Due to copyright issues, there are various restrictions on starting your own live streaming of a sports event. Especially, when you are from an Asian country, you would love to live stream the cricket matches on YouTube or on Facebook.
If you do so you could get a strike or takedown request from the management or the organizers of that particular event. But, you can do that for your local sporting event. You can start live streaming of your local cricket match on Facebook or on YouTube. There would be a lot of people who would love to watch a local match as well.
How to Stream Live Sport Event?
The first thing which is most important, is to check if you have the right to live-stream a sports event? Normally, organizers of local sports events have no issue if you do a live stream on YouTube or on Facebook.
Or in some cases, you can live stream cricket commentary as well. But remember, for IPL matches and other matches involving India, don’t take a risk. They don’t allow live commentary as well on YouTube.
Here are 3 simple tips that you should know in order to start a live stream of your local cricket match.
Select Streaming Platform
First of all, you have to decide on which platform you want to live stream. Mostly Facebook and YouTube are the two best platforms where you can live stream any local event or a local cricket match.
If you know how to stream live sport events, you can use your mobile for that. But remember, to live stream from a mobile on YouTube, you must have 1,000 plus subscribers on your YouTube channel.
Your selection of the platform will depend on the features you get from that particular streaming platform. You can find another live streaming platform as well if you think that you will get better features.
Choose the Right Streaming Software
For a professional streaming setup, you need to do this with a proper camera setup. With that using streaming software on your computer is a must. You can find various streaming software that you can use for your live streaming of sports events.
There are some open-source free streaming software, browser-based streaming options, and paid streaming software with various options. When you are streaming a sports event, you should have the option of inviting guests so that they can join you for commentary on the match.
Free open-source streaming software, OBS doesn’t have this feature. So you should try a browser-based streaming option or a paid software that provides an option to invite guests during your live streaming.
Have a Strong Network Connection
The most important thing for any live streaming setup is the network connection. You can’t just rely on a standard internet service provider and traditional cabling system.
If you want to set up a professional streaming setup then you should focus on your network connections and you should have an upgrading cabling system. Any professional commercial Audio Video company can provide reliable solutions for setting up your streaming setup.
You need high bandwidth so that you can stream high-quality video and audio over different platforms. A commercial audio video company can ensure this by applying a structured cabling system that can handle the high bandwidth data transmission.
Add Professional Streaming Elements
If you have a properly skilled team and you know how to use the streaming software at its full strength, you should use the professional streaming elements to entertain your audience. To show the score and stats of the match, you need some graphics work.
Your audio expert can add some music and sounds and can mix it with the commentary to increase the excitement level for the viewers. You can add as many features as you want when you have a strong network connection and have a great reliable audio-video setup based on structured cabling.
Maria Patel is a graduate of the Punjab Sports University and earned the Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga. Since then she is working as a Yoga Instructor at a local club. Maria also loves to write blogs on different news sites.