Singapore – Eleven Sports has announced that the network will broadcast the VIVO Indian Premier League 2017 on elevensports.sg in Singapore. Come 5 April, sports fans will be able to enjoy LIVE coverage of the thrilling VIVO Indian Premier League 2017 (VIVO IPL 2017), a professional Twenty20 cricket league founded in 2007 by the Board of Control for Cricket in India on its digital platform.
In the short span of 10 years, the league has become one of the main highlights of the cricketing calendar, ranking as the most-attended cricket league, and the sixth most-attended sports league in the world.
This year’s VIVO IPL 2017 will see some of the biggest names in world cricket featuring for 8 teams – Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, Rising Pune Supergiant, Kings XI Punjab, Gujarat Lions, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Sunrisers Hyderabad. The teams will face off in a series of round-robin and knockout matches in a bid to prove their supremacy. For unlimited access to all IPL matches, cricket fans can purchase the IPL Tournament Pass at the discounted price of S$33.90 from now to 9 April, without being tied down to any contract. The VIVO IPL 2017 tournament will be available independently, and will not require subscription to any existing Eleven Sports subscriptions.
Highlights of VIVO IPL 2017 include seeing English player Ben Stokes playing for Rising Pune Supergiants after being bought for INR 145 million (approximately S$ 3.06 million); the highest bid in the player auctions on 20 February, and a record price for an overseas player. He joins Virat Kohli, AB de Viliers, Chris Gayle, Yuvraj Singh, David Warner, Steve Smith, and other elite cricket players in the VIVO IPL 2017. The first match of the season sees Sunrisers Hyderabad paired off against Royal Challengers Bangalore. As per custom, this opening match and the final match of the season will be hosted in Hyderabad, home ground of the reigning champions.
Other top international sporting events available on the ELEVEN SPORTS network include the massively popular English Premier League, NBA, RBS 6 Nations Rugby Championship, ATP 250 tennis, and Badminton Asia Championships. All this premium sports content can be accessed anytime, anywhere on www.elevensports.sg and via the ELEVEN SPORTS app, which can be downloaded from Google Play and the Apple App Store. The network’s channels are also available in Singapore on SingTel TV, StarHub Go, Toggle, M1, ViewQwest, and Samsung TV, which offers sporting fans anytime, anywhere accessibility to premium LIVE and EXCLUSIVE sporting action.