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Sky Sports to broadcast IPL from 2015

Posted on Feb 17 2014 | IANS

Bangalore, Feb 17 : Renowned British television channel Sky Sports will broadcast the Indian Premier League (IPL) for three years, beginning 2015.

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

The decision was taken by the IPL governing council meeting here Thursday.

"It's the cricket competition that everyone is talking about and from next year, only on Sky Sports can viewers follow the IPL live. Sky Sports' cricket coverage has never been stronger, offering something for everyone including the major Test playing nations, the best players and now the world's richest competition. We can't wait," Sky Sports managing director Barney Francis said.

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