New Delhi : The Indian cricket board Monday terminated the existing telecast rights contract with Nimbus for defaulting payment . The contract was to expire in 2014 .
Nimbus will no longer cover both international and domestic matches played in India .
This was confirmed Monday by some top BCCI members even though an official confirmation is still awaited .
Apparently Nimbus has failed to make 50 per cent advance payment for both the England and West Indies series .
Sources said Nimbus had still to pay an outstanding amount of Rs 85 crore .
Nimbus has been the BCCI’s broadcast partner for five years now. It first signed a four-year deal in 2005-06 and renewed the contract in 2009-10 after being offered first right of refusal. The present contract was to last till 2014.