MUMBAI: Multi Screen Media’s (MSM) sports arm Sony Six is all set to broadcast exclusive live coverage of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) for the second consecutive year. The league which will commence from 11 July and continue till 17 August 2014 will be telecast on both Sony Six and Sony Six HD. The channel will show live coverage and highlights of all the 30 CPL matches.
This year the domestic Twenty20 tournament league will commence at Grenada before moving on to the rest of its neighbouring Caribbean nations. Former England spinner Graeme Swann will be part of the commentary team.
On acquiring the rights of CPL for the second consecutive year, MSM executive vice-president and Sony Six business head Prasana Krishnan said, “We are pleased to continue our association with CPL for the second consecutive year. This year the matches are scheduled through Thursday to Sunday featuring some of greatest global cricketing superstars. With CPL we are confident of providing our fans with enhanced viewing experience of one the cricketing series.”
Caribbean Premier League chief operating officer Pete Russell added, “We’re delighted to team up with Sony Six yet again this year. Through this we bring back Caribbean Premier League to the millions of cricket fans in India. We expect the 2014 tournament to be bigger and better than before.”
The league will kick-start on the channel with coverage of the opening clash between Guyana Amazon Warriors and Antigua Hawksbills in Grenada at 11.30 pm.