Jay Shah said on Friday that the media rights agreement would be finalized by the end of August. The new media rights agreement will start with the ODI against Australia. The previous media rights were for 2018 to 2023.
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah on Friday said after the Apex Council meeting in Mumbai that the media broadcast rights for cricket matches, including the three-match ODI series against Australia, will be decided by the end of August. Proposed in September before the 2023 World Cup. After the World Cup, a five-match T20 series will be played between the two teams. The series against Afghanistan has been postponed.
Jay Shah said on Friday that the media rights agreement would be finalized by the end of August. The new media rights agreement will start with the ODI against Australia. The previous media rights were for 2018 to 2023. The BCCI secretary also said that the tour of Afghanistan will be held in January. In this way, this series will no longer happen before the World Cup, which runs from October 5 to November 19.
Men’s and women’s teams to be sent to Hangzhou Asian Games
Indian men’s and women’s team will be sent for Hangzhou Asian Games. He said that there will be no difference between A team and B team. Shah said, “We will participate in the Asian Games. The Apex Council has approved the participation of our men’s and women’s teams. The BCCI secretary said that the board will soon come out with a policy to prevent players from retiring from the Indian domestic circuit and the Indian Premier League.
Will make a policy to stop the trend of predetermined retirement
Jai Shah said, “We will make a policy to stop this practice of predetermined retirement. The BCCI secretary said sports management firm Grant Thornton had sent its suggestions to upgrade and repair 10 of the 12 World Cup-hosting stadiums.
Women’s team will have coaching staff before Asian Games
Shah said the Indian senior women’s team will get its coaching staff, including the head coach, before the Asian Games. Without naming Amol Majumdar as recommended by the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), he said the team has finalized a name. He said, “The CAC has recommended the name of the head coach. They will also interview a batting and bowling coach. We will announce the names of all the coaches before the Asian Games.”