Daily Mail UK – The cricket will no longer be broadcast on Channel Nine after the rights were scooped in a deal rumoured to be worth $1billion.

Summary

  • The cricket will no longer be broadcast on Channel Nine after the rights were scooped in a deal rumoured to be worth $1billion.
  • Seven West Media and Foxtel were announced as successful in their bid to break Nine’s 40-year partnership with Cricket Australia on Friday.
  • The free-to-air network wished Cricket Australia’s new broadcast partners well, but announced it wouldn’t be cutting its ties to the sport completely.
  • Channel Seven has reportedly won rights to broadcast all Cricket Australia test matches, while Foxtel was revealed to have rights for One Day Internationals and T20 internationals.
  • Cricket administrators were locked in talks with executives from both Seven West Media and Network Ten Thursday night negotiating a free-to-air partner for Foxtel, The Financial Review reported.


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