T Sports picks up West Indies-Bangladesh rights after TV blackout

Action from the 2021 T20 World Cup match between Bangladesh and the West Indies. (Photo by Alex Davidson/Getty Images)

Bangladeshi sports broadcaster T Sports has acquired rights to the remainder of Bangladesh’s tour of the West Indies after stalled negotiations meant the start of the series was not televised in the South Asian country.

T Sports, which has positioned itself as the country’s first dedicated satellite sports broadcaster since launching in 2020, acquired the rights from the Total Sports Marketing agency. TSM reportedly struggled to find a buyer for the rights after initial talks with T Sports and satellite television channel Gazi TV broke down.

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