Star India Bags BCCI Media Rights For A Whopping Rs 6138.1 Crore

Star India Bags BCCI Media Rights For A Whopping Rs 6138.1 Crore


Big name India, Sony Photos Community, and Reliance Jio have been embroiled in an intense bid warfare. © AFP


Big name India pipped Reliance Jio and Sony Photos Networks to bag the Board of Regulate for Cricket in India (BCCI) media rights for an astronomical determine of Rs 6138.1 crore or Rs 60.1 crore in step with sport because the public sale after all got here to an lead to Mumbai after 3 days. The BCCI was once protecting an e-auction to promote the media rights for global bilateral cricket in India for the following 5 years (2018-23) and on the second one day of the method, the bidding touched a document Rs 6032.five crore. It was once the primary time within the historical past of the game that media rights have been being offered by way of an internet public sale. Up to now, the BCCI had offered their rights via a closed-bid public sale. However in an strive for extra transparency to the bidding procedure, an e-auction was once determined as the most suitable option by way of the BCCI’s control led by way of leader govt officer Rahul Johri and the Committee of Directors (CoA).

3 classes of rights have been placed on sale by way of the BCCI – world tv rights and remainder of the arena virtual rights (GTVRD), virtual rights for the Indian subcontinent on my own (ID), and the worldwide consolidated rights comprising international TV and virtual rights (GCR).

Big name India, Sony Photos Community, and Reliance Jio have been embroiled in an intense bid warfare for the coveted rights which come with 102 global fits throughout 190 days within the 2018-23 cycle.

The bidding opened on Tuesday at Rs 4176.00 crore, subsequent bid gained was once at Rs 4201.20 crore, and Rs 4244.00 crore. It moved as much as Rs 4303.00 crore and Rs 4328.25 crore. Rs 4442.00 crore was once the closing bid gained on Day 1, in keeping with ESPNCricinfo.

On Wednesday, one of the vital events began with a bid of Rs 5488 crore, in reaction, a bid of Rs 5748 crore was once gained.

Big name India had paid Rs 3851 crore for the media rights from 2012 to 2018, for 96 fits, at Rs 43 crore in step with sport.

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