afaqs! news bureauPublished: 18 Jun 2019, 4:01 AM
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Star Sports renews exclusive broadcast rights for Premier League till 2022

It will broadcast over 250 Premier League games live across the network and beam all 380 games live on its digital platform, Hotstar.

For the past two decades, Star Sports, the sports broadcaster has continued to entertain football fans in India with top flight English football. The broadcaster has announced that it will continue its partnership with Premier League for the next three years running up to the 2021 - '22 season.

The renewal reinforces Star Sports' and Hotstar's commitment to football in India, with the best of global and Indian football action. Star Sports will broadcast more than 250 Premier League games live across the network and beam All 380 games live on Hotstar.

Star Sports renews exclusive broadcast rights for Premier League till 2022

Commenting on the partnership, Gautam Thakar, CEO, Star Sports, said, "We are excited to continue our partnership with the Premier League and are proud to showcase the best of football on Star Sports. As the Home of sports , we are delighted to bring the Premier league to passionate fans in India and look forward to many fantastic seasons of football in the years ahead."

Paul Molnar, Premier League director of broadcasting, said, "We look forward to continuing to work with Star to make the best Premier League action available to the many passionate football fans in India who closely follow our clubs and the competition."

As part of building the footballing ecosystem in India, Star Sports, through Select FC - An exclusive fan club for football fanatics, will continue to host special match screenings and Legend meetsfor fans across the country.