Cricket South Africa and Stats Perform have signed an exclusive partnership agreement which consists in the provision and processing of sports data.
Under the new agreement, Stats Perform’s trusted opta and RunningBall data brands will collect, analyse and deliver official ultrafast data and ball-by-ball event data to global broadcast, media, and betting operators.
Providing insights and information to deepen the engagement of fans and bettors with CSA’s competitions, teams and players.
CSA’s national team coaches, analysts and performance staff working with each Mzansi Super League franchise will also have access to Stats Perform’s ProVision recruitment tool to inform their player selection and opposition analysis.
Powered by Stats Perform’s opta data, ProVision provides an online platform for detailed data-driven analysis across both red ball and white ball formats.
The platform is designed to meet the specific needs of teams through the application of interactive graphics, charts, and visualisations, integrated with match footage.
In addition to data coverage, Stats Perform will distribute exclusive live match video streams to licensed global sportsbook operators through their Watch&Bet betting platform.
Stats Perform will also deliver CSA news clips to media worldwide through their editorial content service.
The deal includes live streams and live data for all South African home international fixtures across all formats, as well as CSA’s domestic competitions.
Stats Perform is the largest cricket data provider in the world and the new CSA agreement represents an important addition to the company’s growing portfolio of official cricket data rights deals.
About Stats Perform
Stats Perform collects the richest sports data in the world and transforms it through revolutionary artificial intelligence (AI) to unlock the most in-depth insights for media and technology, betting and team performance.
Stats Perform embraces and solves the dynamic nature of sport – be that for digital and broadcast media with differentiated storytelling.
Tech companies with reliable and fast data to power their innovations, sportsbooks with in-play betting and integrity services, or teams with first-of-its-kind AI analysis software.
As the leading sports data and AI company, Stats Perform works with the top global sports media, tech companies, sportsbook operators, teams and leagues.
About Cricket South Africa
Cricket South Africa (CSA), an affiliate of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) and a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC), is the national governing body for the sport of cricket in South Africa and administers all aspects of South African cricket, men and women, both in the professional and amateur spheres.