New Delhi: Sports broadcaster Nimbus today said it has signed an agreement with Australian’s Setanta Sports to provide live coverage of international cricket events in India and Bangladesh till 2009.
Setanta would cover Pakistan’s tour of India in November and December 2007 as well as South Africa’s visit to the sub-continent in 2008, a Nimbus statement said here.
The Australian sports channel would also show all international cricket matches of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) during 2008 and 2009, including tours to Bangladesh by India, South Africa and Sri Lanka. In total, Setanta will be showing 13 test matches and 19 One Day Internationals.
Nimbus holds domestic cricket rights to be played in India till March 2010 besides Bangladesh’s home matches from the Bangladesh Cricket Board till 2012. PTI MST UPD