South African cricket enthusiasts will not be left out as far as the Proteas’ participation at the ICC Cricket World Cup in India is concerned.
MEDIA STATEMENT | SABC AND MULTICHOICE REACH SUB-LICENSING AGREEMENT FOR THE CRICKET WORLD CUP 2023 FOLLOWING FURTHER NEGOTIATIONS
— SABC (@SABCPortal) October 5, 2023
The South African Broadcasting Corporation and MultiChoice have reached an agreement that will see the SABC broadcast all of South Africa’s matches, starting with Saturday’s first match against Sri Lanka in Delhi.
VIDEO | The SABC has managed to secure the rights to broadcast the Cricket World Cup. SABC Chief Operations Officer Ian Plaatjes provides more details of this breakthrough deal.https://t.co/8xSVoPN2gc pic.twitter.com/G2NOPYTSmr
— SABC News (@SABCNews) October 5, 2023
The Proteas will play nine round-robin matches before the two semi-finals and final take place.
These three matches will also be broadcast live by the SABC.
All the matches mentioned will be aired on SABC 3. Article by Ntsako Mkhari
Local cricket fans look set to suffer from the latest sports broadcast rights stand-off. The SABC and rights holder Multichoice have not reached an agreement for the Cricket World Cup. This means the Proteas quest for a maiden ODI World Cup title will only be on pay channel… pic.twitter.com/iWt5bI6eP0
— eNCA (@eNCA) October 3, 2023
Written by: Lindiwe Mabena