Mumbai: Sportradar, the leading supplier of sports integrity solutions and sports data products announced 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.”