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SPNI signs extension with Lanka Premier League

SPNI also received the privilege of digital rights for India and Sri Lanka, in this development.

The Indian sports broadcasting baron, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) has inked a broadcast partnership extension with the Lanka Premier League (LPL).

SPNI will provide exclusive coverage of the competition in India and the subcontinent which includes Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives, Nepal and Bhutan. SPNI also received the privilege of digital rights for India and Sri Lanka, in this development.

Cricket enthusiasts can enjoy the upcoming tournament which will consist of 40+ fixtures across Sony Sports Ten 1 and Sony Sports Ten 5 channels.

Speaking on the collaboration, Anil Mohan, Founder and CEO of IPG, the official promoter of LPL, said, “We are very pleased to see the way the Lanka Premier League has been able to sustain the growth and our allies are showing continued support and trust on the league. The tournament has attracted the biggest players from around the world and now third year in a row, the biggest broadcasters are also showing their interest and excitement around the competition. Sri Lanka has always been proud of its cricketing heritage and passion and we cannot be happier about it being taken to all parts of the world through some of the renowned broadcasters in the business on behalf of the LPL I extend warm welcome to all our broadcast partners.”

The 2022 edition of the five-team tournament will commence on December 6.

Prior to this development, SPNI also bagged media rights for the upcoming India tour of Bangladesh.

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