India play five ODIs and two Tests against New Zealand starting from January 19, 2014 © Getty Images
India play five ODIs and two Tests against New Zealand starting from January 19, 2014 © Getty Images

 

Mumbai: Jan 9, 2014

 

Sports and entertainment channel Sony Six has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights for the Indian cricket team’s One-Day International (ODI) and Test series against New Zealand beginning on January 19.

 

The 30-day tour starts with five ODIs, followed by two Test matches.

 

Prasana Krishnan, business head SONY SIX, said, “We are delighted to have this series come our way early into the New Year. Through this acquisition we will give our viewers direct action to one of the most awaited cricket series in 2014.

 

“Both New Zealand and India play an exciting brand of cricket and we are thrilled to be the exclusive partner to this promising series.”