A multi-sport aggregator MyTeam11, SportsTiger has acquired the global streaming rights for the Sri Lankan PDC T10 league as competitive cricket will be back in the island nation after the novel coronavirus-enforced lockdown.
The league will feature eight teams as competitive cricket returns to the Island nation which has managed to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic to a major extent. Sri Lanka has managed to keep COVID-19 cases to as low as 1,915. Of these 1,371 have fully recovered while nine lost their lives.
The matches, to be played behind closed doors, will be streamed LIVE & Exclusive on SportsTiger Application from 10:00 AM onwards from June 25th, 2020, states a Press release.
Speaking about the partnership Sanjit Sihag, Co-Founder, SportsTiger and MyTeam11 said, “I am extremely delighted as one of the key cricket nations of the world is returning to live-action. It also gives us immense pleasure to be the exclusive global streaming partner of the PDC T10 League and serve the cricket crazy fans of India and the rest of the world with high-intensity action. We are really looking forward to a fruitful partnership with PDC – Sri Lanka and a very successful tournament.”
L.S. Chinthaka, Secretary, Puttalam District Cricket Association (PDC) – Sri Lanka, expressed his views on the association and said, “We are highly delighted to announce PDC T-10 League in Sri Lanka. We needed someone who could think beyond the regular and show the true potential of the tournament to the cricket fans. With SportsTiger, we are ascertained that they not only have a great passion for the sport but also share a similar vision for the tournament. With them on board as the global streaming partner, we are assured that we will be able to create a lasting impact of the league on the viewers.”
This is the third major streaming partnership by SportsTiger who also had the Live streaming rights for the Pakistan Super League 2020. SportsTiger in its short span has been the streaming partners for the Taipei T10 League and Vanuatu Blast T10 League as well.
The PDC T10 league will see participation from top Sri Lankan internationals like Ajantha Mendis, Chamara Silva, Nuwan Kulasekara, Asela Gunarathna, Dhammika Prasad, Sachithra Senanayake, Chamara Kapugedra, Thilan Thushara Mirando and Ishara Amerasinghe with more prominent names to be announced in the days to come.
Hurricane Blasters, Spartan Heroes, Power Gladiators, Chillow Warriors, Puttlum Stars, Global Riders, Royal Lions and Giant Legends will be divided into two groups with each team playing a total of 9 group games each and one game against a team from the other group, in their quest for the championship win.