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Someone said : Neo cricket has the television rights for all cricket played in India.. really? Glamorized Indian cricket tournament, IPL, is not included in the deal Nimbus Communication made with BCCI, neither are the ICC hosted tournaments like Champions Trophy, World Cups and other ICC cups.
Adding all, Neocricket have few hours of live cricket lined up for Indian Audiences in its schedule for year 2009. That said, most of it involves Indian team and makes Neocricket a must have sports channel. Following is a list of series that will be live on Neocricket this new year.
India vs Australia : 7 ODI series : October 2009 : ODI series in 2007, Test Series in 2008 and now another India vs Australia 7 ODI series in 2009 - all in month of October which, Australia must believe, is the best month to tour India.
India vs Srilanka : 3 test, 5 ODI series : November-December : A three test match + 5 ODI series will be, Srilanka vs India has always brought keen contest on the field November 2009 will again be time for some high level sub-continent cricket.
Mohammad Nissar Trophy: is a single 5 day cricket match, played annually between the National Champions of both India and Pakistan domestic championships of longer version of the game. Started off in year 2005, India have won Mohammad Nissar Trophy 2 times whereas Pakistan holds the trophy as of now. In year 2009 - Nissar Trophy match will be played in the month of June.
Ranji Trophy super league : Neo cricket has the television rights for all domestic cricket played in India, under BCCI. Ranji Trophy, India's premier first class 4 day match tournament will be live on Neocricket again this year, specially the Ranji Trophy semi-finals and finals of plate division.
Irani Trophy : is played between Ranji Trophy winners and Rest of India squad featuring biggest names in Indian cricket. In year 2009, Irani trophy will be played around the months of September or October and it will be live exclusively on Neo Sports channel.
Challengers trophy : Is a domestic one day tournament between India Red, India Green and India Blue team. Those cricketers who perform in this 4 match tournament, get direct ticket for national team.. live on Neocricket this year.
Deodhar Trophy : Is a 4 day match tournament in India played between 5 teams formed with top cricketers in each direction of India..viz East Zone, West Zone, South Zone, North Zone and Central Zone.. also live only on Nimbus channel Neocricket.
India tour of Bangladesh - December 2009 : After winning broadcasting rights for cricket played in india under BCCI, Neosports has hardly tried to pay other International boards to do Tv coverage of cricket played in those countries but Bangladesh who telecast rights was won by Neocricket 2 years ago.. India Travel to Bangaldesh for a short 2 test match and 3 One day International series vs Bangladesh in December 2009.