It is the month of April and Indian Premier League (IPL) is again set to enthrall the fans across the globe. With 3 days left, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the list of broadcasters and digital streaming platforms around the world.
In India, Sony Pictures Network (SPN) will telecast all matches live, starting with the inaugural contest between defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in Hyderabad on April 5. The tournament ends on May 21.
‘Indian Premier League, the premier Twenty20 competition in the world, lines up the best global broadcasters in a bid to reach out to fans across the world,’ BCCI said.
‘One of the marquee global sporting events, VIVO IPL 2017 will be played from April 5 to May 21, 2017 and will be spread over 47 days across 10 venues. The T20 extravaganza with 60 matches will be available LIVE across a bouquet of broadcast and streaming platforms. The coverage will be more extensive and more LIVE games will be available for international viewers.
‘In the Indian subcontinent, VIVO IPL 2017 will be broadcast on Sony Pictures Network. The VIVO IPL 2017 will be streamed online on Hotstar (mobile and internet with a 5-minute delay),’ it added.
In India, TV commentary for IPL matches will be available in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Bengali.
Full list of IPL broadcasting TV and digital streaming channels in various countries
(Read as Territory and Broadcaster)
India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives & their respective territories, Commonwealth & possessions – Sony Pictures Network (SPN) – Sony SIX, Sony SIX HD, Sony Max, Sony Max HD
India – Hotstar (Live streaming)
USA & its territories & possessions – ESPN and Willow TV
South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa – Super Sport
UK, Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man & Channel Island & the European territories & possessions only – Sky Sports
(MENA Counties) – Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunasia, UAE and Yemen only – OSN Rights
Caribbean – Flow TV and Sportsmax
New Zealand – Sky NZ
Singapore – Singtel, Starhub, Elevan sports (OTT) and cricketgateway.com
Indian subcontinent – Cricketgateway.com
Australia – Cricketgateway.com
Malaysia – Astro and cricketgateway.com
SEA – Cricketgateway.com
Rest of Asia – Cricketgateway.com
Canada – Cricketgateway.com & Ethnic channel group
South America – Cricketgateway.com
Hong Kong – Now TV & Cricketgateway.com
Afghanistan – Lemar TV & Cricketgateway.com
Bangladesh – Bong BD and cricketgateway.com
European territory – Talk Radio