Sky Sports New Zealand has earned the rights to broadcast the final of the inaugural ICC World Test Championship in New Zealand.
Star Sports is expected to continue its multilingual strategy for broadcasting the historic finals in India. The final will be played between India and New Zealand from June 18-22 in Southampton, England.
Previously, in April, the International Cricket Council (ICC) had offered to sell the media / streaming rights to the ICC WTC Final, but Star India activated a clause in the agreement with ICC that allows them to retain the media rights to the final only in India. subcontinent. Taking into account the characteristics of India in this final, Star India will benefit from this clause.
Kiwi fans will need two different subscriptions to see the Black Caps play three test matches in June. Kane Williamson’s New Zealand will play a two-match test series against England one week before the Test Championship final which will be broadcast live on Spark Sport in the country and the ICC WTC final will be broadcast live on Sky Sports .
“Being able to share this historic event with New Zealand is a great honor for Team Sky, and we are doing everything we can to make the most of this opportunity. Our thanks to the ICC for continuing our long-standing relationship, to our sports content team and partnerships, and to our customers, who we know will be delighted to see their Black Caps heroes do their best for victory. “ Sky TV said in a statement.
The Indian team is also scheduled to play in England in a five-game test series that will take place from August 4 to September 14 at Nottingham, Lord’s, Leeds, Oval and Old Trafford.