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FanCode to provide exclusive coverage of India tour of West Indies

The tour will not be aired on any other private satellite channel but as per the mandatory sharing act, the series will be telecasted on DD Prasar Bharati.

FanCode, the multi-sport aggregator platform, which is owned by Dream Sports, has become the exclusive broadcaster of the highly anticipated India tour of West Indies 2022. In 2021, FanCode inked a media rights deal with Cricket West Indies (CWI) till 2024.

The tour will not be aired on any other private satellite channel but as per the mandatory sharing act, the series will be telecasted on DD Prasar Bharati.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and CWI announced the tour, which will consist of three ODIs and five T20Is. The bilateral series will be played between July 22 and August 7. The eight-fixture series will be conducted across Trinidad and Tobago and St Kitts and Nevis. The final two games of the shortest format will take place in Fort Lauderhill, Florida in the USA.

Queen’s Park Oval will host the three ODIs on July 22, 24 and 27 respectively. The first game of the five-match T20I series will take place at the Brian Lara Stadium on July 29. The following two matches will be played at St Kitt’s Warner Park on August 1 and 2 respectively.

The last two matches of the tour will be played in the US, at the Broward County Stadium in Florida on August 6 and 7 respectively.

While commenting on the tour, Johnny Grave, CEO, Cricket West Indies, said, “Our four-year deal with FanCode has brought Indian cricket fans closer to CWI’s live properties across multiple formats that has featured the top cricketing nations like South Africa, Pakistan, Australia and England. FanCode has become the go-to platform for Indian fans to consume cricket in a digital-first manner which has redefined the sports viewing experience.”

Prasana Krishnan, Co-founder, FanCode, said, “We are bringing the series to our consumers. Our long-term partnership with CWI is a testament of our commitment to provide our users with a fan-first digital experience. FanCode will ensure a customised and seamless experience, right from the choice of their preferred language, match graphics, real-time highlights, to a multitude of subscription options.”

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