The BCCI has received a 59 percent increase from Star Sports India, who retained their IPL broadcast rights for R11,2 billion.
The rights to broadcast the event were sold via an e-auction over three days which included Star India, Sony Pictures Network India, and Reliance.
There were three categories of rights on sale at the e-auction, which started on Tuesday and concluded on Thursday: the Indian television rights and rest of the world digital rights (GTVRD), digital rights for the Indian subcontinent alone (ID), and the global consolidated rights (GCR).
The rights to cover Indian cricket on television and digital platforms from 2018 to 2023 was sold for approximately R11,2 billion (INR 6138 crore/$944 million) a 59 percent increase from their previous deal which was sold for R8,9 billion (INR 3851 crore/$750 million) for the period of 2012-18.
Star also strengthened their presence internationally, having paid R22,6 billion ($1.9 billion) for the broadcast rights of ICC tournaments between 2015-23.