Nimbus Sport bags commercial rights of Challenger Trophy 2005

MUMBAI: Nimbus Sport has bagged the commercial rights to the Challenger Trophy 2005 and will market all rights to the same including broadcast, licensing and sponsorship rights.



The tournament will be played over four days, starting from 10 October 2005, with the finals being played on 13 October 2005. The Challenger Trophy will have the 36 best available players in India in action.

The Challenger Trophy 2005-06 is being staged by the Punjab Cricket Association and will be a key determinant in choosing the India team to face Sri Lanka next month.



Live coverage is being produced by Nimbus Sport, which is the producer of all international cricket played in India 2002 - 2004, and international events like the ICC Champions’ Trophy Sri Lanka 2002, Max special coverage of the ICC Cricket World Cup South Africa 2003, the ICC U19 World Cup Bangladesh 2004, and the appointed production company for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy India 2006.

Punjab Cricket Association president I S Bindra said, "India has shown the way as far as marketing international cricket is concerned, and now we are determined to do the same for first class cricket in India. This is a going to be a spectacular effort, pioneered by the PCA, to market first class matches and we are delighted to be partnered by Nimbus Sport."

Nimbus Sport president Satish Menon said, "The Challenger Trophy 2005-06 is more important than ever before - the Indian team composition hangs in the balance. No other big cricket is taking place between 10 -13 October – the event is positioned perfectly in the gap between the third and fourth games of the ICC Super Series in Australia. This will be a blockbuster series."

Latest Reads
US$ 4.5 bn expected from IPL rights; SC recommends accounts scrutiny

The Supreme Court on Friday froze all financial transactions between the BCCI and state cricket associations by directing the apex body not to disburse any funds till it resolves to abide by the Justice RM Lodha panel recommendations on reforms by 3 December . The top court ordered that none of...

Television TV Channels Sports
TVS Tyres is co-presenter for Asian Champions Trophy 2016

Continuing its strong connect with sports, TVS Tyres has associated with Asian Champions Trophy 2016 by becoming the co-presenter. The Asian Champions Trophy is one of the premier hockey tournaments, a much sought after annual international competition promising some great hockey action. This...

Television TV Channels Sports
Q2-17: Zee Learn declares maiden interim dividend

The board of directors of the Essel group’s education company Zee Learn Limited (ZLL) have declared a first time ever dividend of 5 percent per equity share of Re 1 each for the quarter ended 30 September 2016 (Q2-17, current quarter).

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
Whether BARC action can stop unethical practices?

Whether businesses and industries practice their art of selling fairly although they have 'Fair Practices' training during the academic courses, workshops and several ISO and other certifications? There seems to be the fear of the lawman, and not the law in India.

Television TV Channels Viewership
TV Superhighway: beIN, Yaddo, AfricaXP have joined us, says Magine CEO Ambuj Goyal

CANNES; Magine has secured partnerships with four of the industry’s most exciting sports, documentary and entertainment content providers. Partnerships with beIN, the international media group and owner of MIRAMAX; Yaddo, the new documentary streaming service headed up by former head of The BBC’s...

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
Colors emerges strong on strength of Naagin I & II

MUMBAI: One of the top rated shows Naagin Season 2 helped Colors reach a top-ranking position.

Television TV Channels GECs
Pakistan Broadcasters Association to oppose PEMRA Indian content ban

MUMBAI: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) shocked both Pakistan and Indian broadcasters when it issued an order blanking out  all Indian content from Pakistan’s television channels on 19 October.

Television TV Channels GECs
Sony Pix to telecast 'Jurassic World' on 22 October

Sony Pix will take the viewers on a thrilling, adventurous journey with cloned dinosaurs in their Billion Dollar Premiere property. The channel plans to air Jurassic World on 22 October at 1 pm and 9 pm.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
Sony AXN scripts deal with Pinewood; buys stake in SVOD service Hopster

Folks at Sony Pictures Television (SPT) are in a celebratory mood. Not only has it signed a six-series deal with Pinewood Television but has also acquired a minority stake in the London-based video subscription service for kids content - Hopster.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories