Good News for Cricket Lovers, IPL could be Live on dd free dish and doordarshan. Still awaiting full confirmation regarding which channel will telecast it if at all.
IPL 2018 on dd free dish / dd direct plus
IPL cricket matches would be telecast live on Star Sports channels and also a DD channel that would be available terrestrially and on DD FreeDish. This would be made possible as and when the government formally issues a directive as both the law and information & broadcasting ministries were being. Some changes has to be made and IPL should be categorized as a tournament of national importance like Olympics, Commonwealth Games and Wimbledon for which the sharing mandated.
Star India may have to share the IPL with pub broadcaster DD that will air cricket matches on Free to air dth DD free dish or terrestrial network.
BCCI, announced that Star had won the broadcast rights to the money-spinning IPl cricket tournament for five years for Rs 16,3475 million (Rs 16347.5 crore) or approximately $ 2.55 billion.