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CNN-IBN shows IPL Mania in Cricketainment

The special programming kicked off yesterday and will continue till the end of the IPL season on May 27

April 3, 2012:

The Indian Premier League is back in its fifth season with its electric mix of cricket and entertainment and CNN-IBN will be there to give its viewers the most comprehensive coverage of this sporting spectacle with its lineup of special programming called Cricketainment.

The CNN-IBN team of some of India’s most experienced sports journalists will be joined by well-known experts of the game such as Harsha Bhogle, Sanjay Manjrekar, Aakash Chopra, Anil Kumble, Shishir Hattangdi, Maninder Singh to give the viewersthe sharpest and most precise analysis of every game in the tournament.

Cricketainment begins its innings on CNN IBN from April 2 and continues till the end of the IPL season on May 27. The coverage will be divided in two stages:


The show will feature celebrities and guests and will discuss strengths and weaknesses of all IPL teams and try to predict who will come out on top in IPL 5.

Timings: April 2 @ 7:00 PM & April 3 @ 7:00 PM


Daily pre & post-match analysis where the experts will discuss & analyze the teams’ performance

Timings: April 4 – May 27, Everyday @ 3:30 PM, 7:30 PM & 11:30 PM

Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor-in-Chief, CNN-IBN, IBN7 & IBN Lokmat, said, “The tournament that shook cricket and enthralled fans is back and so is our boundless IPL coverage on and off the field. Cricketainment aims to give viewers multiple perspectives of the tournament with the most pertinent experts and our team of reporters who add the extra spark into the game”


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