Bad news for CA, Seven West Media began canceling their deal with it. If we look at what report says in Sydney Morning Herald, clarifying what could be the first step after Seven West Media ending its $450 million deal with CA. Further been announced that it will not make its next broadcast payment of the deal price $25 million, due on Tuesday.
When Would Cricket Australia Be Announcing its Summer Schedule?
Reports from Sydney says, Cricket Australia is now looking clear with their thoughts and expected to announce every of its upcoming summer schedule in the coming days. This schedule will also be including the most anticipated ODI and Test series against India.
What’s Seven West Media Concern About?
Seven’s concerns pretty clear, nonetheless, do not lie with a less amount of cricket going on due to the adverse effects of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, somewhat the excellence of the product is not what’s expected.
However, among the leading factor, the delay of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 this year also been a contributing factor, because the scheduled final will be decided to held on the 10th of November this would ultimately lead the calendar amassing to be revised.
In winter, the decided limited-overs matches between India and Australia that’s the four-Test series will begin in mid of December this year. This schedule season undoubtedly chucked from the version that was announced earlier.
What Seven Is Furious About?
Now, Seven is looking quite furious because the first men’s international on free-to-air television will be delayed to some extent, with the T20Is and ODIs broadcasted only on Pay TV network Foxtel.
At the same time, Cricket Australia has preserved it is not in infringement and more to that aiming to deliver a full summer schedule.
What From CA Spokesperson?
A CA spokesman said, till now nothing has been finalized, more to that, Cricket Australia continues some conversations with the Seven Network Media. CA continuously asking the Seven about giving a compelling cricket summer.
Hope we could here a final confirmation from CA soon. Till then, stay tuned, for the latest updates.