OSN to bowl exclusive non-stop IPL cricket

DetailsEditor | 07 April 2015

Almost as stumps were drawn on the World Cup, leading MENA pay-TV provider OSN is to deliver to the region the live and exclusive broadcast of the 2015 Pepsi Indian Premier League (IPL) from 8 April 2015.

IPL2015The leading one-day game will be on view at OSN Sports Cricket HD, which already offers thousands of hours of live international cricket from ICC events, Champions League T20 and all India, England, Australia, Bangladesh and New Zealand home series.

Cricket fans will be able to see all 60 IPL 2015 matches including four playoffs live on OSN over a period of 47 days. Subscribers will also have the option of enjoying the IPL action on-the-go on the online TV streaming platform, OSN Play, which drew over 100,000 viewers during the ICC World Cup 2015 and which expects views to increase further over the course of the new IPL season. OSN Play is available on multiple devices, from PCs and mobiles, to tablets and smart TVs.

"For six weeks our viewers joined us for the carnival of cricket from the ICC Cricket World Cup including on OSN Play," commented OSN president sport and production Andy Warkman. "Now eight days after the final in Sydney, we are bringing them even more world-class cricket with our exclusive coverage of the biggest T20 tournament in the world, involving the best players in the world. The Pepsi IPL. OSN is the only place for cricket fans across the region and we are excited about broadcasting the 8th edition of the Pepsi IPL."

The IPL 2015 season comprises eight teams: Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad. The final will take place on 24 May 2015.