SuperSport has secured the broadcast rights for the 2023 IPL just hours before the start of the tournament.
“Following updated conversations with the rights holder, DStv can confirm that all Indian Premier League matches in 2023 will be broadcast on SuperSport,” read a statement on Friday.
“SuperSport reached a commercial agreement with the rights holders to broadcast the IPL, starting today.”
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This follows SuperSport’s announcement on Thursday that it had been unable to come to an agreement with rights holder Viacom 18.
The 2023 tournament begins at 4pm (SA time) on Friday with a match between the Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings in Ahmedabad.