Kathmandu – Discovery Asia-Pacific owned DSport, India-centric sports channel, will be officially broadcasting the 2020 season of Everest Premier League across the globe.
That means, 2020 season of EPL T20 will have an International broadcast quality with the inclusion of 12-15 HD cameras with 40x zoom lenses, 3rd umpire for line decisions, full cricket graphics and computerized programs for scores and statistics along with international commentators.
According to the press release, the financial terms of the agreement have been protected under the Non-Disclosure clause.
Contract was signed amidst a function at Soaltee Hotel in Kathmandu on September 17.
The channel will have full broadcast rights of all matches worldwide, including match analysis, presentation ceremonies, auction and other EPL promotion or press events in the future.
“The key factor for the success of any league is its stakeholders, and we believe, in DSport we have found the right broadcast partner. With the reach of an International Broadcaster like DSport, we can promote EPL globally and in turn, promote Nepali cricket as well,” Aamir Akhtar, Founder, EPL said.
“With the experience and proficiency of the DSport team, we can expect an international standard, glitch-free, easily accessible, and properly marketed and dispersed content at your TV Screens”, Akthar further added.
“Cricket captures audiences like nothing else. From our experience worldwide we know that during live matches our users are glued to their screen. With the EPL LIVE on DSport we expect to see the same response. We are very excited to have the EPL on DSport. As a cricket lover, I am delighted to see the development of the game in Nepal. A professionally organized tournament like the EPL is an opportunity to showcase Nepali cricket around the world. DSport will target international audiences as well as Nepali living abroad, thanks to our strong distribution network in South East Asia as well as cricketing nations worldwide”, Mr. Dilip Sharan, COO, Lex Sportel (DSport) said.