CWI signs new broadcast rights deal with Sky New Zealand
Cricket West Indies (CWI) has penned another important long term broadcast rights deal, with Sky New Zealand for the exclusive live coverage to all West Indies home matches played in the Caribbean.
The agreement which covers both television and digital rights will mean that Sky New Zealand including its Sky Go mobile apps and Sky Sport Now streaming app will offer live coverage and highlights of televised West Indies regional tournaments including the just concluded CG Insurance Super50 Cup.
The agreement will feature the series with Sri Lanka which starts today with the first of three T20s games at Coolidge, three ODi’s and two Test. Later in the year West Indies is scheduled to host South Africa, Australia and Pakistan.
President Ricky Skerritt in making the announcement said CWI was happy to be doing business with another leading sports broadcaster Sky New Zealand, it’s part of our effort to expand worldwide coverage of the exciting West Indies brand of international and regional cricket.
Sophie Moloney, CEO Sky New Zealand said fans love to see the West Indies play. This is CWI’s fourth new broadcast rights agreement announced in recent weeks, following announcements with ESPN for the United States, BT Sport for the United Kingdom and Ireland, and SuperSport for Sub-Saharan Africa including South Africa, Zimbabwe, Nigeria and Kenya.