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Sky Sports to broadcast IPL in Europe

Bangalore

17-February-2014

British television channel Sky Sports will broadcast the Indian Premier League (IPL) for three years, beginning 2015, in Europe.

British Sky Broadcasting Ltd has been awarded the telecast, internet and mobile rights for the 2015, 2016 and 2017 seasons of the IPL for Britain, Ireland, Isle of Man, Channel Islands and European territories, said a statement issued here Monday.

The decision was taken by the IPL governing council Thursday.

“Sky Sports’ cricket coverage has never been stronger, offering something for everyone including the major Test playing nations... We can’t wait," Sky Sports managing director Barney Francis said.- IANS