Featured Story

BCCI Sells Title Rights To India's Home Series For $32M From '15-19

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 31 / 15

The Board of Control for Cricket in India "has sold the title rights for India's home series for the next four years" -- from October to Sept. '19 -- for Rs 203.28 crore ($31.7M) to ecommerce firm, Paytm, an increase of around 20% compared to last season, according to Amol Karhadkar of ESPN. With In...

Read More

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, India

More Stories

07/31/15
Sonowal: BCCI Accountable To The Public

Asked about his statement in the Indian Parliament that Board of Control for Cricket in India was not a Sports Federation recognized by the government, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, "The Honorable Supreme Court has said that the BCCI is a public body, so the BCCI is accountable to the pub ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

07/28/15
CSA Announces Landmark India Tour

Cricket South Africa said that the country "will play four test matches in India for the first time" as part of its longest ever tour to the sub-continent later this year, according to Nick Said of REUTERS. The Proteas "will also play five One-Day Internationals and three Twenty20 matches between ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Africa, India

07/28/15
BCCI Rules Out India-Pakistan Cricket Ties

The Board of Control for Cricket in India "appeared to rule out an immediate resumption of India-Pakistan cricket ties in the wake of Gurdaspur terror attack, in which militants from across the border are believed to be involved," according to ONE INDIA. There "were talks about resumption of bilate ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

07/27/15
Indian Cricketers Cleared Of Match-Fixing

Three high-profile cricketers at the center of the "biggest corruption scandal to hit the lucrative Indian Premier League have been cleared of match-fixing charges, further complicating attempts to clean up the tournament," according to Keohane & Crabtree of the FINANCIAL TIMES. The criminal cas ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

07/17/15
IPL Chair Says League Remains 'Robust'

Indian Premier League Chair Rajeev Shukla said on Thursday that "the controversy-ridden league remains a 'robust' product, insisting that the event will come back stronger with a minimum of eight teams," according to the PTI. Shukla, among a host of questions, "was asked about the future of IPL and ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

07/17/15
Kabaddi League Ropes In 10 Sponsors

Kabaddi "is back on Star Sports and in its second season, the Pro Kabaddi League is bigger and better," according to INDIAN TELEVISION. Star India "has roped in as many as 10 sponsors for the second season, which will be telecast across eight of its channels in five languages." This time around, Sta ...

Tags: Media, India

07/17/15
JSW Shelves Plan To Buy IPL Club

India's JSW Group, an $11B conglomerate with interests "ranging from steel to power," is shelving plans to buy a cricket team in the "lucrative" Indian Premier League, citing the "negative aura" of the corruption-hit competition, according to Shah & Chatterjee of REUTERS. Domestic media had repo ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

07/16/15
BCCI Explores Options For Eight-Team IPL

Stung by the suspension of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals from the Indian Premier League, the Board of Control for Cricket in India's top officials are now "working out a contingency plan to ensure that the high-profile league remains an eight-team affair," according to the PTI. The o ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

07/15/15
Indian Premier League Clubs Suspended

The Indian Premier League "has been thrown into turmoil after a committee appointed by the Supreme Court suspended two of the eight teams after officials were found guilty of illegally betting on matches," according to Atish Patel of the LONDON TIMES. Chennai Super Kings, led by Indian one-day capta ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

07/13/15
NBA India Sees 200% Sales Increase

Basketball, which "introduced breakfast viewership in India, is growing at a rapid pace in all departments," according to INDIAN TELEVISION. The growing venture NBA India, which is still "exploring various opportunities to generate revenue," has seen a 200% jump in its e-commerce sales over the ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, India

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug