Amazon Prime Video acquires New Zealand Cricket rights

December 23, 2021

Amazon Prime Video India to stream all international games in New Zealand.


Amazon Prime Video India has announced a multi-year partnership with New Zealand Cricket, which will see the streaming service exclusively stream all men’s and women’s international cricket matches played in New Zealand for the Indian audiences. The partnership will cover all formats of the game, which include Tests, ODIs and T20Is.

The deal will be kicked off from the upcoming New Zealand-Bangladesh series that gets underway from January 1, 2022. The Indian women’s tour of New Zealand will follow that in February 2022, and the men’s team’s tour of the Black Caps will round out the 2022 schedule in November 2022.


Gaurav Gandhi, Country Head, Amazon Prime Video India, stated:

Cricket is undoubtedly the most loved sport in India and our collaboration with New Zealand Cricket underlines our commitment to give our customers what they want. The upcoming series will be Prime Video’s first foray into live cricket in India.

We have a special place in our hearts and our screens for the brilliant and much-admired New Zealand men and women’s cricket teams, both of whom are highly ranked by the ICC across format between two will be an exciting action-packed year for fans across India.

As we step into the New Year, the pitch looks great for a game we want to play. We are thrilled to bring India’s most loved sport, cricket to screens now. We can all agree that cricket is more than a sport in India.


David White, CEO, New Zealand Cricket, added:

We believe the future of sports viewing is live streaming. They are innovative and progressive in this area and in particular in the Indian market, which is one of our key targets since people love cricket there.


Aditya Chaudhuri

Hailing from the City of Joy, the things that bring me joy are cricket, a good non-tilt CS:GO session, F1 and movies.

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