FanCode acquire India streaming rights for West Indies cricket

Dream Sports, the parent company of fantasy gaming platform Dream11, owns and operates FanCode in India.

The four-year partnership, until 2024, will give Indian fans access to almost 150 international and 250 domestic cricket matches from the Caribbean, streamed on FanCode, will include 16 International West Indies Men’s Series, CG Insurance Super50 Cup matches, West Indies Women’s Home Series and Under-19 International Cricket matches.

During the rights’ tenure, major cricket powerhouses such as India, Australia, England, South Africa and New Zealand as well as Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Ireland and Zimbabwe are scheduled to visit the West Indies

Talking about the partnership, Prasana Krishnan, Co-Founder of FanCode, said, “We are thrilled to be associated with Cricket West Indies as FanCode becomes the first Indian digital sports brand to broadcast all its matches in India. FanCode intends to showcase all the amazing Caribbean cricket elements to Indian cricket fans, such as the scenic venues, passionate fans, behind-thescenes access, etc.”

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Commenting on the association, Yannick Colaco, Co-Founder of FanCode, said, “The Caribbean is home to some of the most entertaining cricket played in the world. We are excited to partner with Cricket West Indies and bring close to 400 matches from the Caribbean featuring some of world cricket’s biggest and brightest stars, to Indian cricket fans. This partnership will give millions of cricket fans in India the opportunity to experience FanCode and the many digital innovations we are bringing to improve the sports fan consumption experience.”

Johnny Grave, CEO of CWI said: “West Indies cricket remains immensely popular all around the world and many Indian fans see us as their second favourite team. They have always followed West Indies teams and players and this partnership will provide great access to bring them even closer. It is very important for the West Indies to access the significant cricket-loving passionate audience in India.”

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