Willow TV Live Telecast IPL 2017 Final in the USA: The world’s biggest domestic T20 competition, Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 is set to end with a final match between MI vs RPS on 21st May at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad. The tenth season of the IPL started on Wednesday, 5th April with the defending champion Sunrisers Hyderabad hosting last year’s runner-up Royal Challengers Bangalore at home.
Willow TV who is the biggest broadcaster for cricket in North America has bought the IPL 10 media rights in the United States. Willow TV will live telecast IPL 2017 live in the USA.
A total of 60 matches will be played this season, including the playoffs. All the eights teams will aim to first qualify for the playoffs and then win the title. VIVO IPL 2017 Twenty20 tournament was previously broadcast by Willow in 2014.
Vijay Srinivasan, CEO of Willow said, “Willow is delighted to bring exclusive live coverage of the IPL 2017 to our viewers across television and digital platforms.”
“Viewer interest for cricket in the US stands at unparalleled levels, as over 1.4 million households watched the ICC World Twenty20 on Willow in 2016. We look to continue to set new all-time high ratings this year. The IPL is the crown jewel of professional Twenty20 tournaments, and cricket fans in the US are in for a treat when the tournament kicks off on April 5.” he added.
The tournament will feature 60 matches and it will be played over 47 days across various venues of India. Willow who is part of Times Internet is one of the fastest growing sports networks in the US. The viewers who want to watch IPL 2017 live telecast in the USA can subscribe to Willow TV packages by visiting www.willow.tv.