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Betting company Betway SA20 and Europe’s leading media Sky Sports today announced a new five-year rights deal. The deal will see South Africa’s premier T20 cricket league added to their cricket portfolio. 

The SA20 has joined Sky Sports as a new leading event on the world T20 cricket schedule. Enabling access for both current, new and a younger generation of cricket fans to watch some of the greatest players perform on the global stage.

“We’re delighted to extend the coverage of Betway SA20 to Sky Sports’ extensive fan base. This is a landmark deal which will grow our global footprint ahead of our launch on 10 January,” said Betway SA20 League Commissioner, Graeme Smith.

Thirty-three matches, six global franchises will be broadcasted across Sky Sports Cricket channels for four weeks for the first time. It will showcase the live action from 102 world class players including some of England’s World Cup-winning squad. This include captain Jos Buttler, and the now most expensive IPL player Sam Curran.

BETWAY SA20 THRILLES SKY SPORTS

“We are thrilled to add the SA20 to our portfolio of cricket rights.” Bryan Henderson, Director of Cricket at Sky Sports said.

We believe it will be a terrific competition involving some of the best English players involved,” said Henderson.

Betway SA20 and Sky Sports announce new rights deal
Betway SA20 and Sky Sports announce new rights deal

The League features six privately-owned teams, who will play each other twice in a round-robin stage. Then the semis and final, live on Sky Sports. Betway SA20 has the backing of some of the most recognised T20 franchises in the world, with several IPL strongholds branching out to establish an even greater international footprint.

The maiden competition set to start on 10 January 2023.

Sky Sports will also broadcast the 3 England Men’s ODI’s. It will take place in South Africa on the 27th and 29th of January, and 1st February.

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