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Fast ball

7 September 2017 By Una Galani

Rupert Murdoch-backed Star India is paying $2.6 bln for IPL rights, outbidding new rivals like Facebook. The huge sum highlights the sport’s rapid rise and a rush to secure local content. Cheap mobile data could help lure the viewers and advertisers needed for this to pay off.

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