Original article by Max Mason
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 9 : 10-Oct-17
Sony Pictures Networks India has secured a deal for exclusive broadcasting and digital rights on the sub-continent to all international cricket matches in Australia for six years. The deal with Cricket Australia covers both men’s and women’s cricket matches, and Sony Pictures is believed to have paid slightly more than Star India paid under the current rights deal. Meanwhile, Cricket Australia hopes to finalise a new rights deal with Australian broadcasters by the end of the upcoming summer.
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