Non-stop cricket on OSN with exclusive broadcast of Indian Premier League matches from April 8
Dubai, UAE; April 6, 2015: The cricket action never stops on OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network and home of cricket.
Having brought all the live action from the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 exclusively and also extending its support to the UAE National Cricket Team, which took part in the tournament after a gap of 19 years, OSN will bring viewers the live and exclusive broadcast of the 2015 Pepsi Indian Premier League (IPL) from April 8, 2015.
Cricket fans can catch all the action live on OSN Sports Cricket HD, which offers thousands of hours of live international cricket as OSN holds the rights for all ICC events, Champions League T20 and all India, England, Australia, Bangladesh and New Zealand home series.
OSN subscribers also have the option of enjoying the IPL action on-the-go on the award-winning online TV platform, OSN Play. Defining its credentials as the region’s leading online streaming platform, OSN Play had over 100,000 viewers during the ICC World Cup 2015 and views are expected to increase further this IPL season. OSN Play offers the convenience to catch up on shows and movies and watch live TV and sport, anytime, anywhere on multiple devices, from PCs and mobiles, to tablets and smart TVs.
Andy Warkman, Vice President Sport and Production, OSN, said: “For six weeks our viewers joined us for the carnival of cricket from the ICC Cricket World Cup including on OSN Play. Now eight days after the final in Sydney, we are bringing them even more world-class cricket with our exclusive coverage of the biggest T20 tournament in the world, involving the best players in the world. The Pepsi IPL. OSN is the only place for cricket fans across the region and we are excited about broadcasting the 8th edition of the Pepsi IPL.”
Cricket fans can enjoy all 60 IPL 2015 matches including four playoffs live on OSN over a period of 47 days. Eight teams are battling it out this season including: Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
OSN will bring all the action commencing on April 8, at 2.30PM (GMT), when Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), the IPL 2014 winners, will play on home turf, Eden Gardens in Kolkata, against Mumbai Indians, the winners of the 2013 season. The final will take place on May 24, 2015.