YouTube to stream IPL 2010 cricket matches live
IPL 2010, the forthcoming coming Season 3 of the Indian Premier League will be broadcast live on your computer screens very soon. IPL has partnered with the Internet Giant Google to make this happen. The complete tournament constituting the 60 Games of IPL 2010 will be broadcast live on Youtube for FREE. Again its FREE. No more Spammy Live Streaming sites which promise you of streaming ipl matches, but end up with a whole page of Google Adsense Ads.
This is the first of its kind for Youtube to stream a major Sporting Tournament Live Worldwide for Free. Apart from watching the cricket matches live, some additional special features/videos provided by Youtube Streaming of IPL 2010 include;
- An Exclusive "YouTube View” or "fun feed”
- On demand Videos
- IPL 2010 Match Highlights
- Player Interviews
- Wickets of the match
- Top sixes of the match
- Award ceremony
- Pitch reports etc
This is what Mr. Lalit Modi, Chairman and Commissioner of the Indian Premier League had to say: "This unique initiative by IPL to partner Google India will give the league a global reach on a single distribution platform. This will allow IPL fans anywhere in the world to view the action on-demand as per their convenience, thus making the new dedicated IPL channel on YouTube the biggest virtual stadium in the world. Fan interactions with players, owners and other fans worldwide will ensure that the IPL YouTube destination becomes the most compelling and comprehensive online destinations for the league."
Speaking on the occasion, Shailesh Rao, Managing Director, Google India and Media & Platforms, Asia Pacific said: "We are thrilled to have the IPL as our global partner and bring to the YouTube community around the world and here in India an interactive, unique experience building greater awareness around the world for the sport.”
Source: IPL Cricket