Sky Agrees New Five-Year Partnership With the England & Wales Cricket Board

Pay television broadcaster Sky PLC (SKY.LN) said Friday its sports television channels has agreed a new five-year partnership with the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) from 2020.

In a statement Sky said its has agreed a partnership with ECB that includes live rights to international and county cricket. Sky didn't release financial details of the deal.

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June 30, 2017 05:49 ET (09:49 GMT)