IPL On Doordarshan Watch Live Match: The negotiations between the host broadcaster STAR INDIQA and Prasar Bharati reached to a conclusion and good news for all the cricket fans from all across the country that they can watch matches of Indian Premier League (IPL) on Doordarshan now.
THE IPL Matches 2018 is going to be streamed on Doordarshan, the national broadcaster, for the first-time. Though there is restriction to one match per week and that too with one-hour broadcast delay.
IPL On Doordarshan Watch Live Match
The DD National is allowaed to broadcast the opening ceremony, some key matches(one / week), final and the Closing ceremony to the viewers of Doordarshan. Star Sports has paid 16,000 Crore for the IPL Tournament and won the rights for the IPL in last September. At the same time, it has given 6,000 crore to purchase the rights of other matches to be held in India.
Star India has grabbed these rights for the next 5 years. Star India want to share their streaming with doordarshan on the revenue sharing of 75:25 but Ministry of Information and Broadcasting made them on the revenue sharing of 50:50.
Ministry of I&B asked for all the matches with 15 min delay but the Host Star India agreed for some matches and by an hour delay with packages of daily highlights for all the matches for the DD Sports Viewer.