Greg Barclay and Geoff Allardice, the chairman and CEO of the International Cricket Council (ICC) respectively, have looked for meetings with the TV and digital media chiefs in India, and are set to meet them in Mumbai. Both, welcomed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the IPL playoff games and last, will be in the city on Friday when the gatherings are planned.
Barclay, presently in Kolkata for the initial two matches of the playoff games, will be joined by the CEO in Mumbai before they continue to Ahmedabad for the final on Sunday (May 29).
ICC To Sell Rights For The 2024-31 Cycle
ICC sources and media executives have affirmed to Cricbuzz about the gathering, expected to examine the ICC rights tender, the course of as would be considered to be finished in July. The ICC will sell the rights for the 2024-31 cycle of world cricket. The tender will be out following the BCCI finishes the sale of the IPL rights by mid-June.
One of the marks of conversation will be the Champions Trophy in 2025, distributed to Pakistan about which there was some discussion in India after the ICC designated the title to Pakistan and India’s Sports Minister Anurag Thakur had remarked about it too with respect to India’s cooperation. The gathering comes close to a comparable gathering of the two ICC honchos held in Mumbai last month with the TV chiefs and digital players in the country. The telecasters had raised that issue then also.
BCCI Hires Mjunction For IPL Rights E-auction Conduct
In the interim, it has been discovered that the BCCI has connected with the administrations of Mjunction Services Limited to lead the IPL media rights e-auction from June 12. Junction, a JV of Sail and Tata Steels, will give the bidding platform for the auction.
The service provider will likewise be leading a workshop, mock auction and a couple of instructional meetings for the parties who will be qualified to offer the IPL rights. As is notable, the e-auction for Package A and Package B (India sub-continent TV and digital rights) will be held first on June 12 followed by bidding for Package C and D, which could pour out over to the following day.