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ECB, Sky Sports extend partnership

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Sky Sports have announced an extension to their partnership – a partnership now surpassing 30 years – which will see more live cricket on Sky Sports, more on free-to-air TV and further increased investment to help grow the game. The four-year extension, which represents an increase in […]

July 14, 2022

Sky Sports to air every game of The Hundred 2022

Sky Sports will show every game of The Hundred live this summer from August 3rd, starting with defending men’s champions Southern Brave launching the competition against Welsh Fire. Defending women’s champions Oval Invincibles will take on Northern Superchargers in the opening women’s clash on August 11th, which will mark the first men’s and women’s double-header […]

January 27, 2022

Kick It Out partnership with England and Wales Cricket Board

Kick It Out, football’s leading anti-discrimination organisation, has announced it will be partnering with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to identify and address issues of equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within cricket. The events of the last year in cricket were indications that the sport and culture around it, needs progressive and inclusive […]

January 25, 2022

ECB: “Over 16m watched The Hundred”

The Hundred has proved a hit among new and existing cricket fans – with a total of 16.1 million people watching some of the action on TV alone, according to figures published by the ECB (English Cricket Board). A sell-out crowd at Lord’s on August 20th and 21st saw Oval Invincibles being crowned the first […]

August 24, 2021

Sky Sports, ECB target 100 communities with grassroots cricket initiative

Sky Sports has partnered with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to launch Dynamos Cricket Intros, a new multi-year initiative that champions inclusion, encouraging more children to take up the game of cricket regardless of gender, ability, or background. With the ambition of reaching children who might not ordinarily have access to cricket for […]

May 27, 2021

SES continues with new contracts

The past few days have seen a slew of press statements from SES regarding contract renewals and fresh deals. The latest pair come ahead of the satellite operator’s results statement on February 25th. None of the releases are quantified in terms of value, but no doubt questions will be asked by the analysts on the […]

February 24, 2021By Chris Forrester