Louise Duffy | 18-09-2013
Network Ten has signed a licensing deal with Star Sports for the exclusive television rights in Australia for the Karbonn Smart Champions League Twenty20 2013.
With over 23 matches airing live on TEN and ONE from Saturday 21 September, all matches will also be streamed live on www.tensport.com.au.
The month-long competition will take place in India and feature some of the world's best cricketers including Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, MS Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo and Brendon McCullum will join Australian stars Michael Hussey, Mitchell Johnson, Shane Watson and Simon Katich. Teams include the Chennai Super Kings, Trinidad & Tobago and the Brisbane Heat.
Network Ten Head of Sport, David Barham, said: “We are very pleased to be able to deliver live coverage of the Karbonn Smart Champions League Twenty20 2013. Further cementing our commitment to cricket, we look forward to helping grow T20 cricket by showing games live and on free-to-air televisions for all Australians to enjoy.”
Anurag Dahiya, from Star Sports, said: “We are absolutely delighted to enter into a relationship with Network Ten for this marquee event. We look forward to working closely with them to give cricket fans in Australia a world-class television event.”