Shahid Afridi Responds to BCCI Extending IPL Window Says India is Biggest Cricket Market
Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has said that India is now the biggest market for cricket and will be ruled in the interest of the cricketing economy. Everything really depends on the current market and economy, Whatever they say will happen.
Last week, the IPL was recognized as the 2nd best sporting league in the world. They received a broadcasting deal worth 6.2 billion. Walt Disney, the proprietor of US media, and Reliance of India made the biggest bids for broadcasting the IPL. The most expensive cricket league is now the IPL. Broadcasting will cost 6.2 billion over the next five years.
Disney-owned Star India regains television broadcasting rights in the IPL for 235.75 billion Indian rupees (০ 3.02 billion). Cricket Board official Joy Shah said the high-priced auction was held online for three days, the last time being in 2016.
Viacom 18, which works with Reliance, has got a digital rights agreement from 2023 to 2026. They get 236.56 billion rupees (০ 3.05 billion). In 5 years, BCCI received 483.9 billion Indian rupees from media rights. BCCI secretary Joy Shah tweeted.
“The IPL is now the 2nd best sporting league in the world for every match,” said Joy Shah.
The best cricketers in the world are available in this league for 2 months. Recently 10 teams participated in IPL for the first time and 64 matches were completed.