Saturday, May 30 2020 | Time 07:23 Hrs(IST)
  • 16 officials among 136 police personnel infected with corona in Thane
  • BJP corporator passes away in Thane
  • UNSC extends sanctions on south Sudan for 1 more year - Resolution
  • Maha Govt to provide insurance cover of Rs 50 lakh to all employees engaged in combating coronavirus
  • 52 more corona cases witnessed in Aurangabad
  • War against COVID-19: MP’s death toll touches 334
  • Sevan fresh corona cases identified in Jalna
  • Trump issues entry ban for China’s researchers, post-Grad students with military ties
  • 37 more corona cases identified in Nashik
  • Trump says US "terminating" relationship with World Health Organization
  • Six fresh cases of corona detected in Parbhani
  • Assam COVID count breaches 1000-mark with massive spike of 177 new cases
  • Maha Minister Mushrif takes dig at LoP Fadnavis

LexSportel Vision acquires Global media rights for EPL T-20

LexSportel Vision acquires Global media rights for EPL T-20

New Delhi, Sep 25 (UNI) Indian broadcaster Lex Sportel Vision on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Global broadcast rights for the Everest Premier League (EPL) , Nepal’s T20 Cricket League.

This will be Lex Sportel’s first foray into Nepalese cricket, with the hope of highlighting the talent on display in the country to the entire world. Lex Sportel will also be responsible for production of the telecast and distributing the world feed across the globe.

Everest Premier League (EPL) is a franchise based professional T20 Cricket League contested every year between teams representing different cities of Nepal.

The six franchises competing for the EPL trophy are Kathmandu King’s XI, Lalitpur Patriots, Pokhara Rhinos, Chitwan Tigers, Biratnagar Warriors and Bhairhawa Gladiators. These teams will go head to head to be crowned the champions of EPL from February 29- March 14, 2020.

Commenting on the acquisition, Mr R C Venkateish, MD and CEO, Lex Sportel said, 'Nepal is a country with such a huge tradition and frenzy for sports. With this acquisition, we hope to show the world what a wonderful cricketing culture and following Nepal has, along with the plethora of talent on display.'

Indian Premier League (IPL) stars have also graced the Everest Premier League, including two time IPL winner with Kolkata Knight Riders, Ryan ten Doeschate and former Mumbai Indian batsman, Richard Levi.

Other big names include the likes of Kevin O’Brien, who has been an integral part of the golden generation of Irish cricket and Scottish cricket legend Kyle Coetzer.

Aamir Akhtar, Founder, EPL said, "The key factor for the success of any league is its stakeholders, and we believe, in Lex Sportel we have found the right partner. With the partnership we expect we can promote EPL globally and in turn, promote Nepali cricket as well. IPL is a global phenomenon, and similarly, we hope that with this partnership, we will move a step closer towards achieving our global dream for EPL.'

Meanwhile, DSPORT is to broadcast EPL live to the Indian audiences from February 29-March 14, 2020.


More News

Academia Sports village to resume tennis training from June 2

29 May 2020 | 10:18 PM

Hyderabad, May 29 (UNI) As the nation is preparing for life after COVID-19 lockdown, athletes, both experienced and youngsters are worried about the lack of training as it may lead to health issues.

see more..

Murray to return at tennis exbition tournament in June

29 May 2020 | 9:38 PM

London, May 29 (Xinhua) British tennis ace Andy Murray is expected to return to action in an exhibition tournament in June after the LTA confirmed on Friday that the event will take place behind closed doors in its National Tennis Centre from June 23 to 28.

see more..

FA Cup set to return on June 27

29 May 2020 | 9:36 PM

London, May 29 (Xinhua) The Football Association (FA) has agreed on Friday that the 2019-2020 FA Cup will provisionally restart on June 27 with the final scheduled to be played on August 1.

see more..

Renault to stay in F1 despite job losses

29 May 2020 | 9:34 PM

Paris, May 29 (Xinhua) French manufacturer Renault on Friday committed to stay in Formula One races despite having announced to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide under a major restructuring process.

see more..

China Paralympic teams called up for 2020 Tokyo, 2022 Beijing Games

29 May 2020 | 9:28 PM

Beijing, May 29 (Xinhua) Dozens of Paralympic teams were called up to start training to prepare for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games and 2022 Beijing Winter Paralympic Games, the China Disabled Persons Federation (CDPF) announced on Friday.

see more..