BCCI tender committee meets

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:08 IST

The tender committee of Board of Cricket for Control in India (BCCI) is meeting today to discuss the bids of ESPN and Zee Network.

Chennai:

The tender committee of Board of Cricket for Control in India (BCCI) is meeting today to discuss the bids of ESPN and Zee Network and decide on the coveted telecast rights of matches to be played in India for the next four years. The board has invited the top brass of both the channels to the meeting to seek some clarifications on financial and technical requirements. As per the tender opened on August 14, Zee had quoted $260 million while pledging a further Rs 95 crore exclusively for coverage of domestic cricket matches while ESPN had quoted $230 million. Both the companies have also extended a tender security of one per cent of the bid amount before the sealed tenders were opened. The companies had submitted the tender in sealed covers but the security money was paid in person at the time of submission of the tender. (PTI)

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