Sportradar Ties Up With BCCI To Support Board’s Anti-Corruption Unit
Sportradar, the world’s leading supplier of sports integrity solutions and sports data products, is pleased to inform that it has entered into an agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to support the Board’s Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) in monitoring and safeguarding the integrity of matches during the Indian Premier League (IPL) this season. The matches are scheduled to kick-off at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 19, 2020.
As part of the agreement, all matches in IPL 2020 will be monitored by Sportradar’s Integrity Services to detect betting irregularities. Sportradar will also provide a risk assessment to the BCCI driven by intelligence and data-driven insights, and furthermore the BCCI will be able to call upon Sportradar’s Intelligence and Investigation Services during the term of the partnership, if required.
Speaking about the partnership, Sportradar Integrity Services’ Managing Director Andreas Krannich added: “It is an honor to partner with the BCCI for the 2020 IPL season. As the global leader in sporting integrity, we hope to provide our expertise and help protect the tournament against integrity related issues. We know that the BCCI takes integrity seriously, and we look forward to working alongside them throughout the tournament and providing our support to their integrity programme.”
Sportradar is the global provider of sports data, sports entertainment products and services. Sportradar’s Integrity Services is the world’s leading supplier of monitoring, intelligence, education, and consultancy solutions to sport’s governing bodies, leagues, state authorities, and law enforcement agencies to support them in the fight against betting-related match-fixing and corruption. It is our commitment to excellent service, quality and reliability that makes us the trusted partner of more than 1,000 companies in over 80 countries and official partner of the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, NASCAR, FIFA and UEFA. We monitor, analyse and deliver insights from more than 400,000 matches annually across 60 sports.