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Sony Pictures Networks India Becomes Official Broadcaster Of MSL
By CricShots - Nov 15, 2018 11:39 am
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Cricket South Africa (CSA) along with Global Sports Commerce (GSC), the Commercial Right Holder of Mzansi Super League T20 (MSL) has announced that the Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) will be official broadcaster for the first ever season of the MSL T20 in India & the subcontinent. SPN’s sports channels SONY SIX, SONY TEN 2 & SONY ESPN will telecast MSL T20 matches, including the playoffs & the grand finale on 16th of December 2018. The inaugural edition of the MSL T20 will also be available on GSC’s partner OTT Platform Cricket Gateway on app and website www.cricketgateway.com.

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The sports channels of SPN also owns the broadcast rights of international cricket in various countries like Australia, South Africa, England, West Indies, etc. 

Speaking about the partnership, Thabang Moroe, CSA Chief Executive said, “We are more than excited to have concluded this partnership with SPN, who will be bringing 28 matches live throughout India and the subcontinent. Our goal has always been to showcase the Mzansi Super League tournament and our South African culture throughout the world, and this is the perfect platform to do that.”

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Chief Revenue Officer of SPN, Rajesh Kaul said, “Sony Pictures Networks is heavily invested in expanding its cricket portfolio and growing its sports offerings. We are pleased to announce that we are the official broadcasters of the inaugural edition of the Mzansi Super League (MSL) Twenty20 (T20) franchise cricket tournament. T20 cricket is an appealing fast-paced format and viewers can look forward to some great cricketing action from marquee players from around the world.”

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Commenting on the association M.S. Muralidharan, CEO – Global Sports Commerce Pte. Ltd. said, “We are delighted to have SPN, one of India’s biggest broadcasters collaborate with us. With its wide market reach in India and subcontinent, this association will ensure that all the Indian based South Africa Cricket fans will enjoy this league which I’m sure will make history of a kind.”

ITW Consulting, leading global sports management company through Global Sports Commerce (GSC), has acquired On-ground Rights, Sponsorships & Innovate production rights from Cricket South Africa (CSA) for the Mzansi Super League T20 (MSL T20), and will be official International Commercial and Broadcast partner for the next five years.