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September 20, 2019 by Surrey Scorchers

Flyers v Scorchers Live & FREE On YouTube!

Surrey Scorchers’ opening game of the 2019-20 season, against Bristol Flyers at the WISE Arena, will be streamed live and for FREE on YouTube!

Click here to visit the BBL’s stream, which starts in plenty of time for the 7.30pm tip-off.

In an unprecedented move for a top-tier UK professional sporting league, all BBL Championship, Cup, Trophy and Play-Off games will be free-to-view on the BBL’s dedicated YouTube channel this season – either live or on-demand.

In addition, edited game highlights and the traditional top plays of the week will be joined by a new YouTube social show, scheduled to launch in December to provide a platform for players, coaches and fans to debate the hot-topics from the week’s sporting action.

Bob Hope, BBL’s Commercial Director said: “Being in control of our broadcast rights and moving all the action free-to-view will be a real game-changer. This move will allow increased viewing opportunities for our existing fanbase and will act as a prominent shop-window for attracting new fans to the BBL.

“This exciting move will see more eyes on the sport than ever, as there is a significant younger audience out there that we wish to engage with – this audience is of the generation that is not accustomed to paying for their sporting content, so with this move we are addressing their needs.”

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