Dream11 European Cricket Championship goes global
Starting on Monday 13 September, the stage is set for the Dream11 European Cricket Championship at the picturesque Cartama Cricket Oval in Malaga, Spain with TV broadcasters worldwide keen to show the top-class cricketing action.
The inaugural competition – ECC21 – is a month-long national team tournament featuring 15 nations, including representative sides from England and the Netherlands, that has captured the atttention of major broadcasters globally in rights deals brokered by the European Cricket Network's trusted partner Spring Media.
“We’re excited, but not surprised to see the interest in the ECC21 inaugural competition,” said Craig Neilson, Commercial Manager at Spring Media. “It’s a standout event where nations clash over nearly 100 games for the crown, showcasing the beauty of cricket and exponential growth of the game on the European continent.”
ECC21 will witness 15 national teams, including representatives from England, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and the hosts Spain, competing in the inaugural edition with close to 100 matches between September 13 and October 8. The new and fresh venture sees 15 teams feature in three groups of five, with each group meeting over a separate week of T10 action. Each group will feature 24 T10 games - a double round-robin and a playoff. The leading two countries in each group will advance to a Finals Week scheduled from October 4-8 in Spain.
Official title partner Dream11 and its streaming-arm FanCode in India will be immersing coverage, and the event overall will be broadcast in over 100 countries.
- Dream 11 – India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Maldives
- Fox Australia – Australia
- Flo Sports – USA
- Willow TV – Canada
- Swiss Sport TV – Switzerland
- Sportklub – Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Slovenia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo
- Sport en France – France
- Sport1 Germany – Germany
- BT Sport – UK & Ireland
- Malaga tv – Spain
- 101tv – Spain
- ORF – Austria
- Iltalehti – Finland
- Startimes – Sub-Saharan Africa
- SportsMax Tv Jamaica – Caribbean
ECN Youtube – Rest of the