Other Media Rights

In addition to Broadcast Partners and Digital Clips Partners, ICC also carved out other media rights from its broadcast agreement with Star and has licensed these rights to various other partners. These rights include Audio Rights, In-Flight Rights, Programming Rights, Data Rights, News Access Rights, Public Screening and Archive Rights.

Audio Rights

Channel 2 Group are ICC’s audio rights partner holding global audio (linear – FM & AM and digital) rights for all ICC major events until 2023, including the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2023. The Dubai based organisation also produce an English language world feed which they distribute to partners who do not do their own commentary.  Radio rights licensees for the ICC World Twenty20 2016 included BBC and Talksport (United Kingdom), All India Radio (India), Radio 4 (UAE), SABC (South Africa), APNA 107FM (Pakistan), Bangladesh Betar (Bangladesh), SLBC (Sri Lanka) and TBS Radio Network (West Indies). 

In-Flight Rights

ICC’s live In-Flight Rights are held by Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) via a sub-license from Lagadère Sports until 2019. GEE will exploit live rights to ICC events on in-flight and in-ship entertainment systems. 

Data Rights

ICC has appointed Perform Media/Opta Sports as its ‘Official Data Collection and Distribution Partner’ until 2019. Opta has the exclusive right to collect and distribute live data from venues for all major ICC events to ICC partners and third parties

News Access Rights

ICC has long standing relationships with SNTV and Perform for distribution of 90-second highlights clips at the end of every televised match from ICC events for editorial purposes. These News Access Rights are non-exclusive and held by multiple leading news content distributors with the aim of increasing exposure for ICC events and cricket in general.

Archive Rights

ICC licenses Archive rights to various Partners and third parties. The Archives Rights/Footage Licensing Programme is managed in house by ICC to service ICC Partners and Members, generate revenue through footage sales and to create bespoke, quality material to promote the game of cricket worldwide to fans. For more information please contact: footage.licensing@icc-cricket.com.