Apr 16, 2018

The long-term pain in cricket’s anti-siphoning spin

Seven and Foxtel have pulled a fast one on cricket fans, ducking regulations to lock two thirds of international cricket matches on a subscription service. Will will it be enough to save Foxtel's sinking subscriber base?

Christopher Warren

Journalist and media watcher

Seven West Media CEO Tim Worner, Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland, and Fox Sports CEO Patrick Delaney

Shareholders in Seven West Media should enjoy the boost from the new cricket deal while they can, because they may well come to regret undermining the anti-siphoning laws.

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