Technological facilities for DRS must: PCB tells broadcasters

The PCB has decided to sell broadcasting rights of the two series as a separate venture instead of entering into a long-term four or five-year deal with a broadcaster for Pakistan cricket rights.

updated: August 30, 2013 09:51 IST
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Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has made it mandatory for broadcasters interested in buying rights for the forthcoming series against South Africa and Sri Lanka to have technological facilities for the Umpires Decision Review System (DRS).

The PCB bid committee that will award the rights for the two series to be played in the United Arab Emirates, has said the broadcaster who wins the rights will have to bear costs for the DRS.

"The PCB wants to have DRS in the Test and One-day series against South Africa and Sri Lanka as both countries are keen on this technology," a source close to a broadcaster said.

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