India turns to Taiwan for cricket

GLOBAL REACH: Taiwan Cricket said that up to five sides could play in a broadcast competition and that upgrading local infrastructure would be beneficial to a deal

Tipei Times
Date:  Apr 09, 2020
By: Grant Dexter / Staff reporter

The concrete pitch at the Yingfeng Cricket Ground in Taipei’s Songshan District is pictured yesterday.
Photo: Grant Dexter, Taipei Times

Broadcasting companies are turning to Taiwan for cricket content amid the shutdown of the sport in India due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

An Internet streaming platform based in Mumbai, India, yesterday contacted Taiwan Cricket asking for rights to stream games in Taipei to its cricket-starved audience, which it put at 75 million people.

Yesterday, another India-based live sports streaming platform was seeking a “Taiwan cricket partnership.”The firms were promising global reach through their platforms with live content for users.    [FULL  STORY]

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