Mumbai: Streaming platform YuppTV has bagged the international broadcasting rights of Tata IPL 2022 in 99 countries. This is its fifth consecutive year for the platform to stream the tournament abroad.
The matches will be broadcast in the regions of Australia, Continental Europe, South East Asia (except Singapore), Malaysia, Central and South America, Central Asia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Japan, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives etc.
“Cricket has always been a massive crowd-puller and IPL has reimagined the format and the excitement associated with it,” said YuppTV founder and CEO Uday Reddy. “In alignment with the objective of bringing cricket to the masses, we are delighted to be the streaming platform of choice in expanding the outreach to 99 nations across the globe. We are ensuring that our robust backend technology will support uninterrupted, real-time streaming of the sport that puts India on the world map with respect to international leagues.”
“We’re happy to be continuing our long-standing association with YuppTV who continue to serve the global Indian diaspora with world-class content,” said Disney Star head of acquisition and syndication Harry Griffith. “The Tata IPL 2022 promises to be the largest and most exciting edition since its inception.”
Tata IPL 2022, which began airing on 26 March, marks the debut of two new franchises Gujarat Titans (GT) and Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) along with the existing franchises Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals (DC), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Mumbai Indians (MI), Punjab Kings (PBKS), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).
The league matches will be held at Wankhede Stadium, Brabourne Stadium and DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai, and MCA International Stadium in Pune. The tournament comprises 74 matches this season.