Sony seals Bangladesh Premier League rights

November 4, 2016

Sony Pictures Networks India has signed a deal giving them the rights to the fourth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament.

The tournament, asthma set to start 4th November 2016 will be broadcasted on Sony SIX and Sony SIX HD as well as streamed LIVE on SonyLIV app and website. The on-air broadcast rights include the telecast of 43 live matches of the tournament in the Indian Sub-continent. Along with live streaming, SonyLIV will also be providing fans with exclusive Video-On-Demand (VOD) content as well.

Sony Pictures Networks India has been in the forefront of bringing and popularising theT20 league format of cricket. Following our previous offerings of Indian Premier League, Caribbean Premier League, South African T20 league & Karnataka Premier League, we are pleased to announce the addition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) to our T20 cricket portfolio. The BPL line-up is particularly impressive with International cricketers like Chris Gayle, Thisara Perera, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo and more that our viewers can look forward to,” said Rajesh Kaul, president, Distribution and Sports Business, Sony Pictures Network.

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