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SPN and WWE to host WWE Superstars ‘The New Day’ in India

Kofi Kingston and Big E will appear on Extraaa Innings T20 during a visit to Mumbai

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) and WWE will be hosting the WWE Tag Team, ‘The New Day’ in India this week to meet WWE’s incredible Indian fans and take part in an exclusive local sport event.

The WWE Superstars, Kofi Kingston and Big E, will be in Mumbai from May 10 to May 12. As part of the three-day tour, the longest-reigning WWE Tag Team Champions of all time will appear on Extraaa Innings T20. In addition, fans across the city will get a chance to meet and greet their heroes.

Rajesh Kaul

“SPN’s partnership with WWE will give our viewers the opportunity to see The New Day on SPN’s flagship show. Our aim at the sports cluster of SPN is to present the appeal of WWE to a broader fan base. WWE continues to enthral viewers with its characters, storylines and its marquee events, and we are giving our viewers a first-hand experience of WWE with The New Day’s visit to India,” said Rajesh Kaul, President, Sports and Distribution, Sony Pictures Networks India.

Sheetesh Srivastava, Vice-President and General Manager, WWE India, said, “Indians are passionate about great sports and entertainment, from the thrilling, non-stop action of the Indian Premier League, to the dramatic storytelling and elaborate productions of Bollywood movies. We are sure that The New Day will experience the essence of Indian culture during this visit.”

“WWE offers a unique combination of thrilling live action and physical stunts, woven into incredible dramatic storylines and performed by larger-than- life characters like WWE Superstars Kofi Kingston and Big E. WWE fans in India experience the unique combination of sports and entertainment, enjoying the very best of both worlds,” said Ed Wells, Executive Vice President, WWE International.

The New Day comprises WWE Superstars Big E, Kofi Kingston, and Xavier Woods, and the trio now performs as part of the SmackDown brand. Fans can tune in to SmackDown locally every Wednesday at 5:30 am on Ten 2, with additional airings later in the day at 5:00 pm on Ten 1 channel.

The New Day are two-time WWE Tag Team Champions, with their second reign being the longest for any tag team champions in WWE history at 483 days.

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