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What! Discovery gets the right to air India,Lanka and Bang Tri series

Last Modified Friday, 19 January 2018 (12:40 IST)
New Delhi: Discovery Communications, India's sports channel DSport has acquired the exclusive India broadcast rights of 2018, a tri-nation international T20 tournament involving India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. 

The NIDAHAS Trophy 2018, played in celebration of Sri Lanka’s 70th year of independence, will follow a round robin format with all the three teams playing each other twice, and the top two progressing to the final to be played on March 18th, 2018. All the matches will be played at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

Commenting on the move, Discovery Communication GM Karan Bajaj said, “We are delighted to partner with Sri Lankan Cricket board that showcase this important tourney to the cricket aficionados in India".

Sri Lanka Cricket Board President, Thilanga Sumathipala, said, “DSPORT is fast emerging as an important destination for premium sports in India. We are happy that cricket fans in India will join in and celebrate Sri Lanka’s 70th independence anniversary via DSPORT. We look forward to a closely contested tournament.”(UNI)
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