Sky Sports To Broadcast IPL
Sky Sports has announced that it has secured the broadcasting rights for the 2023 Indian Premier League, with all 74 matches set to be shown live.
The tournament is set to begin on Friday, 31 March, with the Gujarat Titans taking on the Chennai Super Kings at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
13 English players will feature in the IPL this season, including Ben Stokes has joined the Chennai Super Kings, Jos Buttler (Rajasthan Royals), Jofra Archer (Mumbai Indians), Harry Brook (Sunrisers Hyderabad), Mark Wood (Lucknow Super Giants), and Sam Curran (Punjab Kings).
Commenting on broadcasting the IPL, Sky Sports director of cricket and NFL, Bryan Henderson, added: “The IPL sees the best players from across the world face off in front of a fanatical local audience in search of glory – resulting in some of the most explosive cricket around.”
“We’re excited to add even more live action to a busy cricketing summer that features both men’s and women’s Ashes series, The Vitality Blast and The Hundred, as well as a number of international series for both England’s men’s and women’s teams,” he said.
Sky Sports viewers can also catch the final of the inaugural Women’s Premier League competition this weekend, which will be shown live on Sky Sports Cricket and Main Event on Sunday.