Star India has won broadcast, internet and mobile rights for all Indian cricket matches for the period 2012-2018, for an amount of Rs 3851 crore, covering 96 matches, reports ESPNCricinfo. The rights include all international one-day and test matches, and domestic tournaments held in India. This makes the per-match coverage fee, Rs 40 crore, compared to the minimum bid price of Rs 31.25 crore. With this, Star replaces Nimbus, whose contract was prematurely terminated in December 2011 by the BCCI. The report also says that the production rights for the matches, which were with Nimbus, have been scrapped, and that Star is likely to have a greater say in editorial matters, quoting a BCCI official, anonymously. Update: The ESPNCricinfo report has been modified and the latest version does not include the quote. Digital Rights Not Sold Separately The BCCI had tried to sell…
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