Pakistan finalises TV deals for two 'home' series - vs South Africa and Sri Lanka

The PCB was forced to sell only two series and hold the five-year deal until next year as the high court in Islamabad has prevented it from taking major decisions until a new chairman is appointed through elections.

updated: September 06, 2013 22:21 IST
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Karachi: Pakistan cricket authorities on Friday announced the much-awaited sale of broadcast rights for two home series.

The series, to be played at the neutral venue of the United Arab Emirates because of security fears in Pakistan, will be against South Africa (October-November) and Sri Lanka (December-January).

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said the UAE-based Ten Sports won the rights to the Pakistan-South Africa series, while the local Geo Super was awarded the rights to the matches against Sri Lanka on the recommendation of a Bids Committee headed by Ehsan Mani, former president of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

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