After the pictures were cut, pundits David 'Bumble' Lloyd and Nick Knight had to provide phone commentary of the action for 15 minutes from 10am.
Lloyd, who revealed that the blackout was due to a "licence issues", was forced to turn into a radio presenter at short notice.
"Where's Aggers [Jonathan Agnew] when you need him?" he said at one point, in reference to the BBC's lead cricket commentator on radio show Test Match Special.
It is understood that the blackout was caused by a breakdown in negotiations between rights holding production company Nimbus, the Board of Control for Cricket in India and the Indian government.
The Sky Sports television coverage resumed at 10.15am after Lloyd reported that the dispute between the three parties had been successfully resolved.
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