Television

Television

Star TV's big gamble

The Indian team has faltered on the field for nearly a year, several of its biggest names are nearing retirement or have just retired, and the previous home broadcaster struggled to pay the BCCI in time, but still Star TV bid a mammoth $750m for the

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Television has stopped play

Those who grew up with a love of the game before the era of television coverage, when the words of radio commentators and great cricket books were all one had to go by, were forced to fill the gaps with their own imaginations

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Curbing cricket clips on news channels

Cricket's governing bodies are looking into how they can cut down on the amount of match footage new channels can telecast during their bulletins

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ECB can afford Ashes return to terrestrial television

It seems to be in some people's vested interests to make the debate about the Ashes returning to terrestrial television a complicated one, writes Scyld Berry in the Daily Telegraph

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Ashes proposals put sport on a sticky wicket

The irony of yesterday’s recommendation that Ashes cricket be restored to the protected list is that this was an outcome few involved in the discussions wanted

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Call for Tests to be free could bowl a googly

The Crown Jewels affair has kicked up quite a storm, what with sports chiefs threatening legal action against ministers over a plan to reclaim the Ashes for free-to-air television

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Free-to-air or not?

In England a review of which sports should be shown live on free-to-air TV has begun

Offbeat

Why pay for the BBC?

Stephen Pollard in the Spectator is not too pleased with the BBC's decision not to bid for the TV rights put on sale by the ECB

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Australians glued to cricket on TV

Australia were keenly following the cricket when the team was playing in India, reports the Sydney Morning Herald .