With the India-Australia series beginning on the 22nd of February, the Board of Control for Cricket in India's restrictions on media coverage are once again becoming an area of focus. The News Media Coalition, a consortium of International publications, and the BCCI, are at loggerheads over Getty Images, Action Images and two Indian photo agencies not being allowed to provide photos from the Cricket match. Note that many websites rely on news agencies and photo agencies for their Cricket coverage, and the restrictions during the last two series had significantly impacted online coverage of two Cricket tours - India-England and India-Pakistan. Note that Pradeep Mittur has just joined Getty Images as its Head for APAC, and the Indian market is a part of his mandate. The Australian Press has joined in now, saying that because of the BCCI's restrictions on photo agencies and photo-only agencies (Getty…
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