SABC secures Afcon right.

Proteas blackout!!!! No Aussie tour for SABC TV viewers

SABC will not be broadcasting matches between the Proteas and Australia in the tour that commences in Durban on Wednesday.


SABC secures Afcon right.

The SABC will not be broadcasting T20I and ODI series between the Proteas and Australia which starts on Wednesday 20 August.

The Proteas host Australia in the next three weeks and will play three T20I and Five One Day Internationals as they look to prepare for the 2023 ICC World Cup

On Tuesday, Cricket South Africa released a statement that both the parties (CSA and SABC), could not reach an agreement to secure broadcasting right.

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SABC viewers won’t watch the Proteas against Australia

“After protracted negotiations, the two parties could unfortunately not reach agreeable terms to secure broadcast rights in time to cover the tour.

CSA and the SABC are proud to have, over the years, brought cricket content to the multitudes of cricket fans across the country. Through this partnership, content from the domestic cricket scene to the senior men’s and women’s teams was broadcast to waiting audiences, making the partnership between the SABC and CSA a thriving endeavor,” CSA said in a statement..

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CSA said it will continue to engage with the SABC to find common ground on the broadcasting of cricket content.

“This is as the public broadcaster pursues to fulfil its mandate of providing cricket coverage for the majority of South Africans, while CSA is unwavering in its quest to ensure that cricket reaches all corners of the country. It is a symbiosis that binds the two organizations together,” CSA added.

SABC fails the nation once again

Proteas face Australia in the first T20I on Wednesday.

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