E & life’s entertainment broadcasting division, Evision has secured broadcast rights for Asia Cup in the Gulf countries including the hosts, UAE. The tournament will be shown on the CricLife MAX channel in the MENA region.
Commenting on the deal, Olivier Bramly, CEO of Evision said:
“We are excited to bring the DP World Asia Cup 2022 to all viewers on CricLife MAX after a four-year, pandemic hiatus. We have always been committed to delivering the best in sports and entertainment from local and international content providers. Avid cricket fans will be able to enjoy the games on our broadcast as well as digital platforms, giving them the flexibility to watch from anywhere and at any time.”
The Men’s Asia Cup finally returns in 2022 four years after a pandemic under the auspices of the Asian Cricket Council. With UAE serving as the host nation this time. There will be a six-team tournament between August 27 and September 11. The confirmed teams are India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan.
Hong Kong qualified for the sixth spot by winning all three of their matches in the qualifiers, defeating Singapore, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates. Fans of cricket in the UAE can see all the action on the CricLife MAX channel on eLife TV, Switch TV, and across the MENA region via the new sports package available on the StarzPlay app.
Star Sports- the official broadcaster of Asia Cup 2022
The broadcasting rights for the Asia Cup have been distributed globally by Star Sports, which is also the event’s official broadcaster. Star Sports holds the broadcasting rights for the Indian subcontinent. Additionally, it will also air the tournament in the UK and the USA via their streaming service Hotstar. This is because the deal for broadcasting in these countries still has not been broken by Star Sports.
Here is the region-wise list of the channels having broadcast rights for Asia Cup 2022:
|India||Star Sports, Hotstar|
|Pakistan||Tens Sports, PTV|
|Bangladesh||Gazi TV, Channel 9, BTV|
|Australia/New Zealand/Canada||Yupp TV|
|South America, Middle East||OSN Sports Cricket HD|
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