14 and '18 (ESS).