Pehla to televise India-New Zealand series

Four match series to shown live on CricOne

Staff Report
21:30 August 22, 2012

Dubai: Pehla Media & Entertainment (PME), the largest pay TV platform management company in the Middle East and North Africa, has bagged exclusive television coverage rights to telecast the India versus New Zealand series in the MENA region.

The series will be shown live on the television channel CricOne on its Pehla and FirstNet bouquets. The channel is available on the Pehla Prime and FirstNet Premium packages on the Pehla bouquet, E-Vision, Du packages in the UAE and Q-tel in Qatar.

Speaking after securing the telecasting rights for the series Majed Sahelli, Managing Director, Pehla Media & Entertainment FZ LLC, said: “CricOne — the region’s only dedicated cricket channel, which reaches out to millions of viewers across the Middle East, yet again brings some good cricket for our regional viewers as India and New Zealand clash.”

Scheduled from August 23 to September 11 , the four-match series will be played out across Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Visakhapatnam and Chennai.

The first Test will be broadcast from 8am UAE time on Thursday.