Indian Premier League becomes very powerful in T20 cricket league. Big digital rights holders bid to get the rights of IPL for next five years which include (Supersport, Facebook, Airtel, Bamtech and Jio). Star Sports sets a record deal that makes IPL more interesting valuable league. Stars Sports win’s the rights to show the match of Indian Premier League for (£1.97 Billion). Which made IPL richest domestic Twenty20 competition in the world.
For each match of Indian Premier League cost (RS 55 crore) which means Rs 23.3 lakhs for every single legal bowl delivered in the match. So after signing up the new tv rights money deal IPL is now competitor to Premier League and NFL (American football league). Facebook make a bid to gets its that shows how much popularity Indian Premier League gain in past 10 seasons.
|Rights Sold||Purchase||Per Match Cost||Contract Deal||Format|
|1.97 Billion||Star Sports||Rs (55 Crore)||5 Years (Till 2022)||T20|
Now all matches of Indian Premier League will be broadcast by (Star Sports) worldwide for next five from 2018 till 2022. After such big money invested on the tv rights IPL become the biggest domestic cricket league in the world due to its tv rights. IPL is now competing at the level of English Premier League and National Football League America.
|Competition||Sports||Per Match Cost||Contract Deal||Matches|
|NFL||American Football||$22.47 Million||Updated Soon||16|
|Premier League||Football||$13.15 Million||Updated Soon||48|
|IPL||Cricket||$8.47 Million||5 Years (Till 2022)||14|
|NBA||Basketball||$1.99 Million||Updated Soon||38|
In the above given table you will see how much does it cost to complete one NFL match. In Indian currency (Rs 150 Crore) cost per match of NFL coverage and (Rs 84 Crore) per EPL match. After getting rights of IPL by Star it has made it most expensive cricket tv rights deal in the history.