IPL on SportsMax for three more years
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Cricket lovers across the Caribbean will continue to enjoy the world’s most prestigious T20 tournament, the Indian Premier League (IPL) as Digicel SportsMax has retained the broadcast rights for the next three seasons.
Digicel SportsMax, the Caribbean’s premier sports broadcaster, has held the rights to the IPL cricket competition since its debut in 2008 and will continue through 2017. Matches will be aired April 8 to May 24.
Coverage bowls off with defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders, featuring Andre Russell & Sunil Narine, up against 2013 champions Mumbai Indians featuring Lendl Simmons and Kieron Pollard on April 8 at 9:30 a.m.
Cricket fans can look out for a number of other Caribbean players on the pitch including Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Darren Sammy, Dwayne Smith, Samuel Badree and Kevon Cooper, all ticketed for India.
Digicel SportsMax Caribbean marketing manager Tanya Lee believes cricket fans look forward to the IPL more than any other T20 competition because of the great entertainment mix.
“The IPL is a great mix of the world’s best T20 cricketers, the most cricket crazy spectators from India, and a carnival atmosphere complete with cheerleaders and live music which makes it a riveting three hours that we are happy to continue showing to fans around the Caribbean.” (PR)