Sony Pictures Sports Network to broadcast India’s tour of Sri Lanka 

Sony Pictures Sports Network to broadcast

India’s tour of Sri Lanka 

~ First away series with all three formats – Test, ODI & T20 – in 3 years ~



Press Release

Mumbai, July 27, 2017:


The Sony Pictures Sports Networks (SPSN) will broadcast India’s tour of Sri Lanka, which kicks off on 26th July 2017. The series promises to be a treat for cricket enthusiasts, with a line up of three tests, five ODIs and a standalone T20, to be played across four scenic venues in Sri Lanka. For the first time in three years, India will be playing a series that has matches in all three formats, overseas.

India’s tour of Sri Lanka will also see the network’s celebrated live wrap-around analysis show ‘Extraaa Innings’ hosted by Harsha Bhogle. Showcasing, pre, mid and post-match analyses of the series, the wrap-around show will feature expert insights from an impressive line-up of panelists like Sunil Gavaskar, Ajay Jadeja, Murali Kartik and Russel Arnold. Moreover, Simon Doull will provide pitch analysis.

Watch the series LIVE and Exclusive from July 26, 2017 to September 6, 2017 in English on SONY SIX and SONY SIX HD and in Hindi on SONY TEN 3 and SONY TEN 3 HD. Viewers on the go can also watch the series by LIVE streaming it on the SonyLIV App and its website,



Mr. Rajesh Kaul, President, Distribution and Sports Business, Sony Pictures Networks India:

“With two channels dedicated to cricket, we are committed to offering Indian cricket fans with the finest of cricketing action in 2017. The all format India tour of Sri Lanka series will ensure that there is something for every cricket enthusiast providing premier sporting action that promises an unmatched viewing experience with the best panelists and experts.”   


Uday Sodhi, EVP and Head-Digital Business, SonyLIV said,

“SonyLIV has established its foothold as India’s premium digital entertainment destination when it comes to entertainment and sports, and it further reinforces its position as the ultimate online destination for the sports fan with the India’s tour of Sri Lanka. As the most diverse, original and relevant entertainment content source in India’s OTT domain, sports is an integral part of that diversity. We aim to provide our users with a year-round, immersive sporting experience.”



Test Matches
26-Jul-17 Galle 9:15 am onwards
3-Aug-17 Colombo 9:15 am onwards
12-Aug-17 Kandy 9:15 am onwards
ODI Matches
20-Aug-17 Dambulla 1.30 pm onwards
24-Aug-17 Kandy 1.30 pm onwards
27-Aug-17 Kandy 1.30 pm onwards
31-Aug-17 Colombo 1.30 pm onwards
3-Sep-17 Colombo 1.30 pm onwards
T20 Match
6-Sep-17 Colombo 6:00 pm onwards

About Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN)

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation which owns and operates the Sony Entertainment network of television channels.

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